Whether you like the idea of visiting California, Hawaii, Virginia or North Carolina, if you’re interested in visiting some of the best beaches in the United States, you’ve come to the right place. Just continue reading to discover why each of the states listed above is home to one of the best beaches in the US.
Laguna Beach, California:
Laguna Beach is conveniently located half way between Los Angeles and San Diego and offers two picture perfect swimming beaches Main Beach and Crescent Bay Beach. Although it also offers rugged bluffs, tide pools and sea caves that you may want to explore if you’re an adventurous soul. If you’re looking for the perfect view of Laguna Beach for a romantic picnic, it’s a great idea to take your picnic basket to Heisler Park which is perched above the beach and offers a grassy area to lay your picnic blanket on.
Virginia Beach, Virginia:
Virginia Beach is well worth visiting if you’re looking for a beach destination which features a long list of attractions. Virginia Beach is home to a world class aquarium and science center, a historic lighthouse which is over 200 years old, a water park, a haunted attraction, a forested state park, an aviation museum and a sprawling rose garden. Just to name a few popular attractions. If you love live entertainment, also make sure to visit Beach Street USA which is a venue for live concerts and festivals, throughout the year. In order to soak up the festival vibe which Virginia Beach offers, no matter what time of year that you choose to visit.
Outer Banks, North Carolina:
If you’ve been binge watching the popular Netflix series Outer Banks, you may be inspired by the stunning cinematography to visit the real life Outer Banks, which is located in North Carolina. Especially as it offers 300 miles of coastline to explore. If you’re looking for the perfect beach to rest on, swim at or try your hand at kitesurfing head to one of the beaches at Kitty Haw or Kill Devil Hills.
Monterey Beach, California:
Monterey Beach in California is ideal for families with young children and offers a long stretch of shoreline and a sheltered bay which is ideal for families to swim in. As a bonus, it’s also a lot quieter than many of the beaches in California, so if you’re looking for an underrated beach to visit, it’s well worth taking your family to Monterey Beach, which is located within Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.
Hanauma Bay, Hawaii:
Hanauma Bay is located on the most populated island in Hawaii, Oahu and is a short car or bus ride away from Oahu’s major city Honolulu. What makes the crescent shaped beach unique is that is it a protected nature reserve, where you can snorkel with a wide variety of marine life such as sea turtles and tropical fish.
In conclusion, if you’re ready to tick off as many of the best beaches in the United States as you can, it’s well worth starting off with the few that have been listed above. All of which are beautiful and offer great amenities and attractions.