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Best Beaches in the USA

Ranking by Dr Stephen Leatherman
Professor and Director, International Hurricane Center
Florida International University

(Not including river/lake beaches, insular areas and freely associated states.)


Best Beaches Ranking: with photos!

Best walking, wild, romantic & nightlife:

       Best Walking Beaches: hard-packed sand and gently sloping beaches.

       Best Wild Beaches: sparsely populated, limited access, nature abounds.

       Best Romantic Beaches: natural beauty, privacy, good sand and water quality.

       Best Beaches with Nightlife: nighttime entertainment in the area.

Beach Rating Scale: the 50 factors considered for the ranking.


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