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Latest beach news

Red Tide is gone in Pinellas County, and the beaches are wide open

The visitors are still staying away on the Suncoast, much to the delight to the tourists who did arrive (but not the businesses).
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Mexico Beach couple gets married on remains of home destroyed by Hurricane Michael

A firefighter and a police officer from the tiny Panhandle town decide to tie the knot where they fell in love.
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Good places to see manatees in the wild when it’s cold in Florida

From observation decks to snorkeling trips, here is where you can spot the wintering marine mammals as temperatures start to drop.
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Paintings help preserve quaint cottages in Indian Rocks Beach

A trio of artists create canvases of the houses along Gulf Boulevard, reminding people why they want to live in the small homes instead of high-rise condos.
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Four easy steps to creating the perfect beach sunset selfie

Taking a little time to set up your photo the right way (and learning the secrets of your shoe) will work wonders.
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Latest travel guides

Bald Point State Park Travel Guide

A secluded, largely undeveloped beachfront on the edge of the Forgotten Coast.
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Patrick AFB Beaches Travel Guide

A stretch of oceanfront that offers a break from overdevelopment, for more than base personnel.
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Cocoa Beach Travel Guide

Once known as the home of NASA employees and 'I Dream of Jeannie,' the Space Coast beach town beckons surfers and families.
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Daytona Beach Shores Travel Guide

A laid-back community south of Daytona Beach, catering to families on vacation and retirees with time-shares and condos.
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New Smyrna Beach Travel Guide

Surfing and sun-worshiping are popular pastimes in NSB, which is cheaper and less crowded than its neighbor beaches.
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Marco Island Travel Guide

The moneyed resort town features the showcase Tigertail Beach and acts as the developed anchor for Ten Thousand Islands and the Everglades.
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