Florida’s Magnificent Islands: 5 Among the Nation’s Most Beautiful
Many people find themselves drawn to the allure of beautiful islands. These slices of paradise, graced with beaches, vibrant landscapes, and blue waters, extend an irresistible invitation to those seeking a blissful escape. Each island has a unique charm and appeal, promising many experiences as diverse as the travelers they attract.
Recently, a travel website called Touropia ranked the most beautiful islands in the United States, providing a glimpse into the nation’s diverse collection of landscapes and coastal treasures. From the sun-kissed beaches of Hawaii’s Maui to the untamed shores of Maine’s Mount Desert Island, the U.S. holds what some may say are the most beautiful islands.
Touropia features a variety of stunning attractions from around the globe, sorted into different “best of” lists. In a recent compilation, they have curated a selection of the 23 most beautiful islands in the U.S. This selection was made by gathering data from consumer reviews and opinions to ensure a well-rounded ranking of islands.
Florida steals the show with its beautiful islands
The list includes five Florida islands, with Key West earning a place in the top two. The website highlighted Key West for its scenic sunsets, unique architecture, and a vibe “unlike anywhere else in the United States.” Sanibel and Captiva found itself at the seventh spot on the list. Towards the lower end of the rankings, Anna Maria ranked 15, followed by Amelia at number 17, and finally Marco at number 20.
Who ranked number one?
Leading their rankings is Kauai, one of Hawaii’s most ancient and its fourth-largest island. It is often referred to as the “Garden Island,” by many people. The list also includes other secluded spots, such as the San Juan Islands in Washington, which snagged the 9th position. Kodiak Island in Alaska found its place at the 16th spot. While Galveston Island in Texas was recognized at number 22. Rounding out the list at number 23 is Assateague Island, between Virginia and Maryland.
Check out their complete list of the most beautiful islands in the U.S. here.