Want to play castaway for a day? From the Caribbean to California, these nine islands offer pristine beaches and abundant wildlife.
Be sure to: Visit Boneyard Beach, a sandy stretch spiked with salt-washed skeletons of cedars and oaks.
How to get there: Drive 20 miles east of downtown Jacksonville on A1A North. For guided paddle tours, contact Kayak Amelia; 904/251-0016 or kayakamelia.com. For more info, call 904/251-2320 or visit floridastateparks.org.