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A couple of days ago we officially welcomed him to summer, which means that many are already planning what their next vacation will be like.
In many states there is a strong heat wave that makes many want to take a few days in a paradisiacal place where there is a beach or pool that can make these days much more enjoyable.
Right on cue for the holidays, coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, who is a professor at Florida International University and who is known as “Dr. Beach,” posted a list of what he considers to be the 10 best beaches in the United States in this 2022.
Taking into account some aspects such as sand and water quality, as well as safety and management, this year, these would be the recommended beaches to visit for the rest of the year, especially during these summer holidays.
The 10 best beaches in the United States to visit in this summer of 2022
1) Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach – Outer Banks, North Carolina
It is a virgin beach located on the coast of Cape Hatteras. It has a lighthouse whose history dates back to 1823; You will also find various inns and it is a favorite destination for those who are pirate lovers.
2) Caladesi Island State Park – Dunedin/Clearwater, Florida
You can only get to this beach by private boat ride or by taking a long walk from Clearwater Beach.
The beach is white because the sand has small quartz crystals. You can take kayak rides in its different mangroves.
3) Cooper’s Beach, Southampton, New York
It is located on the south shore of Long Island. It was called “Costa Dorada” because its beach measures hundreds of square meters and the sand also has granulated white quartz.
4) St. George Island State Park, Florida Panhandle
One of its great attractions is that it is far from urban areas, which is why its visitors can watch birds and swim in its crystal clear waters. Its sand is extremely fine, so it is very pleasant to walk on it.
5) Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
It is located at the western end of Waikiki and is protected because an important coral reef is sheltered in its waters.
6) Lighthouse Beach, Buxton, Outer Banks, North Carolina
This beach is ideal for lovers of surfing. It has large sandbanks on the high seas which are known as Diamond Shoals, which cause the refraction of the waves and concentrate the energy of the waves on the beach.
7) Coronado Beach, San Diego, Calif.
It is one of the favorites of the inhabitants of San Diego. It has subtropical vegetation, a Mediterranean climate, as well as fine, shiny sand. Its climate is warm during the summer.
8) Wailea Beach, Maui, Hawaii
It is a beach of white coral sand, excellent for diving when the sea is calm. It also has an unforgettable landscape.
9) Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, South Carolina
It is a public beach and is ideal for nature lovers, where you can kayak or canoe. Different types of birds can be seen and the water is not very clear, but it is clean and very rich in marshes.
10) Coast Guard Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
This beach can be accessed by bus or bicycle; Although the water is generally cold, in summer you can take a quick swim and enjoy the calm of this place.
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