Walk in the Sand Florida Journey

This journey is a walk across the beachfronts of every beach in Florida starting at the tip of the panhandle, walking across and down the west coast, and back up the east coast of Florida. This journey will highlight my hikes and walking distances and destinations. At each beach, I talk about the sand, shoreline, wildlife and water and I share my hike along the soft Florida sands and my recommendations for where to start and stop a beach hike in the area. And I share when to kick off your shoes and when to keep them on. For more information about each beach and beach community in Florida, see my guides on FloridaSmart.com

Nature Coast Beaches

Nature Coast Beaches

Florida's Nature CoastWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  Fort Island, Crystal RiverPine Island Beach Park, Weeki WacheeHunter Springs, Crystal RiverKings Bay, Crystal RiverSunwest, HudsonRobert K Rees Memorial Park BeachFor more details about the Forgotten...

Bald Point Beach

Bald Point Beach

Bald Point BeachWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about the Forgotten Coast beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Florida’s Forgotten Coast BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration & Thoughts~...

Alligator Point Beach

Alligator Point Beach

Alligator PointWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about the Forgotten Coast beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Florida’s Forgotten Coast BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration & Thoughts~...

Carabelle Beach

Carabelle Beach

Carabelle BeachWalk in the Sand 1 miles hiking on beach  For more details about the Forgotten Coast beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Florida’s Forgotten Coast BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration & Thoughts~...

St George Island

St George Island

St George Island Walk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  St George Island State ParkSt George Island Beach WalkFor more details about the Forgotten Coast beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Florida’s Forgotten Coast...

Cape San Blas Walk

Cape San Blas Walk

Cape San BlasWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  St Joseph Peninsula State ParkCape San Blas BeachCape San Blas Jetty BeachCape San Blas, Donna KayCape San Blas PointSalinas ParkIndian PassFor more details about the Forgotten Coast beaches with things to...

Port St Joe & Windmark Beach

Port St Joe & Windmark Beach

Port St Joe & Windmark BeachWalk in the Sand on Florida's Forgotten Coast 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about the Forgotten Coast beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Florida's Forgotten Coast BeachesMy Daily...

Mexico Beach Walk

Mexico Beach Walk

Mexico Beach, FLWalk in the Sand on Florida's Forgotten Coast 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about the Forgotten Coast beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Florida's Forgotten Coast BeachesMy Daily Walk in the...

St Andrews State Park

St Andrews State Park

St Andrews State Park, Panama City BeachWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about St Andrews State Park and Panama City Beach with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Panama City BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand...

Panama City Beach Walk

Panama City Beach Walk

Panama City BeachWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about Panama City Beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Panama City BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration & Thoughts~ Patti Jewel

Panama City Beach, County Pier

Panama City Beach, County Pier

Panama City Beach, County PierWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about Panama City Beach beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Panama City BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration & Thoughts~...

Panama City Beach, Pier Park

Panama City Beach, Pier Park

Panama City Beach, Pier ParkWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about Pier Park with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Panama City BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration & Thoughts~ Patti Jewel

Laguna Beach Walk

Laguna Beach Walk

Laguna Beach, FLWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Panama City BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration & Thoughts~ Patti Jewel

Camp Helen State Park

Camp Helen State Park

Camp Helen State Park, Panama City BeachWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about Pier Park with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Panama City BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration & Thoughts~ Patti...

30A – Inlet Beach

30A – Inlet Beach

Panama City BeachWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration & Thoughts~...

30A – Rosemary Beach

30A – Rosemary Beach

Scenic Highway 30A, Rosemary BeachWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration...

30A – Alys Beach

30A – Alys Beach

Scenic Highway 30A, Alys BeachWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration &...

30A – Seacrest

30A – Seacrest

Scenic Highway 30A, Seacrest BeachWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration...

30A – WaterSound

30A – WaterSound

Scenic Highway 30A, WaterSoundWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration &...

30A – Deer Lake

30A – Deer Lake

Scenic Highway 30A, Blu3 Mountain Beach Walk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand...

30A – Walton Dunes

30A – Walton Dunes

Scenic Highway 30A, Walton DunesWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration...

30A – Seagrove

30A – Seagrove

Scenic Highway 30A, Seagrove Walk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration &...

30A – Seaside

30A – Seaside

Scenic Highway 30A, Seaside Walk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration &...

30A – Watercolor

30A – Watercolor

Scenic Highway 30A, WatercolorWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see theUltimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration &...

30A – Grayton Beach

30A – Grayton Beach

Scenic Highway 30A, Grayton BeachWalk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration...

30A – Blue Mountain

30A – Blue Mountain

Scenic Highway 30A, Blu3 Mountain Beach Walk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand...

30A – Gulf Place

30A – Gulf Place

Scenic Highway 30A, Gulf Place Walk in the Sand 2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration...

30A – Dune Allen

30A – Dune Allen

Scenic Highway 30A, Dune Allen Walk in the Sand 3.2 miles hiking on beach  For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat and stay, see the Ultimate Guide to Scenic Highway 30A & South Walton BeachesMy Daily Walk in the Sand Inspiration...

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Walk in the Sand Hiking trail to beach 1 mile3.2 miles hiking on beach Topsail is a perfect park to visit if you love to hike, love Florida nature and Florida beaches. For more details about 30A beaches with things to do, where to eat...

Miramar Beach Walk

Miramar Beach Walk

Walk in the Sand Miramar Beach 2.5 mile hikeMiramar Beach is part of the Destin area beaches. This stretch of coastline features the same pure white soft sand and wide beachfronts. For the 2.5 mile hike, start at Miramar Beach access at Pompano Joes and head east to...

Destin Beach Walk

Destin Beach Walk

Walk in the Sand Destin Beach 4.5 Mile WalkDestin Florida is known as the luckiest fishing capital in the world, but the beaches are what bring more people to the area. And if you are a beach lover like me, you need to be on the beach!  Destin beaches are some of the...

Destin Jetty’s Norriego Point Beach Walk

Destin Jetty’s Norriego Point Beach Walk

Walk in the Sand Destin's Jetty - Norriego Point 1 mile around the pointNorriego Point is a gorgeous beach area across from Destin's Harborwalk that jets out into the harbor with Jetty rocks, beach, swimming, snorkeling and fishing areas.The walk around the perimeter...

Okaloosa Island Fort Walton Beach Walk

Okaloosa Island Fort Walton Beach Walk

Walk in the Sand at Okaloosa Island 3 miles along the coastlineOkaloosa Island is the part of Santa Rosa Island in Fort Walton Beach. What makes Okaloosa Island stand out, is that it offers some of the best access points for residents and visitors.  Each accessway has...

Navarre Beach Walk

Navarre Beach Walk

Walk in the Sand Navarre Beach 3 mile hike on west end1 mile hike on east side of PierNavarre is a small town with a different kind of charm. The vibe here is all about being the most relaxing beach town. It truly is a place to go and unwind and relax! And if you love...

Pensacola – Santa Rosa Beach Seashore

Pensacola – Santa Rosa Beach Seashore

Walk at the East end of Pensacola Beach at Santa Rosa area of Gulf Islands National Seashore 3 mile hike into the seashore Like many other areas during our visit, the road was also closed due to Gulf Islands National Seashore being closed from Hurricane Sally...

Pensacola – West end at Fort Pickens

Pensacola – West end at Fort Pickens

West End of Pensacola Beach Walk at the Fort Pickens entrance area 2 mile hike into the park On the western end of Pensacola Beach is a beautiful beach that is the start of Fort Pickens, It was unfortunately closed so we were not able to get in to see the historic...

Our Home Beach in Pensacola

Our Home Beach in Pensacola

Walk in the Sand along the East side of the Pensacola Pier 2 mile hike from the Pier to our home beach Pensacola Beach is one of the worlds most beautiful beaches. By starting our journey along the Pensacola Beaches, it puts a high bar on the rest of the beaches...

Pensacola Beach Pier Walk

Pensacola Beach Pier Walk

Walk in the Sand at Pensacola Beach Pier 1 mile hike on the west side of the Pier Pensacola Beach welcomes you with the iconic sign as you cross across the bridge from Gulf Breeze. The island doesn't have any fast food and only convenience stores for groceries, so...

Johnson Beach Seashore on Perdido Key

Johnson Beach Seashore on Perdido Key

Walk in the Sand in Perdido Key Florida at Johnson Beach and the Gulf Island National Seashore 2 mile hike along the shoreline Perdido Key is a long stretch of barrier island that features the most gorgeous white sand beaches in the most natural setting.When you go...

Perdido Key Walk

Perdido Key Walk

Walk in the Sand in Perdido Key Florida starting at the Alabama border 6 mile hike in just under 3 hours Perdido Key was a perfect starting point for our journey to walk a mile on every beach in Florida. We started at the Florida-Alabama border and headed east. This...

Pensacola Area Beaches Florida

Pensacola Area Beaches Florida

The Journey to Walk in the Sand of every beach in Florida started at one of the most beautiful and natural beaches on the planet, Pensacola area beaches. This blog is a personal experience of our walk documenting our month long stay in the Pensacola Area Beaches....

Walk in the Sand Journey Starts in Florida

Walk in the Sand Journey Starts in Florida

The Journey to Walk in the Sand on every beach in the world begins in Florida. The journey will begin at the most northwestern beach in Florida at Perdido Key where Florida borders Alabama in the beautiful Emerald Coast. We'll be walking east across the panhandle...

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