Rockaway Beach, Bradford Beach, Venice Beach and Oak Street Beach also winners
Trying to decide between an urban escape and a sun-kissed beach getaway? Why not both! These 10 winning urban beaches let you swim and sun with all cultural and culinary perks of a big city close at hand.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Urban Beach are as follows:
- Isla Verde - San Juan, Puerto Rico
- Rockaway Beach - New York
- Bradford Beach - Milwaukee
- Venice Beach - Los Angeles
- Oak Street Beach - Chicago
- North Avenue Beach - Chicago
- Coney Island Beach - New York
- Santa Monica Beach - Santa Monica, Calif.
- Waikiki Beach - Honolulu
- Ocean Beach - San Diego
Additional nominees in this category included Baker Beach in San Francisco, Brighton Beach in New York, Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, Lake Calhoun North Beach in Minneapolis, Madison Park Beach in Seattle, Manhattan Beach in Los Angeles, Mission Beach in San Diego, Ocean Beach in San Francisco, Revere Beach in Boston and South Beach in Miami.
Congratulations to all 10 winning beaches!
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