From white sand to water sports, here is the 2015 US Beach Guide.
Lanikai Beach, Kailua Hawaii
Lanikai means “heavenly sea” in Hawaiian. This small half mile beach has been consistently ranked among the best beaches in the world.
Ka’anapali Beach, Lahaina Hawaii
One of the best beaches in Maui that is great for both relaxing and water sports.
Siesta Key Public Beach, Siesta Key, Florida
This white sandy beach is known for it’s clean, hard-packed sand.
Hanalei Beach, Hanalei Beach, Hawaii
This beautiful beach is a great spot for boogie boarding and surfing.
Hunting Island State Park, Beaufort, South Carolina
In 1935 Hunting Island was classified as a state park. The park is a 5,000 acre secluded semitropical barrier island.
Saint Pete Beach, Saint Pete Beach, Florida
8 major barrier islands make up Saint Pete Beach. This beach offers both nature and top notch art museums which are just a ferry ride away.
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Honolulu, Hawaii
This protected park features a coral reef that is known as a great spot for seeing a diverse variety of marine life while snorkeling.
Caladesi Island State Park, Dunedin, Florida
This state park offers 3 miles of nature trails, a marina, picnic pavilions, bathhouses, a park concession and a beach with lots of water activities and sports.
St. Augustine Beach, Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Located on Anastasia Island which is a protected bird sanctuary and features 5 miles of beautiful white sandy beaches.
Ogunquit Beach, Ogunquit, Maine
This 3 and a half mile peninsula of sandy beach and grassy dunes forms a natural barrier between the Atlantic Ocean and the Ogunquit River. The beach features lots of activites to do and a amazing view of the rocky coast.
Race Point Beach, Provincetown, Massachusetts
Features miles of unspoiled beaches, beautiful sunsets and relaxing.
La Jolla Cove, La Jolla, California
Named San Diego’s most desirable spot for kayaking, snoreling and diving the water is calm and ecologically protected providing a safe home for colorful garibaldi, yellowtail, rays and even leopard sharks.
Assateague Beach, Assateague Island, Virginia
This large natural sand barrier features 37 miles of pristine beach and is famous for its wild horses.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Situated on the center of a large stretch of beach is this coastal city featuring hotels, resorts and attractions.
East Beach, Santa Barbara, California
Located in the center of Santa Barbara, this beach has it all from restaurants to the zoo to walking along the wharf.