Clearwater Beach ranked #1 in U.S.

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – The Tampa Bay area is once again home to the best beach in the U.S.A.
 
The travel site TripAdvisor has just named Clearwater Beach tops in the country for 2018. The popular Pinellas County beach is not the only local one to make this year’s rankings. Siesta Beach was the second-best beach and St. Pete Beach was ranked seventh best. TripAdvisor analyzed the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratings gathered during a 12-month period when creating the list of best beaches.
 
Top 10 Travelers’ Choice Beaches in the U.S.:
1.    Clearwater Beach – Clearwater, Florida
2.    Siesta Beach – Siesta Key, Florida
3.    Ka’anapali Beach – Lahaina, Hawaii
4.    South Beach – Miami Beach, Florida
5.    Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve – Honolulu, Hawaii
6.    Fort Lauderdale Beach – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
7.    Saint Pete Beach – St. Pete Beach, Florida
8.    Hollywood Beach – Hollywood, Florida
9.    Santa Monica Beach – Santa Monica, California
10. Lanikai Beach – Kailua, Hawaii