The Best Beach In America Is Not Where You’d Think

Now that we’re deep in the frigid heart of winter, it’s high time we start thinking about a trip to the beach. 

And when it comes to finding the perfect beach getaway, who better to give advice than the largest travel community in the world? TripAdvisor has put together a list of its users’ favorite beaches for 2016 — and we’ve got to say, we’re excited to see some unexpected spots on the list.

Now all there is to do is buy a new swimsuit, book a flight and soak up some much-needed sunshine. 

Below, the top ranked beaches in America, because we could all use a vacation.

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