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June 2021 Beach Day

Start summer off strong with unlimited warm beach days. The peaking air and water temperatures make June ideal for enjoying a day in the sun. Be careful though, the sun can be dangerous. To avoid heat exhaustion and burn, be sure to stay hydrated and religiously reapply that sunblock. Prepare yourself with our guide for June.

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Beach destination

Neptune Beach

Just east of Jacksonville, you’ll find this blissful beach community. Offering some of the most incredible sunrises and sunsets on the Atlantic coast, Neptune Beach is perfect for enjoying a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Its stretch of sand is hard-packed, making it great for cycling and the waves are ideal for surfing. The overall laid-back atmosphere invites individuals of all ages to come and enjoy.

Hilton Head Island to Neptune Beach

183.2 miles: 2 hours, 55 minutes

Hot spots near Neptune Beach

BrewHound Dog Park + Bar

A unique gathering place for dogs and their owners to play and mingle outside, enjoy delicious cold (or hot) beverages and relax in the beautiful Florida sunshine. It features a craft beer garden, wine on tap and specialty coffee.

Adventure Landing

If you’re traveling with little ones, this family fun center features a water park, miniature golf, batting cages, go-karts, kiddie roller coasters, an arcade, laser tag, a teddy bear factory and more.

Cradle Creek Preserve

Walk a system of natural trails and elevated boardwalks and enjoy a panoramic view from an observation platform overlooking Pablo Creek Estuary.

Beaches Museum 

Spend a few hours at this free museum, which celebrates the history of Neptune, Mayport, Atlantic, Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra beaches. Take a docent-led tour of a 1903 Post Office, a 1911 train engine, a railway depot and beautiful gardens.