Are you looking to spend some time with yourself alone? Do you want to walk in the wilderness alone? Or are you looking for a solo getaway? If this is the case, the beaches in the USA have just the thing for you. So, read on and find out the 10 best-secluded beaches of the USA.
The USA is full of famous tourist attractions. Millions of people from all across the globe and the country itself visit these destinations. However, there is one general downside to these places—that they are famous. And hence, they are generally very crowded with little to zero personal space. Hence, such places won’t really be a good option if you are planning to spend your vacations in seclusion.
The summer is coming and it is the time for a vacation. And going to beaches is the favorite way of many to spend their holidays. Do you want to enjoy the beaches of the USA but… in isolation?
Is it even possible?
Well, yes. There are actually some beaches out there in the USA where you will find almost no humans. So, let’s hop on to the list with no further ado.
Top 10 Secluded Beaches of the USA
1] Carova Beach
Situated in North Carolina, Carova Beach is generally secluded. Maybe this is due to the fact that there are no hotels, grocery stores, restaurants or shops, etc. in Carova. If you want to visit this gem, you will have to get a place in one of its handful rental homes which are only be accessed by cars and other 4 wheeled vehicles. The place is so secluded that if you visit its beach very early, you may as well spot the majestic view of wild horses running along the beach.
2] La Playuela
La Playuela, which is also known as Playa Sucia is situated in the US territory of Puerto Rico. It has no hotels, restaurants, or other development. The crescent-shaped beach is basically a nature preserve. To get maximum seclusion, it is best advised to avoid visiting this place on weekends. On a weekday, you may even find just yourself on the beach.
3] Caladesi Island State Park
This gem known as Caladesi Island State Park is situated in the US state of Florida. It has been consistently rated as one of the best beaches in the US. Its sugar-white sand and emerald green water are sure to sway you. However, being such a wonderful beach, it relatively receives quite a little crowd.
4] Assateague Island National Seashore
Set between the Maryland and Virginia border, Assateague Island National Seashore is 37 miles long. This pristine seashore is also a spectacular spot for bird-watchers. Over 320 species frequent this island. Apart from being secluded, the island is known for its wild ponies and activities like kayaking, nature tours, etc. If you are seeking to avoid crowds, this might just be the place.
5] Cumberland Island
Next on the list is the island of Georgia. This secluded island is protected by National Seashore. Since the island is only accessible by ferry, it explains why the number of visitors here is very limited. Its pristine, white, and undeveloped beaches will surely calm your soul and give you the peaceful seclusion that you have been wanting.
6] Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas is a national park in the USA situated in Florida. It is 70 miles from Key West and can be reached only through the waterway. The place which was once a military base in the 1800s is now just an isolated beach with beautiful golden sand and blue water.
7] Sandbridge Beach
Another on the list of secluded beaches of the USA is Sandbridge Beach. It is located in the state of Virginia. Though the place is just 15 miles away from Virginia Beach, it is still quite pristine and secluded. If you feel like unwinding during your US trip, this might just be the place.
8] Pfieffer Big Sur State Park
The purple-streaked sand, jagged cliffs, and the curious wildlife of Pfieffer Big Sur State Park are a great addition to the place being very secluded. This beach in California mainly has narrow roads to reach it. Hence, it is understandable why the place is so isolated. But in any case, once you reach there, you will know it was totally worth it.
9] Wildcat Beach
Another wonder in California is Wildcat Beach. It very well may be the heaven on earth for those who love seclusion. The beach can only be reached through the end trail of Wildcat Campground. Due to the difficulty in accessing this place, the number of visitors here is very limited.
10] Kauapea Beach
Kauapea Beach is situated on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. The beach is also known as Secret Beach. The trail leading to this beach is so hard to access. This explains why the beach receives little to no visitors. Therefore, if you want to spend some time on your own on a lovely beach, this adventurous hike might just be worth it.
As I say many times, the US has something to offer for every type of tourist. Therefore, if you are seeking to spend alone time where the sand and ocean meets, the US has something for you too. In the list above, you will find some of the best-secluded beaches in the country. So, if you want to get the most out of your holidays, make sure to visit these lovely destinations!