US beaches ranked in new list that puts Hawaii at the top, alongside New Jersey ... trends now
A new list has highlighted some of the best secret beaches in the United States and Hawaii, Florida, New Jersey, and California have come out on top.
The ranking, published by Family Destinations Guide, found that the top spot is Awahua Beach, Hawaii, located on the Molokai Kalaupapa peninsula.
Two other Hawaiian beaches - Lanikai Beach and Kauapea Beach - trailed closely behind in the third and fourth spots, respectively.
The second spot on the list went to Shell Key Preserve in Florida while fifth is Sedge Island, New Jersey. Florida also took the number six and number 10 spots.
California's Salt Creek Beach and Wildcat Beach claimed the final two places in the top 10 ranking, coming in at number eight and number nine.
Awahua Beach in Hawaii is the best 'secret beach' in the United States, according to the list
Lanikai Beach (left) and Kauapea Beach (right) of Hawaii both ranked in the top five
Boneyard Beach in Jacksonville, Florida ranks at number 10 on the list
For its reasoning, Family Destinations Guide stated that