A coastal scientist who calls himself Dr. Beach has proclaimed Floridas Caladesi Island Americas best beach. The Tampa Bay-area beach, accessible only by boat, has miles of white quartz sand and warm turquoise Gulf waters. Visitors who come via public ferry are only allowed to stay for four hours, keeping Replica Breitling watches traffic low. Dr. Beach - A.K.A. Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman - uses 50 criteria, including water and sand quality and number of amenities, to create his yearly best beach list. See the runners-up on his website. Do you agree with Dr. Beachs number one?--Emily Matchar
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