Top 10 beaches of 2012 - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Top 10 beaches of 2012

(WFLX) - The list of best beaches is out, and two Florida beaches make the top 10.

According to Stephen Leatherman, aka "Dr. Beach," there are approximately 650 major public recreational beaches in the United States. Only one, though, can be No. 1.

This year, the honor goes to Coronado Beach near San Diego, which tops Leatherman's 2012 annual list of the Top 10  beaches in the country.

The full list includes:

  1. Coronado Beach, Coronado, Calif.
  2. Kahanamoku Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
  3. Main Beach, East Hampton, N.Y.
  4. St. George Island State Park, St. George Island, Fla.
  5. Hamoa Beach, Maui, Hawaii
  6. Coast Guard Beach, Eastham, Mass.
  7. Waimanolo Bay Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii
  8. Cape Florida State Park, Key Biscayne, Fla.
  9. Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, S.C.
  10. Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks, N.C.

Copyright 2012 WFLX. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by Frankly

1100 Banyan Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Raycom Media. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.