Caleb Jones Associated Press Published 10:08 PM EDT May 24, 2019 Kailua, Hawaii – In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands. Those are among the reasons Oahu’s Kailua Beach Park has been selected as the best stretch of sand for an annual list of top U.S. beaches. Stephen Leatherman, a coastal scientist and professor at Florida International University, has been drafting the list under the alias “Dr. Beach” since 1991. Leatherman uses 50 criteria to evaluate beaches, with the most important categories being water cleanliness, safety and management of the beach environment and its facilities. Leatherman uses data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to grade the beaches on water quality and has been to all the beaches on his list. Beaches in Hawaii are consistently ranked high, sometimes at the top of his list. “I love Waikiki Beach. … [Read more...] about ‘Dr. Beach’ reveals top 10 best beaches in the U.S.
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For the second year in a row, TripAdvisor reviewers have reaffirmed their love of Clearwater Beach in Florida for its fine white sands and dolphin spottings. (Getty Images) Beautiful sunsets, whale watching and cleanliness are among the positive reviews for TripAdvisor’s No. 2 beach — Kaananapali in Maui — in this year’s Travelers’ Choice Awards (Getty Images) Crystal blue waters and white sand beaches make Panama City Beach one of several Florida beaches to make TripAdvisor’s 2019 list. (Getty Images) “The sand is soft, silky and warm for strolls along the beach and shell collecting,” wrote one TripAdvisor user regarding the site’s No. 4 best beach, Saint Pete, in Florida. (Getty Images) Pensacola Beach in Florida made TripAdvisor’s list for its well-behaved crowds and beautiful fishing pier. (Getty Images) Dr. Beach’s famous beach rankings are out for 2017, with the pristine white sands and … [Read more...] about Travel: TripAdvisor’s top 25 best beaches in America 2019
Florida is known as the Sunshine State, and for good reason. Vacationers love the state’s sunny climate and many exciting destinations and attractions. Whether you want a beachside retreat, a city escape, or a fun-filled theme park trip, Florida has it all. timeshares in Florida give travellers the chance to enjoy a luxurious, sunny getaway with a price that doesn’t break the bank. You’ll find accommodations at top name brands like Marriott Vacation Club, Hilton Grand Vacations, and of course, Disney Vacation Club. While there are many timeshares for sale in Florida, you can also find a number of cheap timeshare rentals in Florida. Florida timeshare rentals by owner allow you to enjoy a low-cost, one-time retreat without the commitment of ownership. Renting a timeshare is also a fantastic way to see if ownership is right for you! Here are some of the top timeshare resorts in Florida (listed in no particular order) that offer high-end amenities and fabulous … [Read more...] about Top 10 beautiful timeshares in Florida, USA
No matter your age or interests, spending time in Florida is something that really needs to be on your bucket list. We spent a month road tripping all around Southern Florida and loved how different each city is, and how there’s a place for everyone to call home for a few days or long term. Here are the best places and cities to visit in Florida and all the things to do, see, and eat! You can either rent a car and stay at the hotels we recommended or get yourself an RV rental and take a tour of all the cities below. SANIBEL The quiet charm of Sanibel is hard to find anywhere else – the quaint streets, the muted pastels, the culinary scene that surprises and delights are all part of what makes Sanibel a must visit. While Sanibel does have great beaches, we recommend going there for when you need days to relax, eat great food, and spend time with family and friends. It’s quieter than the rest of the cities on our list, but that’s exactly what we loved about … [Read more...] about 11 Cities in Florida That You Need to Visit!