What does it take to be the best of the best? When it comes to beaches, it seems golden sand and clear blue water are all that’s needed, at least according to TripAdvisor’s Best Beaches in America for 2023 List
The top spot went to Kaanapali Beach in Lahaina, Hawaii, followed by Siesta Beach in Siesta Key on Florida’s southwest coast and Driftwood Beach in Jekyll Island, Georgia.
Three popular Florida beaches, all top picks among Alabama residents, also made the top 25. These include:
Other Florida locations that made the list were St. Augustine Beach, St. Pete Beach, Sombrero Beach in Marathon and Clearwater Beach in Clearwater, Fla.
The rankings are determined based on millions of reviews submitted by travelers throughout 2022.