Are There Beaches in orlando? 

Are There Beaches in Orlando?

The answer is, “No, there are no beaches in Orlando.” (bummer!)

There are, however, many things to do that involve water and if you’re willing to take a drive, you can find several beaches near Orlando.

Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach is 72 miles east of Orlando and is home to an 800-foot wooden pier iconic to popular Florida beaches. It is fun, easy-going, and absolutely beautiful.

Daytona Beach

It's 78 miles northeast of Orlando. The beach is safe for swimming and The Boardwalk is home to a beach amusement park with rides, carnival games, arcade games, and concessions.

Clearwater Beach

Located on the Gulf Coast, 94 miles southwest of Orlando, this beach has sugary white sand that is soft against your feet and the water is crystal clear.

New Smyrna Beach

It's home to an expansive stretch of hard-packed sand, making it perfect for beach walks, running, and biking. It's also voted as one of the top surfing destinations in the world .

St. Pete Beach

Voted as the No. 1 Beach in the U.S. in 2021, St. Pete Beach is known for its gorgeous views of the emerald green Gulf of Mexico, as well as its sugary soft white sand and is 100 miles southwest of Orlando.

Fort De Soto Park

This park offers two swimming areas on North Beach and East Beach and also has a nature trail, canoe trail, and two piers where fishing is permitted.

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