Fourth of July celebrations have had to contend with many restrictions and cancelations across the country this year. Several Florida beaches have even been closed for the holiday to promote social distancing. However, there are still plenty of shorelines to enjoy this weekend, and some of The Sunshine State’s favorite beaches will still be open. If you’re looking for some sand to dig your toes into this holiday, check out these open Florida beaches this Fourth of July weekend.
What better a place to social distance than in the sun and salty air on a stretch of shimmering beachfront? Just make sure you keep a couple of towel-lengths between you and your neighbors. Keep your favorite sands pristine and clean, and leave nothing but footprints!
From the Atlantic coast to the Gulf shores, these gorgeous Florida beaches are always worth the trip. So dig your toes in, lather up that sunscreen, and enjoy your Fourth of July under the Florida sun.
Address: Cocoa Beach, FL
Why You Need To Go: Most Brevard County beaches will be open this weekend with social distancing in place, including Cocoa Beach.
Address: Daytona Beach, FL
Why You Need To Go: Several Volusia County beaches are open this weekend, with the county highly encouraging masks and social distancing. While you’re in the area, check out the recently opened Daytona Lagoon Waterpark.
Address: Flagler Beach, FL
Why You Need To Go: Flagler County beaches will be open this weekend as well, with the county asking beachgoers to remember to dispose of their trash correctly and observe CDC health guidelines.
Address: Clearwater, FL
Why You Need To Go: Some of the best Gulf Coast beaches in Pinellas County will be open. You’ll also be able to snag free masks at these locations in Tampa Bay this week if you're in need.
Address: Treasure Island, FL
Why You Need To Go: Another Gulf Coast gem in Pinellas will also be open. Treasure Island's white sugar sand beaches and stunning sunsets will give you all the relaxation vibes.
St. Pete Beach
Address: St. Pete Beach, FL
Why You Need To Go: There’s always something to do at St. Pete Beach, but you won’t be blamed if all you really want to do is lounge by the waves all day.
We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.