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Summer Vacation Destinations: Top Rated American Beaches

If given the opportunity, many individuals would love to travel to the Caribbean or vacation overseas; however, many individuals are unable to do so. Many of the beaches found in the Caribbean are incomparable; however, you may be able to find similar alternatives in the United States.

Caribbean beaches are popular for an unlimited number of reasons. Many individuals enjoy the clear waters, white sand, top-of-the-line resorts, and tropical climates. With a small amount of research, you may be able to find beaches with similar features in the United States. To get your search started, below is a summary of just a few of the most popular beaches in the United States.

Ocracoke Island, located in North Carolina, is a popular summer vacation destination for families. Located on the outer banks of North Carolina, Ocracoke Island is only accessible by boat or airplane. It is home to a number of popular beaches. Ocracoke Island is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Pamlico Sound. Activities at Ocracoke Island include, but are not limited to camping, boating, fishing, surfing, swimming, and sunbathing.

When searching for beaches, many individuals automatically examine beaches located along the coast of Florida. In Florida, you are likely to find an unlimited number of beaches that could serve as your next summer vacation destination. These beaches include, but are not limited to South Beach, Miami Beach, Daytona Beach, and Pensacola Beach.

South Beach, located in Miami, Florida, is ideal for those who are looking for a number of activates, on and off the beach. South Beach offers beach activities such as swimming, sunbathing, surfing, and boating. Off the beach, South Beach is most well-known for its nightlife. Along the coast, there are an unlimited number of restaurants, clubs, and bars. Many of these entertainment venues are visited by vacationing celebrities.

Aside from Florida, the state of California is home to a number of popular beaches. Among those beaches, Newport Beach is one of the most sought after vacation destinations on the west coast. Newport Beach has always been a popular vacation destination, but popularity increased when the area became the focus of multiple television shows. Newport Beach is known for its fun on and offshore activities. These activities may include, but are not limited to volleyball, Frisbee throwing, boating, surfing, and sunbathing.

While New York beaches may not offer a tropical climate, during the summer months their beaches are in full swing. Main Beach is located in East Hampton, New York. Despite being located in the Northeast, Main Beach is one of the top rated beaches in the country. White sands and clear water make this East Hampton beach just as beautiful as the beaches found in the Caribbean.

Politically speaking, Hawaii is considered one of the fifty states; however, geographically it is out in the ocean alone. Many of the top rated beaches in the Untied States are located on one of the Hawaiian Islands. Depending on where you are located, traveling to Hawaii can be an expensive trip. Vacationers who are able to finically afford a trip to Hawaii are encouraged to take it. The beaches found in Hawaii are as close to a Caribbean beach as you can get. Popular Hawaiian beaches include Honaunau Bay and Poipu Beach.

When selecting your next summer vacation destination, you may very well find yourself vacationing at one of the above mentioned beaches. The above mentioned beaches are just a few of the many that can be found in the Untied States. Always remember, you don’t have to select the most popular beach in the world just to have a fun vacation. Fun and memorable vacations can easily happen, no matter where you vacation.

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