Zmudowski State Beach, California – Zmudowski State Beach is harder to get to than some of the other beaches on Monterey Bay, but that means you'll have plenty of sandy California shoreline to yourself.
Carova Beach, North Carolina – Wild horses are among the creatures you're likely to spot along the shore near Carova Beach in North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Kauapea Beach, Kauai, Hawaii – Kauai's Kauapea Beach is called "Secret Beach" by the locals.
Watamu Beach, Kenya – When you're finished stalking the Big Five on safari, gaze out at this Indian Ocean view from Watamu Beach in Kenya.
Good Harbor Bay, Michigan – For a lovely lakefront beach, try Good Harbor Bay at Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
Keewaydin Island, Florida – In Keewaydin Island, Florida, the food truck doesn't come with wheels. The island is only accessible by boat.
Canouan, The Grenadines – In St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Canouan island offers spectacular luxury.
Isla Holbox, Mexico – Isla Holbox is home to miles of magnificent beaches and hulking, but harmless, whale sharks.
Samuel H. Boardman Scenic Corridor, Oregon – Sandy beaches are tucked among the steep cliffs of Oregon's Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor.
Little St. Simons, Georgia – On a busy day, there could be about 30 other people on the undeveloped seven-mile beach in Little St. Simons, Georgia. But count it unlikely.