CLEARWATER, Fla. — Clearwater Beach is keeping its status as the country's best beach, according to TripAdvisor.
The travel site released Tuesday its annual list of the country's 25 best beaches, ranked by the site's "Traveler's Choice." Out of the 2019 rankings, Florida holds 10 of the best beaches in the country.
A recent review of Clearwater Beach on TripAdvisor's site says, "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."
Other Florida beaches on the list include Panama City Beach, St. Pete Beach, Pensacola Beach, Siesta Key, St. Augustine Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Navarre Beach, South Beach and Hollywood Beach.
TripAdvisor said winners were determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and "bubble" ratings for beaches on the website over a 12-month period.
The top 25 beaches in America
1. Clearwater Beach – Clearwater, Florida
2. Ka'anapali Beach – Lahaina, Hawaii
3. Panama City Beach – Panama City Beach, Florida
4. Saint Pete Beach – St. Pete Beach, Florida
5. Pensacola Beach – Pensacola Beach, Florida
6. Siesta Beach – Siesta Key, Florida
7. Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area – Puako, Hawaii
8. St. Augustine Beach – Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
9. Fort Lauderdale Beach – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
10. Driftwood Beach – Jekyll Island, Georgia
11. Cherry Grove Beach – North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
12. Navarre Beach – Navarre, Florida
13. Poipu Beach Park – Poipu, Hawaii
14. South Beach – Miami Beach, Florida
15. Hollywood Beach – Hollywood, Florida
16. Coronado Beach – Coronado, California
17. Wailea Beach – Wailea, Hawaii
18. Ogunquit Beach – Ogunquit, Maine
19. Newport Beach – Newport Beach, California
20. Waikiki Beach – Honolulu, Hawaii
21. Coligny Beach – Hilton Head, South Carolina
22. Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) – Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
23. Napili Beach – Lahaina, Hawaii
24. Race Point Beach – Provincetown, Massachusetts
25. Sandbridge Beach – Virginia Beach, Virginia
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