Hang ten dude! Let the wind hit your face as you catch a gnarly wave at one of these awesome surfing spots you can only find in the United States. Grab your board because it’s time to go!
1. Mavericks – California
This Northern California beach just 35 minutes down the road from San Francisco is legendary for surfing, but is also one of the most deadly. If you are a seasoned vet of the sport it has to be on your "must surf" list.
2. Sebastian Inlet – Melbourne Beach, Florida
Let the family hang ten during your Orlando vacation at this Florida surf locale is the very best in the state, and gave rise to one of the top surfers of all time, Kelly Slater!
3. Hanalei Bay – Hawaii
Hawaii has some incredible surf spots, such as Banzai Pipeline, North Shore, and Castles, but there is no better place to surf than Hanalei Bay. With great waves and an even better backdrop of the mountains, this surf spot is one of the world best and most beautiful.
4. Surfrider Beach – Malibu, California
This legendary Malibu venue has been one of the most popular beaches in the LA area for decades, and for good reason! The waves are perfect for riders of all ages and all skill levels.
5. Black’s Beach – San Diego, California
San Diego’s finest surf spot, Black’s Beach in the affluent suburb of La Jolla is a great place for intermediate and higher surfers to test their stuff.
6. Oceanside Pier – San Diego, California
This surf spot just north of San Diego is an idyllic place to enjoy the breaks. With a beautiful beach and the pier as a backdrop, it’s a great place for surf photo shoots as well.
7. South Padre Island, Texas
Surfing the Gulf of Mexico is an underrated experience for those looking for the perfect break, and Texas’ South Padre Island has some of the very best.
8. Montauk, New York
Long Island and surfing are a pairing that few will think to put together, but Montauk has surprisingly great breaks that come from a multitude of directions. A great way to escape the concrete jungle of New York City.
9. Ruggles – Newport, Rhode Island
This Rhode Island landmark is the best spot to surf in all of New England, with waves that bring surfers out year round.
10. Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
Located in North Carolina, this Southern beach has a fantastic mix of waves throughout the miles upon miles of beach, bringing out some of the best surfers in the country, as well as those who would like to eventually be.