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Beautiful beaches can be found in North Carolina. Since the 1930s, North Carolina beaches have been a top destination for families. You could visit the Outer Banks, Wrightsville Beach, or even Topsail Beach. Rental cottages and beach houses are popular on the coast as people go to escape the heat, enjoy the ocean breezes, swim in the Atlantic waters, and have a good time with friends and family.

A lot of the country is currently dealing with cold weather and many folks are probably dreaming of summer and going to the beach again. But picking the right beach is important when you go on a beach vacation. not all U.S. beaches are created equally. Well, now a new report reveals the best ones out there.

Randall “Mr. Beach” Kaplan, who claims to be the world’s foremost beach expert, has come out with his 2022 list of the Top 50 Beaches in the United States. Kaplan is the CEO of the travel company Sandee, which is devoted to beach tourism, and his list is based on his comprehensive beach database, which consists of info on more than 80,000 beaches in 212 countries. Topping the list as the Best U.S. Beach for this year is South Beach in Miami, Florida, followed by Cannon Beach in Cannon Beach, Oregon.

Mr. Beach’s Top 10 U.S. Beaches for 2022

  1. South Beach (Miami Beach, Florida)
  2. Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach, Oregon)
  3. Venice Beach (Venice, California)
  4. Waikiki Beach (Oahu, Hawaii)
  5. Clearwater Beach (Clearwater, Florida)
  6. Pfeiffer Beach (Big Sur, California)
  7. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (Empire, Michigan)
  8. Po’ipu Beach (Kauai, Hawaii)
  9. Hanalei Bay (Kauai, Hawaii)
  10. Gulf Shores Main Beach (Gulf Shores, Alabama)

Want to see the full list? Click here! South Carolina & North Carolina both had beaches that topped the Top 20 list, go find out where they fall!

SOURCE: Yahoo! Finance