These 9 Florida Cities Have The Best Beaches In The USA

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If you’re looking for the best spot to soak in some sun and sink your toes in the sand, you can’t go wrong with taking a trip to a Florida beach.

In fact, as it should come as no surprise, quite a few made Tripadvisor’s 2022 “Best of the Best” list. Out of the top 25 beaches to make the travel review website’s list, a whopping nine Florida beaches earned a coveted spot — more than any other state.

According to Tripadvisor, here are the top Florida beaches that travelers dream of all year long:

Siesta Beach

With more than 8,000 Tripadvisor reviews, the beach has a 4.5 average star rating.

“Absolutely beautiful beach with silky quartz sand! Great beach for people watching, sunsets, breakfast/morning walk on beach and finding sand dollars,” one featured reviewer wrote.

The beach boasts 13 hotels, 2 bed and breakfasts/inns and 797 vacation rentals.

Pensacola Beach

With more than 3,100 Tripadvisor reviews, the beach has a 4.5 average star rating.

“Glorious white sands, clear warm water, wonderful views, ease of parking. Great fun, miles and miles of beach,” posted one featured reviewer.

The beach boasts 10 hotels and 517 vacation rentals.

Henderson Beach State Park (Destin)

With more than 2,300 Tripadvisor reviews, the beach has a 4.5 average star rating.

“The soft sands are gorgeous and a beach walk is always good for my soul. Beautiful nature trail loop with informative placards and a nice playground, too, make this a wonderful park,” posted a featured reviewer.

The beach boasts 44 hotels, 7 bed and breakfasts/inns and 3,952 vacation rentals.

St. Augustine Beach

With more than 4,600 Tripadvisor reviews, the beach has a 4.5 average star rating.

“Gorgeous powder white sand along the coastal waters. Long driving available for vehicles. Park right on the beach near your favorite spot,” posted a featured reviewer.

The beach boasts 11 hotels, 1 bed and breakfast/inn and 284 vacation rentals.

Fort Lauderdale Beach

With more than 9,200 Tripadvisor reviews, the beach has a 4.5 average star rating.

“Spotless, peaceful, relaxing! Aqua waves, gentle breezes. What more can I say. No annoying seashells to hurt your feet,” wrote a featured reviewer.

The beach boasts 143 hotels, 30 bed and breakfasts/inns and 283 vacation rentals.

Treasure Island Beach

With more than 2,100 Tripadvisor reviews, the beach has a 4.5 average star rating.

“Wide open spaces and panoramic views of incredible sunsets make this the perfect place to come and relax. Maybe see some dolphins too!” posted one featured reviewer.

The beach boasts 47 hotels, 7 bed and breakfasts/inns and 562 vacation rentals.

Panama City Beach

With more than 2,100 Tripadvisor reviews, the beach has a 4.5 average star rating.

“Nice vacation spot with many options as far as places to stay, eat and have fun. Calm water and of course the powder like sand and emerald waters,” posted one featured reviewer.

The beach boasts 57 hotels, 5 bed and breakfasts/inns and 3,251 vacation rentals.

St. Pete Beach

With more than 5,200 Tripadvisor reviews, the beach has a 4.5 average star rating.

“A great walking beach with white quartz sand, clear calm water, and seashells by the truckload. The most perfect place to watch the sunset over the ocean,” one featured reviewer posted.

The beach boasts 35 hotels, 5 bed and breakfasts/inns and 425 vacation rentals.

Clearwater Beach

With more than 12,600 Tripadvisor reviews, the beach has a 4.5 average star rating.

“The sugar fine white sand is a trademark of this fabulous beach. Perfect for a day in the sun. You might even spot a dolphin or two playing on the horizon,” one featured reviewer posted.

The beach boasts 99 hotels, 10 bed and breakfasts/inns and 560 vacation rentals.

So which beach in the United States took the top spot? As it comes as probably no surprise, that honor goes to a beach in Hawaii. Tripadvisor ranked Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area in Puako as No. 1.