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Apollo Beach

Address: Canaveral National Seashore, New Smyrna Beach, FL
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Activities: Wind-surfing, Fishing
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Activities: Wind-surfing, Fishing
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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

This is out-of-the way enough that you can almost always find a quiet stretch of beach to have to yourself. No lifeguards. No cars on the beach. There is limited parking so you might need to stop at a different parking lot than you expected. Can be serene. Usually more fishermen than swimmers or sunbathers. May be a little windy.

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Buffalo
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45 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Head down to lot number 5 to complete your get away from the crowds. As with the other designated parking areas, you will have a large deck/sitting area to look out and enjoy the ocean view. The beach is un-groomed and full of all types of shells both whole and crushed which makes up its unique blend of sand. And... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is one of the two beaches in Florida with a legal nude beach. The beach is clothing optional at parking area # 5. The only place to get a good tan without tan lines. If you want a place to be nude to swim and sun bath this is it.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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70 reviews 70 reviews
33 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Part of the National Park System. Long undeveloped slip of land and waterways that are part of the park system. We went in January and there were no crowds. Just lots of quiet beach with some historical tours. Loved it. Great for the over 50 group

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Really beautiful and remote location. It's clothing-optional past a certain point, and it's getting more popular with that crowd. So, don't go if the sight of naked old people bothers you, because you will see some of that. Still, a beautiful spot for those in the right mindset.

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DeLand, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Glad to see it hasn't changed much since I first started going 28+ years ago. I grew up about an hour's drive away and discovered Apollo when I was about 20. I've been there on the 4th of July & Memorial Day holidays, and have seen nudists at every parking area. The parking areas are spread out so far from... More 

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Edgewater, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Pro's and Cons Con: You must get up early to get a parking spot for lot #5. Pro-If you get a parking spot, the beach is clean, beautiful and clothing optional. I feel like this is my little piece of Paradise and freedom.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Parking is very limited. Wide open space. Very HOT Day so did not stay long. Will return next time in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Seems the bane of high tides, bugs and rude people eluded us on out first trip here. The fact that parking area 5 leads to a clothing optional beach isn't well sign posted and parking is very limited, however, we lucked out and had a car leave within minutes if arriving. The beach itself is clean and pristine. The people... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Had a GREAT day at Apollo Beach. CLOTHING OPTIONAL - totally legal. Clear, clean ocean water. Very quiet and peaceful. The middle of nowhere. Only CONS - very little parking and no "running water" in the bathrooms. I will return.

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