Published On: May 25 2012 12:11:42 PM EDTUpdated On: May 21 2015 04:32:14 PM EDT
Ready for some summer fun? Check out Dr. Beach's top 10 U.S. beaches for 2015.
10. East Beach (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
9. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park (Naples, Fla.)
8. Beachwalker Park (Kiawah Island, S.C.)
7. Coast Guard Beach (Cape Cod, Mass.)
6. Cape Florida State Park (Key Biscayne, Fla.)
5. Cape Hatteras (Outer Banks, N.C.)
4. Hamoa Beach (Maui, Hawaii)
3. St. George Island State Park (Florida panhandle)
2. Barefoot Beach (Bonita Springs, Fla.)
1. Waimanalo Bay Beach Park (Oahu, Hawaii)
For a description of each beach and list of previous winners, check out www.drbeach.org. The list is compiled by Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, a coastal expert and professor at Florida International University who is better known as Dr. Beach.