12 Things You'll Only Understand If You Grew Up Near The Beach
By Marisa Roman|Published February 04, 2018
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
By living in Florida, you’re pretty much always within driving distance to the beach. Which is pretty darn cool, if you ask us. Whether you’re by the panhandle, on the Gulf side, or over by the Atlanta, the beach is just a hop, skip, and a jump away. For those Floridians who grew up right on the beach or very close, however, there are a few things that only you will understand. Take a look.