20 More Can’t-Miss U.S. Beaches


With more than 12,000 miles of coastline in the United States — not to mention lakeshore — there’s no way CNN.com could name every great beach destination in last week’s “22 can’t-miss U.S. beaches.” We asked readers to submit their favorite getaways in the comments section. The response was fantastic, and we’ve compiled a second photo gallery of 20 favorites based on reader suggestions. While we couldn’t picture every beach recommendation, our friends living in the Midwest will be happy to note that this gallery includes some freshwater beaches. Which places do you love? They include Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Ohio’s Headlands Beach State Park, North Carolina’s Corolla Beach, Alabama’s Orange Beach, South Padre Island in Texas, California’s Black Sand Beach, Oregon’s Cannon and Tolovana beaches and Hawaii’s Papakolea Beach.

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