America's Best Beaches by Category

    
 
Best beaches for surfing

Sunset Beach, North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii

Black's Beach, San Diego

Cape Hatteras area, N.C

Trestles, San Clemente, Calif.

Malibu Beach, Malibu, Calif. 
 

Best beaches for solitude

Ilio Point, Molokai, Hawaii

Second Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington

Cedar Tree Neck, Martha's Vineyard, Mass.

Henley Cay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

St Joseph Peninsula State Park, FL  
 
  

Great family beaches

Nantucket, Mass.  

Hilton Head Island, S.C.   

South Walton, Fla.  

Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio  

La Jolla Beach, San Diego, Calif.
 

Top beaches for people watching

South Beach, Miami  

Venice Beach, Los Angeles

Dig Me Beach, Waikiki

Cherry Grove Beach, Long Island, N.Y.

Black's Beach, San Diego
  

Best beaches for singles

South Beach, Miami, FL

Manhattan Beach, Calif.

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu 

Key West, FL
   

Top beaches for nightlife

South Beach, Miami Beach  

South Padre Island, Texas    

Venice Beach, Calif.   

Coney Island, Brooklyn, N.Y.   

Myrtle Beach, S.C.  
          

Great boardwalk beaches

Atlantic City, NJ   

Ocean City, N.J.    

Rehoboth Beach, Del.  

Ocean City, Md.  

Virginia Beach, Virginia  
 

Best nude beaches

Haulover Beach, Miami   

Black's Beach, San Diego   

Gunnison Beach, Gateway National Recreation Area

, N.J. 

Little (Makena) Beach, Maui  

San Onofre Beach, Capo Beach, Calif.
  

Action and adventure beaches

Best sand playground - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, MI
Best camping -
Clubhouse Beach, Everglades National Park, FL
Best biking - Santa Monica to Torrance California
Best hiking -
Olympic Coastal Strip, Washington
Best water playground -
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, NC
 

 Listing of United States Beaches




Best Beaches in the United States by Category
Top Ten Beaches in the USA
Dr. Beaches #1's
Top 10 Florida Beaches
Top 10 Hawaii Beaches
Most Romantic Beaches in  the USA
Best beaches for solitude
Top 10 Dog Friendly Beaches

America's Top 25 Beaches
Best Beaches for Surfing
Top beaches for people watching
Best Beaches for Singles
Best Family Beaches in the USA
Best Beach for Nightlife
Best Boardwalks in the USA

This listing of the Top Ten Beaches in the United States is constantly being revised as new beaches are being discovered and also changed by Hurricanes. So, if you feel we are missing one, please email us and let us know!