As the days grow longer and the temperature rises, Ponce Inlet blossoms into a vibrant coastal paradise, inviting visitors to experience the true essence of summer. With the arrival of this exciting season, we are thrilled to announce the start of our extended summer hours of operation at Ponce Inlet. From now on, we'll be open from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM, with the last admission sold at 8:00 PM. Get ready for endless adventures and unforgettable moments in the heart of this picturesque destination.
Sun, Sand, and Splendor
Ponce Inlet is blessed with breathtaking beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see. The glistening waters of the Atlantic Ocean provide the perfect backdrop for a variety of water activities, from swimming and surfing to boating and fishing. Soak up the sun, build sandcastles, or simply stroll along the shore, allowing the gentle waves to lull you into a state of relaxation.
Explore the Iconic Lighthouse
No visit to Ponce Inlet is complete without a visit to its crowning jewel - the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Standing tall as a beacon of history, this magnificent structure offers panoramic views from its summit, captivating visitors with its charm and storied past. Take a guided tour, discover the fascinating exhibits, and learn about the maritime heritage that shaped the area.
Natural Wonders and Outdoor Escapes
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds Ponce Inlet. Embark on nature trails at the nearby Lighthouse Point Park or spot diverse bird species at the adjacent Smyrna Dunes Park. For those seeking a thrilling adventure, consider renting a kayak or paddleboard to explore the waterways and encounter the local marine life up close.
Delightful Dining and Local Cuisine
Indulge your taste buds with the flavors of Ponce Inlet. From fresh seafood to casual beachfront eateries, the area boasts a wide array of dining options to suit every palate. Treat yourself to a sunset dinner overlooking the water or savor a refreshing ice cream cone as you stroll along the promenade.
Endless Summer Adventures
With the beginning of our extended summer hours of operation, Ponce Inlet invites you to embark on a memorable journey filled with coastal charm, rich history, and endless summer adventures. From the iconic lighthouse to the picturesque beaches and diverse outdoor activities, this vibrant destination has something for everyone. Discover the magic of Ponce Inlet this summer and create memories that will last a lifetime.