10 Beautiful Sandy Beaches That Aren’t in Florida or California

1) Orange Beach (1 of 10)

 Orange Beach

1) Orange Beach (1 of 10)


Folks often associate beaches with Florida and California, but there are sandy beaches located all over the country. Some lead to rivers, while others border the ocean. We’ve compiled a list of 10 of our favorites, beginning with Orange Beach, to help you plan your next vacation.

Orange Beach, Alabama boasts soft white sand and frothy blue waves. It’s a popular destination for families and couples because it’s less crowded than Gulf Shores, Alabama. There are numerous condos and beachfront hotels with direct access to the beach, making it easy to find a vacation rental that lets you enjoy the Orange Beach surf and sun.