PICS: The Best Swimsuit Looks From the Miss America Pageant
Miss America was crowned at Sunday night's annual pageant in Atlantic City, but unique talents and glittering gowns aside, one of the many highlights from the event, for many viewers, was watching the country’s finest bare their bikini bodies.
And really, what better way to represent your state than to strut your stuff?
PHOTOS: 2014's Miss America Contestants Bare Bikini Bodies
Naturally, the night's would-be winner, Betty Cantrell, scored points for her golden physique and confident stride, but there were many other ladies who also dominated the swimsuit portion with their enviable bikini bodies.
To see what we mean, check out some of our favorite swimsuit looks from the 2016 Miss America Pageant:
Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell
Miss Oklahoma, Georgia Frazier
Miss Colorado, Kelley Johnson
Miss California, Bree Morse
Miss Arkansas, Loren Alyssa McDaniel
Miss Florida, Mary Katherine Fechtel
Miss South Carolina, Daja Dial
Miss Tennessee, Hannah Robison
Miss Louisiana, April Nelson
Miss Texas, Shannon Sanderford
Miss Wyoming, Mikaela Shaw
Miss New Jersey, Lindsey Giannini