From Coast to Coast: 6 American Beaches To Visit This Summer


Summer is right around the corner, which means now is a great time to start planning vacations (if you haven’t already!). Whether you’re hoping to catch some waves, work on your tan, or take your kids to the ocean for the first time, America has some great beaches to explore with your family and friends. For beach lovers of all kinds, North, South, East and West, here are a few great water destinations this summer. 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

If you’re looking for a great place to relax in the sun, enjoy some great seafood, take advantage of some great walking trails, or all of the above, Cape Cod might be your destination. This east coast getaway showcases great activities for families, couples, and anyone looking for a little Summer sun.  

Cocoa Beach, Florida

If you’re looking for new Florida beach to try, Cocoa Beach should be on your list. This beach has great opportunities for water sports, deep sea fishing, and plenty of sandy beach to enjoy. If you’re planning a trip to Disneyworld or the Kennedy Space Center, you should save an afternoon to spend at  Cocoa Beach to soak up a little extra sunshine.

Leo Carillo State Park North and South Beach, California

If you’re looking for a more natural beach escape away from the crowds but still under the hot California sun, the Leo Carillo State Park North and South Beaches may be for you. These beaches have great sand and waves, as well as a number of caves and tide pools and a great network of hiking trails in the surrounding area.

Cannon Beach, Oregon

If you’ve seen pictures of a rugged coast and signature sea stacks, that photo just might have been taken at Cannon Beach. About two hours from Portland, Cannon beach is a great getaway where you can experience forrest, sunsets, and a type of beach unique to the Pacific Northwest.

Ruby Beach, Washington

Many people only think of rain when they think of the Pacific Northwest. While Washington winters are rainy, their summers make up for it with 16 hours of sunshine per day. Ruby Beach in Washington’s Olympic National Park is a great coast getaway for Washingtonians and out-of-staters alike to soak up some sun, have a bonfire, or catch one of a beautiful ten p.m. sunsets.

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii

You won’t be able to drive there, but Hawaii is still a part of the United States. If you are planning to visit Oahu this summer, don’t leave without visiting Hanauma Bay. This beach not only provides an incredible snorkeling experience, it’s a historic nature preserve dedicated to preserving Hawaii’s marine ecosystems and educating visitors to care for them for generations to come.   

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