Time and time again, Clearwater Beach gets ranked as the best beach town in Florida. Its beaches are nearly as lovely as Siesta Key and still earn the moniker “Sugar Sand,” but the city sets this destination apart.
Alabama’s Gulf Coast boasts 32 miles of pristine beachfront with over 15 public-access beaches in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Gulf State Park sits between these two cities, with over 26 miles of bike trails.
Venice Beach, California, is home to the Freak Show and Muscle Beach. Not to be outdone, Venice Beach, Florida, is the Shark Tooth Capital of the World. This makes it our most unusual Gulf Coast beach.