Top US Beaches for 2016

Just in time for summer, Dr. Beach is back with his list of the top US beaches for 2016.

Florida International University professor Stephen P. Leatherman (Dr. Beach), took into account 50 criteria including water and sand quality for the 2016 listing. Florida beaches earned 3 of the top spots while Hawaii brought home two.

1. Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Oahu, Hawaii
2. Siesta Beach, Sarasota, Florida
3. Kapalua Bay Beach, Maui, Hawaii
4. Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, Outer Banks of North Carolina
5. Coast Guard Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
6. Grayton Beach State Park, Florida panhandle
7. Coronado Beach, San Diego, California
8. Coopers Beach, Southampton, New York
9. Caladesi Island State Park, Dunedin/Clearwater, Florida
10. Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, South Carolina

 

Find out full details on the above and why each of these beaches made the list here.
Coopers Beach

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