If you are dreaming of a vacation full of sun and sand, this might help you pick that perfect spot.
Stephen Leatherman, otherwise known as Dr. Beach (for real), is out with his yearly "Best Beaches" review.
#3: Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach - Outer Bank, North Carolina
#2: Coopers Beach - Southampton, New York
#1: Hapuna Beach State Park - Big Island, Hawaii
The rankings are based on a long list of criteria including sand softness, water temperature, and even the color of the water.