Florida's 1,200 miles of sandy shores tend to get so crowded in summer that you can barely see the waves for the knees. Instead of squeezing in next to other beachgoers while they slather on sunscreen with their boom boxes blaring, seek out lesser-known seaside playgrounds where you can toss a Frisbee or spread a picnic blanket on your own little stretch of quiet, sandy paradise.
These 10 hidden beaches may lack lifeguard stands, but you'll trade the mass mentality for the off-the-beaten-path allure of natural beauty.
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