North of Clearwater, Caladesi Island State Park is part of a chain of Florida’s coastal barrier islands. No homes, crowds, traffic or parking lots. It glistens w/ white sandy beaches. Caladesi Island earned a spot on Dr. Beach's 2018 Top 10 Beaches List.
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