Swimming

 

Splash in the water on a hot summer day at any of the lakes, rivers, springs, and beaches. Swimming holes are a favorite summer past time. The county and state parks have some of the most beautiful places for a family day of fun in the water. Here is a list of parks for a spring fed swimming holes:

Springs

Ponce de Leon State Park

Vortex Spring

Jackson County Park Recreational Area   Also known as Jackson Blue Springs. Rent paddle boats, kayaks, canoes to explore Merritt’s Mill Pond.

 

Beaches

 The clear turquoise waters  the Gulf of Mexico are home to award winning beaches known for its sandy white beaches and clear waters. It is a perfect place to splash in the waves and enjoy a family outing.

Franklin County -Take a dip in more than 250 miles of shores at the Forgotten Coast, Appalachicola, St. George Island, Carrabelle, Alligator Point, St. Vincent Island, check out the details here.

Bay County – The tranquil and developed beaches maintain its beauty. The award-winning beaches remain at the top of list year after year. In this area please find, Panama City Beach, Mexico Beach, Cape San Blas, Panama City Beach, Crooked Island, Shell Island. The large selection of coastline has more details here.

Walton County – The stunning beaches earn the name of it, simply stunning. This stretch of coast line beaches include 13 beach neighborhoods on 30A, Santa Rosa Beaches, San Destin, and Miramar Beach. Get the details on these magnificent beaches here.