Visit Before It’s Gone
What does visit before it’s gone mean? It means sea levels are rising. It means the “big one” earthquake on the west coast continues to be a threat. It means life is unpredictable, so we never know if, or when, our favorite beaches may disappear into the sea.
Best US Beaches
What beaches are most at risk? Check out this PBS website to find out. Are your favorite US beaches in danger of disappearing forever? How about the best beaches listed below?
Best California Beaches
Coronado Beach, San Diego, CA
LaJolla Shores, LaJolla, CA
Best East Coast Beaches
Ogunquit Beach, Ogunquit, ME
Ocean City Beach, Ocean City, MD
Cape Cod National Seashore, Provincetown, MA
Surfside Beach, Nantucket, MA
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Outer Banks, NC
Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC
Best Florida Beaches
Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL
Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, FL
St. Pete Beach, St. Pete Beach, FL
Panama City Beach, Panama City, FL
South Beach, Miami Beach, FL
Henderson Beach State Park, Destin, FL
Grayton Beach State Park, Walton County, FL
Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, FL
Best Hawaii Beaches
Ka’anapali Beach, Maui, HI
Kapalua Bay Beach, Maui, HI
Wailea Beach, Maui, HI
Hanauma Bay Beach Park, Oahu, HI
Lanikai Beach, Oahu, HI
Note: Best US beaches list compiled from TripAdvisor Users’ Favorite Beaches 2016; Travel Channel Top 10 Beaches in America; U.S. News Travel 10 Best Beaches in the USA; Stephen P. Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach, America’s 10 Best Beaches 2016; Business Insider The 24 Best Beaches in America; and The Best in Beach.
To many joyful beach experiences!
— Lisa Dworkin