Unknown object appears on a Florida beach, sparks speculation among beachgoers

Mysterious object appears on Florida beach – Credit: Volusia County At Daytona Beach Shores in Volusia County, Florida, there is something peaking through the beach that has locals and officials buzzing with curiosity. Volusia County Beach Safety and beachgoers recently spotted the mysterious object, according to a series of announcements sent by county officials via

‘Sand is like gold.’ The pricey cost of restoring Florida’s beaches before the next Hurricane hits

Sand walkway to South Beach — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Mia2you The Sunshine State’s beautiful sandy beaches aren’t just one of the biggest money-makers in the state’s tourism industry, they’re also the first line of defense against storm surges and flooding caused by tropical storms and hurricanes. Now, after both coasts were hit during

A chest labeled “NEVERBREAK” mysteriously appeared ashore on Florida beach

Treasure chest washes up on Florida shore – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Isabella Pfenninger With over 1,350 miles of beaches and natural areas along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, Florida boasts the second-longest coastline of any state in the contiguous United States. Due to its peculiar geography and topography, the state is

This Florida beach town was rated the number-one surf spot in the U.S.

Surf Hotspot: Cocoa Beach, FL Pier – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by lunamarina The top surfing locations in the world provide more than just consistent waves. The perfect surf spot requires warm water, lots of breaks, and a long, wide beach. Additionally, it helps if there is a lively surf posse in the water. All

Crandon Park Beach makes it onto Florida’s five “most beautiful” beaches list

Crandon Park Beach – Courtesy: Krystal Socorro, Florida Insider Swaying palm trees, soft, sugary sand, and a scenery worthy of a postcard picture, Crandon Park Beach has always been a must-visit destination for Key Biscayne visitors and residents alike. At least 189 official beaches are located among the Sunshine State’s 360 miles of coastline, and

Shocking video shows enormous tornado-like waterspouts ravaging Florida coast

Waterspout Water Tornado – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by aramiu Impressive video footage caught one of several massive waterspouts that lurked over coastal waters in northwest Florida early Tuesday morning, as lightning and thunderstorms briefly ravaged the area. One clip in specific captured the attention of several social media users when it first emerged on

Florida Travel Season: When to go for fewer crowds, travel deals, and better weather

General view of the Universal Studios Florida theme park – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kamira Aside from its beautiful beaches, nonstop sunshine, and top-of-the-line theme parks, one of Florida’s biggest downsides is that there’s never a bad time to visit. The weather is nice and warm which means you’ll never have to worry about

Safety tips for beachgoers after recent shark attacks in Florida

Woman swimming with shark swimming beneath her – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Willyam Bradberry People are growing concerned after multiple shark attacks have occurred across Florida. Recently, a teen survived a scary attack in North Florida on June 30, while a young woman was hospitalized after a recent attack while swimming in the Florida

What is that smell? Central Florida’s coast is covered in tons of foul seaweed

Stinky Seaweed Covering Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by nomis_h If you’re looking to visit the beach soon, you may encounter a foul stench and sand that is covered in brown seaweed. Sargassum, a type of seaweed, is arriving in record quantities this year on the coast of Central Florida, according to researchers, and

Thanks to new law, local governments now have the right to ban smoking on Florida beaches

No Smoking Sign – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Bokeh Blur Background Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill on Friday authorizing local governments to prohibit smoking on public Florida parks and beaches. Local leaders will now have complete jurisdiction in regulating smoking at beaches. This includes stricter laws on cigarette disposal, the creation of