Life Is a Beach
In the United States, there's a good chance of being less than a day's drive from an excellent beach outing. From the sandy shores of popular Florida beaches to smaller lake beaches, there are many shores to enjoy this summer and year-round. We consulted reviews on sites like TripAdvisor and Yelp and aggregated rankings from expert sources such as Travel Channel. Here's a peek at 50 of the best beaches waiting to be explored — most with no entry fee.