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America's Best Beaches, 2007

  Name Location
1. Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach Outer Banks, North Carolina
2. Caladesi Island State Park Dunedin, Fla.
3. Coopers Beach Southampton, New York
4. Hanalei Bay Kauai, Hawaii
5. Coast Guard Beach Cape Cod, Massachusetts
6. Hamoa Beach Maui, Hawaii
7. Main Beach East Hampton, New York
8. Coronado Beach San Diego, Calif.
9. Lighthouse Point Park Daytona Beach, Florida
10. Siesta Beach Sarasota, Florida

Previous #1 Winners of the Best American Beach Award

(excluded from 2007 list)

Year Name Location
2006 Fleming Beach Park Maui, Hawaii
2005 Fort DeSoto Park North Beach, fla.
2004 Hanauma Bay Oahu, Hawaii
2003 Kaanapali Hawaii
2002 St. Joseph Peninsula State Park Florida
2001 Poipu Beach Park Hawaii
2000 Mauna Kea Beach Hawaii
1999 Wailea Beach Hawaii
1998 Kailua Beach Park Hawaii
1997 Hulopoe Hawaii
1996 Lanikai Beach Hawaii
1995 St. Andrews SRA Florida
1994 Grayton Beach SRA Florida
1993 Hapuna Hawaii
1992 Bahia Honda SRA Florida
1991 Kapalua Bay Beach Hawaii
Released since 1991, 650 major public recreational beaches in the U.S. are rated according to 50 criteria. Source: Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman (aka Dr. Beach), author of America's Best Beaches and professor of environmental studies at Florida International University.

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