The Sun is Shining on America's Best Beaches
Welcome to warm sunshine, cool breezes and soft sands. With 35 miles of sugar-sand bliss to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect beach for you. And with three of Tripadvisor's top beaches in the U.S. located here in St. Pete/Clearwater, planning the perfect beach vacation is easy!
Looking for your best beach vacation yet? You’ve come to the right place, since St. Pete Beach was named the #1 Beach in the U.S.
for 2021 by Tripadvisor’s community of travelers. It’s a perennial favorite too – having been named the #2 Beach in the U.S. in 2020. No wonder: Its soft, white sands, warm Gulf of Mexico waters and friendly, laid-back vibe are loved by locals and visitors alike.
A short drive to the north, legendary Clearwater Beach
was named Tripadvisor’s #1 Beach in 2019, 2018 and 2016. With sugar-white sands and emerald-green waters, as well as popular beachfront restaurants and a nightly sunset celebration at Pier 60, this is a can’t-miss spot.
Be sure to also check out check out family friendly Madeira Beach, Tripadvisor's #9 beach in the U.S. in 2021. In fact, you'll find beautiful beaches to explore all along our sparkling Gulf Coast.
While you're visiting our beaches, a gentle reminder to be courteous, kind and a responsible traveler. Check out our helpful tips
on visiting the beach responsibly. You can also read our Beach Updates & Conditions
page for details on each beach.