Dr. Beach’s top 10 beaches for 2017

Dr. Beach’s top 10 beaches for 2017


Siesta beach – Sarasota, florida. Photo source: ©© Betty B

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Here is the 2017 list of top 10 beaches in the U.S., compiled by Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach…

Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman, a professor of geomorphology at Florida International University, releases his list of the top 10 public beaches each May. His ranking system takes into account sand quality, water quality, amenities, safety and management. Last year, a snorkeling paradise on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu took the top spot, while Siesta Beach came in a close second. This year is the second time that Siesta Beach has won the No. 1 spot on the best beaches list; it also earned that distinction in 2011…

Read Full Article; ABC News (05-26-2017)

Florida Paradise Nabs Top Spot on 2017 Best Beaches List; LiveScience (05-26-2017)
Siesta Beach in Sarasota, Florida, may be just what you’re looking for. This crescent of fine white sand takes the top slot on a beach list that’s been ranking America’s coastlines since 1991.

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