OBX beach takes top spot as best beach nationwide, according to Dr. Beach

OCRACOKE, N.C. (WAVY) — A single Outer Financial institutions beach front ranked amount 1 across the place next a the latest survey.

In accordance to the web-site, Dr. Seashore, Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach front took the best spot in the 32nd annual Major 10 Beach Listing, made by coastal skilled Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, professor at Florida Global College. 

As “Dr. Beach,” Leatherman has selected the annual Top rated 10 Shorelines since 1991. Fifty conditions are employed to assess beach locations, which involve h2o and sand high-quality as nicely as protection and management.  

Leatherman noted Ocracoke’s “pristine beach” as his favored getaway spot.

“Often identified as the pearl of the Outer Banks, the village of Ocracoke is characterised by pleasant inns, the legendary 1823 lighthouse, famous herd of at the time wild ponies and a serene British cemetery it is also the spot of choice for pirate enthusiasts, staying the stomping grounds of Blackbeard.”  

The island capabilities 16 miles of undeveloped beach front and American seashore grass-coated sand dunes. Along with the Ocracoke Express Passenger Ferry, readers can take a look at the island vehicle-cost-free with a bicycle or by renting a golfing cart.

Ocracoke Lifeguard Beach front is not the only OBX spot on the listing as Lighthouse Seashore in Buxton sits easily at Number 7.

The total record of the most effective beaches for 2022 includes:

1. Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach (Outer Banks of North Carolina) 

2. Caladesi Island State Park (Dunedin/Clearwater, Florida) 

3. Coopers Beach (Southampton, New York) 

4. St. George Island State Park (Florida Panhandle) 

5. Duke Kahanamoku Beach (Oahu, Hawaii) 

6. Lighthouse Seaside (Buxton Outer Financial institutions of North Carolina) 

7. Coronado Beach front (San Diego, California) 

8. Wailea Beach (Maui, Hawaii) 

9. Beachwalker Park (Kiawah Island, South Carolina) 

10. Coast Guard Beach (Cape Cod, Massachusetts) 

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