Myrtle Beach is the best beach destination in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, user-driven travel website TripAdvisor announced today.
The city ranked first for U.S. beach destinations and sixth for beach destinations worldwide in the 2011 Traveler's Choice Destination Awards. TripAdvisor's listing is based on user reviews of destinations. The lists ranked the top 25 destinations in each category.
Myrtle Beach took the top spot among U.S. beaches in the 2010 awards.
The top five US destinations are:
1 | Myrtle Beach, S.C.
2 | Cape May, N.J.
3 | Panama City Beach, Fla.
4 | Miami Beach, Fla.
5 | Sanibel Island, Fla.
The top ten destinations worldwide are:
1 | Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
2 | Boracay, Philippines
3 | Palm/Eagle Beach, Aruba
4 | Negril, Jamaica
5 | Tulum, Mexico
6 | Myrtle Beach, S.C.
7 | Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
8 | Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
9 | Cape May, N.J.
10 | Santa Teresa, Costa Rica