Residents and tourists alike believe that South Florida is one of the best places to be. Those who live here are fortunate enough to experience a warm and tropical climate almost all year. However, there is an undeniable charm and excitement that accompanies the arrival of summer in this area. Floridians eagerly look forward to this time of year when the sun shines brightly, and they can engage in various enjoyable activities.

Here’s a list of some of the best South Florida summer destinations and great activities for the whole family, whether you want to soak up the sun or need some rainy-day options.

It’s summer, so of course, going to the beach is a must. Although there are many more beaches to explore than the list we’ve put together here, these are some of our favorites!

Fort Lauderdale Area Beaches

Fort Lauderdale Beach

Hollywood Beach

The City of Deerfield Beach AKA “Blue Wave Beach”

Pompano Beach

Miami Area Beaches

Miami Beach – North, Mid, and South 

Sunny Isles Beach

Bal Harbour Beach

Orlando Area Beaches

Vero Beach

Cocoa Beach

Daytona Beach

Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Orlando all have event calendars that are consistently updated with upcoming events, and Summer 2024 is already looking super fun! You can visit each state’s event calendars below:

Fort Lauderdale Events Calendar

Miami Annual Events Calendar

Orlando Events Calendar

Summer has just begun, and time flies when you’re having fun! With ample time on your side, indulge in weekend getaways or try out exciting new activities. Embrace the season and create unforgettable memories that will be cherished for years to come.