“But that is what islands are for; they are places where different destinies can meet and intersect in the full isolation of time.”
― Lawrence Durrell, Bitter Lemons of Cyprus.
Do you want to spend your vacations in an isolated, serene Island before the summer ends, and the chilling winter spreads its wings in every nook and corner?
Corona has disturbed our lives tremendously; many of our plans are interrupted because of it. But if you are looking for a destination away from humans in a quiet, serene place, then today we will share the 15 best islands in the US with stunning, and aesthetic beaches. They offer delicious foods and special activities as well that would make your trip a life-time delighting experience.
1. Martha’s Vineyard
It is located in Cape Cod and is ranked as the 15th Best Island in the continental US. The old village and the fishing community elevate its charm. Its shops and restaurants are very famous.
2. The Outer Banks in North Carolina
It’s a nation-wide famous premier beach destination. The adventurous ship-wreck diving site, state park, and the sea-facing beach add thrill and beauty.
3. Longboat Key
It is located between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico and is one of Florida’s favorite islands. You can also visit the nearby Mote Marine Laboratory and aquarium. It could also be your wonderful dining destination.
The historic island boasts stunning and near-private beaches. You can also stroll in the downtown and visit the local boutiques. You can grab an ice-cream as well while enjoying the town’s beauty.
5. Sanibel Island
It’s 11 best islands that boast 19th century Sanibel Lighthouse, marshes, and shell-covered beaches.
6. Block Island
It makes its place as the 10th best spot. This aesthetic island offers some great activities like fishing, hiking, sailing, and lighthouse.
7. Captiva Island
It’s a 5-mile long island. That is famous for parasailing, fishing, scuba diving, and sea-shell collecting.
8. The Florida Keys
Are you fond of tasty seafood? Then this must be your destination. It offers thrilling activities, like swimming with dolphins as well. Grab a slice of lime pie and enjoy it.
9. Mackinac Island
That place attracts a lot of visitors. Dining in and horse carriages ride gives a pleasant experience there.
10. Amelia Island
The stunning island is ranked no.6. Abundant wildlife, kayaking, and aesthetic beaches amplify its beauty.
11. Kiawah Island
Ranked no.5, this beach is best if you are fond of a luxurious lifestyle. Great beaches and golf resorts multiply the charm of this place.
12. Mount Desert Island
Its 52nd largest island in the US. Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor are two famous localities there. Shoreline beaches and natural beauty attracts many tourists here.
13. Hilton Head
Its ranked 3rd by Travel+ Leisure readers. Its Beaches, restaurants, and golf courses allure a lot of tourists.
14. The San Juan Islands
Boating, fishing, and shopping are offered at this place.
Moreover, you can visit the vineyard and the group’s breweries as well. One can also dine in any local restaurant.
15. The Golden Isles
It’s a group of islands located in Georgia. And is ranked no.1 by ‘Continental US for an island getaway.’ If you are a wildlife lover, you can engage yourself in thrilling activities like swimming with turtles and whale-watching. Impressive beaches and restaurants attract a lot of visitors.
So what you are waiting for, grab your ticket, and visit your dream island. And have a life-time thrilling adventure.