The 9 Most Beautiful Beaches in the US

Driftwood Beach, Georgia

Driftwood Beach is a hauntingly gorgeous spot at the northern end of Jekyll Island in Georgia. A landscape of twisted, sun-bleached pine and water oak trees litters the otherwise flat sands due to constant erosion.

Pfeiffer Beach, California

Pfeiffer Beach may look alien at first, but it's actually one of the most beautiful beaches on Earth. Erosion of neighboring hillsides has left manganese mineral deposits on the beach, giving the sand at Pfeiffer a metallic purple sheen.

Miami’s South Beach

For good reason, Miami, Florida's South Beach is one of the most well-known beaches in the United States. The sea is as turquoise as the sand, and the atmosphere is as glitzy as you'd hope.

Folly Beach, South Carolina

Folly Beach encapsulates the timeless allure of South Carolina with its wooden pier that extends a thousand feet into the Atlantic and culminates in a majestic, diamond-shaped pavilion.

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Kill Devil Hills is a town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It is surrounded by a number of beautiful beaches.

Siesta Key Beach, Florida

Siesta Key is often called the best beach in Florida. It is on a small barrier island off the west coast of the Sunshine State, close to the city of Sarasota.

Gulf Shores, Alabama

Gulf Shores is one of Alabama's most famous beach towns. It has 32 miles of beaches with white sand and turquoise water. Spend your days soaking up the sun or swimming in the warm water.

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