U R E, IT ’S E ASY to categorize this stretch of Florida coastline as a beach town; after all, the miles of pristine white sand and tumbling tides make for an irresistible playground. But step beyond the surf and you’ll discover that this area’s wonders stretch far beyond the shoreline. There’s cutting-edge cuisine with a focus on freshness and sustainability; welcoming hotels and inns; the calm waters of the Intracoastal Waterway; the most biologically diverse estuary in all of North America; a proud history as the second-oldest
city in Florida; a thriving arts scene; an iconic lighthouse; a charming downtown; endless activities; and so much more. Yes, the beaches await, but every corner brings new surprises. Give yourself enough time to take it all in.