Kiawah Island's Beachwalker Park was chosen as one of the nation's best beaches by "Dr. Beach," who is the "America's Foremost Beach Expert." Dr. Beach (real name Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman) placed Beachwalker Park in the number-10 spot on his list.
The Main Beach in East Hampton, New York was chosen as the nation's best. Meanwhile, Hawaii had three of its locations included on the list.
Leatherman has been putting out his rankings for over 20 years. His credentials include being the Director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University.