If soaking in the sun and hanging out by the waves with an ice-cold beverage in your hand is your idea of heaven then this list of beaches is sure to excite your senses. America has seemingly countless beach towns and miles of coastline.
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7. Galveston, TX
The pure blue warm gulf waters eclipse this amazing shoreline. More than just your average beach city, Galveston has amazing restaurants, lively bars and tons of nightlife. Not only is it a spring break destination, it has near perfect weather almost all year. Everything is bigger in Texas including the fun in the sun. Be sure to walk the pier, play the games, ride the rides, and eat the food. A time surely to be treasured. Only 45 minutes from Houston International Airport. A vacation that is convenient and more reasonably priced than you would think awaits.
6. Waikiki Beach, Oahu HI
This Hawaiian gem is located on the second largest of the island. A picturesque scenery that will captivate your soul and have you feeling the authentic island vibes. Hear the sweet sounds of a ukulele and take a walk on the black volcanic sand that is as soft as it is beautiful. Palm trees beautiful water and perfect temperatures all year round. When you close your eyes and imagine the bluest water an island paradise this is what come to mind. About a 6-hour flight from LAX, this destination is sure to be on any beach loves must see list.
5. South Beach, Miami Fl
The ultimate party town captivating the lavish life and sexiness in abundance. All the beach 10 miles are topless, the sun is hot and so are the people. The water is crystal blue and the drinks go down so smooth as the Cuban music you hear as you dance the night away. Bars are open until 5am and the party never stops. Major art and music venues take place here right on the beach. There is no other place quite like this for people from all over the world coming together living the sun washed island life.
4. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach a great vacation spot on the East Coast and is less than a 10-hour drive away from over 70 million Americans. The silky white beaches here are known as “The Grand Strand” to South Carolinians. The extensive wide sandy beaches and the warm climate of the Myrtle Beach city attract people from all over the world as well as the USA. The city offers a wide range of entertainment and activities including various water sports, golfing, surfing, fishing, boating, and abundance of dining.
3. Pacific Beach in San Diego, California
Pacific Beach of San Diego is the place that represents the quintessence of a California Beach town. It is a famous spot for surf culture. The good vibes right by the beach nightlife of the Pacific Beach is an added benefit for tourist! After spending the day swimming in the ocean, at night, you can huddle around a bonfire on the shore or join the never-ending beach parties. Furthermore, the nightlife scene offers a vast variety of restaurants, bars and eateries for the food-lovers. You might be leaving your stay here saying brah but you will sure to be leaving with a smile.
2. Nantucket, Massachusetts
Situated around 50km from the Cape Cod, Nantucket is a mystical island. The name ‘Nantucket’ is derived from the Algonquian name for the islands, meaning ‘a faraway land’. With its bright blue water and white cottages surrounded by lush, red roses, the landscape of Nantucket seems to have come right out of a fairytale! The beauty of this serene beach makes it truly one of its kind. Many famous and super rich people live here because of its beauty and the fact its only accessible by ferry.
1. Cape May, New Jersey
Cape May is the farthest point on the south shore. The region is packed with a number of gorgeous beaches surrounding a quaint, Victorian-style town, which is sure to teleport you to the past! The entire city is designated as a National Historic Landmark due to the abundance of buildings belonging to the Victorian era.
The city is one of the oldest vacation spots of America and its mystical appeal and gorgeous beaches never fail to attract a large number of tourists every year. The beaches of Cape May have been ranked 5th in the Top Ten Beaches Contest organized by the Marine Sciences Consortium of New Jersey.
Tip: Don’t forget to pack your binoculars on your next trip to the Cape May because it is a perfect place to experience and marvel at dolphins while tanning on the warm, sandy beaches!
So, when are you going to head out to the top beaches of America and get that perfect tan?