Winter is coming to a close in the United States, meaning it's time to break out the shorts and start planning vacations.

This list, created by Tripadvisor, will show you which U.S. beaches are an absolute must-see for summer 2021. 

The country is still in the midst of a pandemic, so it's best to plan responsibly and check both local and state guidelines if you decide to travel to one of these beach destinations.

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12. Ormond Beach, Florida

11. Driftwood Beach - Jekyll Island, Georgia

10. Kailua Beach Park - Kailua, Hawaii

9. Madeira Beach, Florida

8. Wai'anapanapa State Park - Hana, Hawaii 

7. Ogunquit Beach - Ogunquit, Maine

6. Napili Beach - Lahaina Hawaii

5. Cannon Beach, Oregon 

4. Wailea Beach - Wailea, Hawaii

3. Moonstone Beach - Cambria, California

2. Ka'anapali Beach - Lahaina, Hawaii

1. St. Pete Beach, Florida

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.