Whether you’re kayaking through mangroves, bodysurfing with manta rays, or sunbathing with a piña colada in hand, soak up the Sunshine State with Moon Florida Gulf Coast. Inside you’ll find: *Flexible itineraries from short beach getaways to a 10-day road trip covering all 700 miles of the Florida Gulf Coast *Strategic advice for beach-goers, wildlife enthusiasts, water sports lovers, and more *The best spots for outdoor adventures like kayaking, hiking, biking, bird-watching, and fishing, and the best beaches for swimming, sunsets, and seclusion *Top activities and unique experiences: Discover the vibrant performing arts scene in Sarasota or stroll through quaint riverfront towns and secluded island enclaves. Unwind on shell-scattered beaches, explore winding mazes of mangroves, or spot gators in the swampy Everglades. Ride the coasters at Busch Gardens, browse art galleries in Naples, or check out a local swamp buggy race. Sail through the canals of Tampa, kick back at a beachfront oyster bar, and sip a local brew as the sun sets over the ocean *Expert advice from Florida native Jason Ferguson on where to stay, where to eat, and how to get around by car, bus, or boat *Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout *Background information on the Gulf Coast’s landscape, wildlife, history, and culture *Handy tips for international visitors, families with kids, LGBTQ travellers, and travellers with disabilities With Moon Florida Gulf Coast’s practical advice and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.
For more of the Sunshine State, try Moon Florida Keys. Hitting the road? Check out Moon South Florida & the Keys Road Trip