Want a beach vacation this summer? Why not head to America's best!
"Dr. Beach" has named his top choice: Coronado beach in San Diego, California is this year's number one beach in America!
The 22nd annual top 10 beach list is produced every year by coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, a professor at Florida International University.
Coronado Beach in San Diego is 1.5 miles long and is set against the backdrop of the iconic Hotel Del Coronado.
Leatherman says the beach is popular for swimmers, surfers, and beachcombers.
The best beaches in America according to "Dr. Beach:"
1. Coronado Beach San Diego, California
2. Kahanamoku Beach Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
3. Main Beach East Hampton, New York
4. St. George Island State Park Florida panhandle
5. Hamoa Beach, Maui, Hawaii
6. Coast Guard Beach Cape Cod, Massachusetts
7. Waimanalo Bay Beach Park Oahu, Hawaii
8. Cape Florida State Park Key Biscayne, Florida
9. Beachwalker Park Kiawah Island, South Carolina
10. Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks of North Carolina