Best U.S. beaches

TripAdvisor announced its 2013 Travelers' Choice Beaches Awards.  Florida has the most top-ranked beaches in the U.S., with nine in the 25 best stretches of sand.  Here's how they break out.

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    1: Ka'anapali Beach, Lahaina, Hawaii
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    2: Siesta Key Public Beach, Sarasota, Fla.
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    3: Gulf Islands National Seashore, Pensacola, Fla. 
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    4: Fort De Soto Park, Tierra Verde, Fla. 
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    5: Lanikai Beach, Kailua, Hawaii
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    6: Wailea Beach, Wailea, Hawaii
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    7: Assateague Beach, Assateague Island, Va.
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    8: La Jolla Cove, La Jolla, Calif.
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    9: Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, Calif.
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    10: Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Honolulu 
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    11: St. Andrews State Park, Panama City, Fla.
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    12: Caladesi Island State Park, Dunedin, Fla.
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    13: Poipu Beach Park, Poipu, Hawaii 
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    14: Hunting Island State Park, Beaufort, S.C.
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    15: Pass-a-Grille, Saint Pete Beach, Fla.   
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    16: Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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    17: Wai'anapanapa State Park, Hana, Hawaii 
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    18: Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, Fla. 
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    19: Ogunquit Beach, Ogunquit, Maine
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    20: Race Point Beach, Provincetown, Mass. 
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    21: Hanalei Beach, Hanalei, Hawaii 
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    22: Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, Fla. 
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    23: Canaveral National Seashore, Titusville, Fla. 
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    24: Sunset Beach, Cape May, N.J. 
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    25: Crane Beach, Ipswich, Mass. 
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