Top 10 beaches for 2014

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10. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, Naples, Florida
(AP Photo/Florida Park Service)
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9. Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, South Carolina
AP Photo/Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, FILE)
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8. Coast Guard Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
(AP Photo/Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Margo Tabb, File)
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7. Cape Florida State Park, Key Biscayne, Florida
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, file)
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6. Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks of North Carolina
(AP Photo/Courtesy of the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, File)
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5. Hamoa Beach, Maui, Hawaii
(AP Photo/MVB, Ron Dahlquist)
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4. Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii
(AP Photo/O'ahu Visitors Bureau)
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3. St. George Island State Park, Florida Panhandle
(AP Photo/Franklin County DC via Visit Florida, Lou Kellenberger)
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2. Barefoot Beach, Bonita Springs, Florida
(AP Photo/Chris E. Griffith)
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1. Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
(AP Photo/Sam Eifling)

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List of top 10 beaches for 2014 compiled by Dr. Beach, aka Professor Stephen Leatherman of Florida International University, based on factors that include cleanliness, safety and amenities. (The Associated Press)

 

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