In many places the sand in Florida is packed down hard enough so that not just bicycles, but cars, and even RVs can cruise along the beach. Cars used to race along these sandy strips, that’s how auto racing in Daytona got its start.
We weren’t ready for any five hundred mile speed competitions, but we were pretty jazzed about riding our trusty bikes right along the ocean. We rode several miles and came upon the many common inhabitants of the Florida beaches.
Check out amazing birds (including anhinga and vultures), raccoons, manatees, jellyfish and more!
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