East Coast Beaches - Maps and Directions

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    New Smyrna Beach Map and Directions

    ••• Directions and Maps for Florida's East Coast Beaches including New Smyrna Beach. National Park Service

    A popular beach for Orlando residents, New Smyrna Beach is one of the closer beach locations for those in Orange and Seminole county.  There are portions of beach that cars are permitted to drive on at New Smyrna Beach as seen in the Volusia County beach ramp map. Parents with younger children may want to consider parking is available lots and spending the day where cars are prohibited from driving on the beach.

    Directions to New Smyrna Beach from Orlando:
    From I-4, head East to SR 44 which is Exit 118 A.
    From that point you will travel east for around 19.4 miles.  When SR 44 becomes SR A1A, you can choose one of the many beach ramps or find public parking further south. 

    Also to Note:
    Continue on A1A south to Bethune Beach. Drive north on A1A and you will find the historic Ponce Inlet Lighthouse.

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    Apollo Beach Map and Directions

    ••• Directions and Maps for Florida's East Coast Beaches including the Canaveral National Seashore and Apollo Beach. National Park Service

    Apollo Beach is part of the national seashore and the wildlife refuge area that is located midway on Florida's east coast between Daytona Beach and Melbourne. Located at the north end of the Canaveral National Seashore, this Volusia County beach does contain areas that are clothing optional.

    Directions to Apollo Beach from Orlando:
    Two routes are available, depending on your location in the Orlando area.

    I-4 East to SR 44 which is Exit 118 A. From that point you will travel east for around 19.4 miles when SR 44 becomes SR A1A. You will continue on A1A for approximately 10 miles, heading south.

    I-95 North to SR 44 then east (continuing to follow the directions above.)

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    Mosquito Lagoon Map and Directions

    ••• Directions and Maps for Florida's East Coast Beaches including Mosquito Lagoon. National Park Service

    Popular fishing spot on Florida's East coast is Mosquito Lagoon with it's 23 miles of pristine habitat.  A fisherman's paradise.

    Directions the Mosquito Lagoon and Playalinda Beach area from Orlando:

    From the Airport, you will travel about 26 miles east on the FL 528.
    Head north on I-95 for a little over 8 miles until the exit for State Road 406 (exit number 220) towards Titusville.
    State Road 406 is also known as Garden Street which becomes A max Brewer Memorial Parkway or State Road 402.
    Take this to where it forks into Playalinda Beach Road. 

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    Playalinda Beach Map and Directions

    ••• Directions and Maps for Florida's East Coast Beaches including Playalinda Beach. National Park Service

    Within the Cape Canaveral National Seashore, Playalinda Beach is well known as one of Florida's nude beaches.  Local's term the area Beach 13 since Playalinda Beach is broken into 12 parking areas with the very end of the beach, past lot 12 sectioned off as the nude beach section. 

    The southern access of Playalinda Beach is in Titusville, on State Road 402.

    Directions Playalinda Beach from Orlando:

    From the Airport, you will travel about 26 miles east on the FL 528.
    Head north on I-95 for a little over 8 miles until the exit for State Road 406 (exit number 220) towards Titusville.
    State Road 406 is also known as Garden Street which becomes A max Brewer Memorial Parkway or State Road 402.
    TTake this to where it forks into Playalinda Beach Road. 

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