With a coastline of 1,197 statute miles, tidal shoreline of 2,276 miles, 663 miles of beaches and more than 11,000 miles of rivers, streams & waterways, according to official figures, Florida is the place to be for water sports. Peanut Island, situated in the Intracoastal Waterway, is one of the most fascinating parks in Florida for snorkeling. You can see squid, rays, octopus, and brilliantly colored tropical fish. Key Largo, Marathon, Key West, and Crystal River are just a few others. Visitors’ other favorite water activities are parasailing, flyboarding, jet skiing, boating, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding.