Oh Florida's Emerald Coast. The whitest sand in the world and crystal clear water. But for me, the best part of the Panhandle is that beautiful stretch along scenic highway 30-A. Simply known as "30A,"
America does beaches extremely well, a point I didn’t begin to realize until my 20s, when I tried to sunbathe on a jam-packed stretch of Spanish shore. But too many of the towns along our coastlines have become charmless and generic. They feel like shopping malls with sand. Then there are those that shine. Here are seven of the best.