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When looking to indulge in some fun away from the top theme parks in the city, consider flocking to the best beaches near Orlando.
Although smack-dab in the middle of the state, the city is more or less equidistant from each one of the state's coasts—making it the ideal starting point for a quick day trip.
Whether opting for the pastel beach towns of the Gulf coast or taking the one-hour-long drive to the Atlantic ocean, you'll arrive at one of these splendid beaches ready for a day of fun and recharging. The best part of it all? At each one of these destinations, you'll find plenty of awesome bars and restaurants to visit after your time on the sand.
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