With its vivid turquoise waters, white powder sands, and calm waters, Oahu’s Kailua Beach Park has just been named the excellent seaside in America by ‘Dr. Beach’.
Coastal scientist and Florida International University professor Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman has been rating the nice seashores across the u . S . A . Underneath the alias for nearly 30 years, the use of 50 various factors to decide the top spots.
Factors range from water cleanliness and temperature to sand softness, perspectives and vistas provided, and protection. Kailua took the pinnacle spot thanks to its combination of mild waves that make it best for households, to be had sports ranging from kayaking to paddleboarding, and its available facilities.
The vicinity hosts lifeguards, free parking, restrooms, showers, picnic tables, and volleyball courts in conjunction with kayak leases, as kayaking to nearby offshore islands is a popular activity. Meanwhile, the close by village of Kailua offers a number of restaurants and to-cross alternatives to take directly to the seashore.
Two other seashores in Hawaii made list: Oahu’s Duke Kahanamoku Beach in 5th vicinity and the Big Island’s Hapuna Beach State Park in eighth region.
North Carolina’s Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, that’s Leatherman’s non-public favourite getaway beach, got here in at 2d region, with Ocracoke Island hosting what Leatherman says are a number of the u . S . A .’s “wildest seashores.”
Florida’s Grayton Beach State Park — a herbal paradise full of big sand dunes, emerald waters, and white sands — and New York’s Coopers Beach, a huge beach with white quartz sand and grass-included dunes, rounded out the pinnacle five.
Below are the top 10 nice seashores in America.
America’s Top 10 Beaches:
Kailua Beach Park—Hawaii
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach—North Carolina
Grayson Beach State Park—Florida
Coopers Beach—New York
Duke Kahanamoku Beach—Hawaii
Coast Guard Beach — Massachusetts
Caladesi Island State Park — Florida
Hapuna Beach State Park —Hawaii
Coronado Beach —California
Kiawah Beachwalker Park — South Carolina
Leatherman, who had a love of sand from a younger age or even had the most important outdoor sand box in Charlotte, North Carolina at one point, has been touring to seashores for years, in the end main to the start of the listing in 1991.