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America's Best Beaches

Great beaches in no particular order. Each have their unique features.

By Keith Johnson

Venice Beach

Did you know that in 1904 tobacco mogul, Abbot Kinney, dreamed of a shoreline that modeled a resort town in Italy? After years of development, Venice Beach offers a Mardi Gra style. Soak up some sun, people watch, or enjoy all the restaurants, food stands, and street performers. Click here to find nearby lodging and deals in Venice Beach.

Santa Cruz

Yes, another California beach. Let’s face it, California has a lot of shoreline! The Santa Cruz boardwalk is popular and millions of visitors have experienced this beach. Trails, universities, roller-coasters and corn dogs. Click here to find nearby lodging deals in Santa Cruz.

Naples Florida

Need a nap? Want to soak up some sun and experience the Gulf of Mexico? Naples offers a great couples experience. Clean beaches and an affluent casual seaside city. Interested in visiting Naples? Click here to find nearby lodging choices.

Ogunquit Maine.

Granted you won’t want to visit this beach in the middle of winter, but the summer months offer an amazing beach experience. Driving along Route 1 you won’t be able to resist just pulling over from time to time to snap a picture of the cliffs, beaches and Atlantic Ocean. The whole Maine coast is amazing, but if you’re interested in visiting Ogunquit Maine, click here to find great deals.

Punalu’u Beach, Hawaii

You won’t be able to plan a road trip to Punalu’u (unless you live on the island itself!). So you will need to use a plane or boat to visit, but Hawaii’s beaches are amazing throughout all the islands. Punalu’u Beach is a unique beach of the black sand! Don’t be surprised if you share the beach with a giant hawksbill turtle! Want to visit Hawaii? Click here to see a variety of different lodging options.

Ocracoke Island, North Carolina

Enjoy a little history with your beach experience! The outer banks gave us flight, ended Blackbeards reign, and gives great lighthouse experiences.  Visit Ocracoke Island.