You've traveled all the way to the beach just to find that it's crowded, dirty, and the water's full of seaweed. Fear not! Dr. Stephen Leatherman, America's Dr. Beach, has the ten best beaches across the country so your next excursion will actually be relaxing.
1 of 10 10. East Beach
Santa Barbara, California
East Beach is the beach in Santa Barbara. All of the major hotels are located across from it. This is your typical California beach: plenty of space for biking and rollerblading, multiple children's playgrounds, and a long expansive sandy coastline. East Beach's claim to fame is its world-class volleyball courts.