The best beaches in America are in Florida, according to Tripadvisor

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The list of America’s Best Beaches has just been released, and Florida takes top billing once again. But which Beach in the Sunshine State took number one?

Coming in first is Siesta Key Beach.

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The pristine beach is a photographer’s dream come true. Stunning white quartz sand, turquoise waters, beautiful areas to enjoy a picnic, and tons of food and fun to be had in the immediate area make Siesta Key Beach such a sought after, and revered escape.

This quaint yet quirky 8-mile-long island offers shopping, resorts, dining and nightlife.

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Ranking in at number two of course is St. Pete Beach, a place near and dear to our hearts. This iconic Don CeSar Hotel, Spinners Rooftop restaurant and bar, the sprawling Tradewinds Resort and Guy Harvey Outpost, in addition to spots for paddle boarding, kayaking and ferry escapes, what’s not to love?

St. Pete Beach is just a quick drive from downtown St. Petersburg and so worth the trip.

Not far behind at number 6 is Clearwater Beach.

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The sugar fine white sand is a trademark of this fabulous area. It’s perfect for a family vacation, or a romantic visit to The Pearl Hotel.

Pensacola Beach, Hollywood Beach, and Panama City Beach in Florida all also made it in the top 10.

Where’s your next staycation going to be? We recently paid a visit to the Anna Maria Island Beach Resort and enjoyed one of the best staycations we’e ever had.

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The resort features a gorgeous pool and hot tub, recently renovated rooms with beachfront views, and easy access to one of the coolest cocktail bars in the state, The Doctor’s Office.

Want to move to the beach? Smith & Associates has several spots listed on St. Pete Beach that will put you right on the water in one of the regions dreamiest cities.

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How about Treasure Island?

Smith & Associates also has a strong presence in TI that will put you right in the heart of one of the top vacation destinations in the state.

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Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

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