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overall best beach near orlando

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overall best beach near orlando

were intersted in going to the beach and having a hard time deciding where to go, I think the gulf, my husband thinks going to the atlantic side is good enough, and ifo would be greatly appreciated. thanks in advance! blue clear water would make me happy.

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1. Re: overall best beach near orlando

Cocoa Beach on the Atlantic is a 1-1.5 hour drive east from Orlando.

Clearwater on the Gulf is at least a 2 hour drive west of Orlando.

If your husband wants to make you happy, he'll take you to the Gulf because the water is more blue turquoise/blue than the Atlantic.

I-4 traffic can be a hassle if you go west to Clearwater or east to Daytona. Rt 528 goes due east to Cocoa Beach.