With its shiny turquoise waters, white powder sands, and calm waters, Oahu’s Kailua Beach Park has simply been named the quality beach in America via ‘Dr. Beach’.
Coastal scientist and Florida International University professor Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman has been rating the satisfactory beaches across us of an under the alias for nearly 30 years, the use of 50 various factors to decide the top spots.
Factors range from water cleanliness and temperature to sand softness, views, and vistas provided, and protection. Kailua took the pinnacle spot way to its combination of gentle waves that make it best for households, to be had sports starting from kayaking to paddleboarding, and its available facilities.
The vicinity hosts lifeguards, free parking, restrooms, showers, picnic tables, and volleyball courts in conjunction with kayak leases, as kayaking to nearby offshore islands is a popular interest. Meanwhile, the nearby village of Kailua offers more than a few eating places and to-cross alternatives to take directly to the beach.
Two different beaches in Hawaii made list: Oahu’s Duke Kahanamoku Beach in fifth location and the Big Island’s Hapuna Beach State Park in 8th vicinity.
North Carolina’s Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, that’s Leatherman’s private favorite getaway seaside, got here in at 2nd region, with Ocracoke Island website hosting what Leatherman says are some of us of an’s “wildest beaches.”
Florida’s Grayton Beach State Park — a natural paradise full of huge sand dunes, emerald waters, and white sands — and New York’s Coopers Beach, a wide seashore with white quartz sand and grass-included dunes, rounded out the top 5.
Below are the top 10 pleasant beaches in America.
America’s Top 10 Beaches:
Kailua Beach Park—Hawaii
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach—North Carolina
Grayson Beach State Park—Florida
Coopers Beach—New York
Duke Kahanamoku Beach—Hawaii
Coast Guard Beach — Massachusetts
Caladesi Island State Park — Florida
Hapuna Beach State Park —Hawaii
Coronado Beach —California
Kiawah Beachwalker Park — South Carolina
Leatherman, who had a love of sand from a young age and even had the most important outside sand field in Charlotte, North Carolina at one point, has been journeying to beaches for years, ultimately main to the begin of the list in 1991
Located within the Virgin Islands National Park, Honeymoon Beach turned into once taken into consideration a properly-stored mystery among locals. While nevertheless very secluded, the romantically named seashore has all started to say the attention of tourists touring the U.S. Virgin Island of St. John.
Travelers passing through on a cruise, or staying on the town for a vacation ought to make certain to drop via this intimate stretch of sand earlier than all people else catches on.
How Honeymoon Beach Got Its Name
The area that’s now called Honeymoon Beach was at the beginning known as Jumbie Bay. This faraway spot is to date removed, travelers driving down Route 20 haven’t any visibility of the seaside. Because of its seclusion, it was the proper vicinity for lovers to go and enjoy the water perspectives in non-public.
It wasn’t till the advent of the Virgin Islands National Park and Caneel Bay that the jap two beaches at Salomon Bay have been renamed, and Honeymoon Beach earned its name as one of the most romantic spots on