Top 50 Beaches Around the World
49. Cannon Beach: USA
Cannon Beach was named by National Geographic is one of the 100 Most Beautiful Places. Of course, the crown of the beach is Haystack Rock, a nesting home for Tufted Puffins every year. The structure also offers colorful tide pools. You can walk right up to the 235 foot tall rock wall during low tide and have your pick of starfish. The wooded coastal cliffs juxtaposed against the long stretches of sandy beach effortlessly make a breathtaking scene no matter the time of day. You can often find elk grazing in the coastal meadows. In addition, the town itself is one of the northwest’s major art hubs. Pick up supplies and paint your own picture or set off on a long wooded hike. Cannon Beach has a lot to offer.