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Surf the Roads with CoPilot: Part I

Looking for a sun and sand getaway this summer? Check out our picks for the top ten beaches in the U.S. and see how CoPilot can help you surf the roads. Useful POIs! Get Local Weather at your beach destination!

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Waimanalo Bay Beach Park Oahu, Hawaii

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If you’ve ever been to Hawaii then you know that practically all their beaches are incredible with their clear blue waters and soft white sand, but here is Dr. Beach’s* #1 pick for the 2015 beach season! Located on the Island of Oahu which is the home of Hawaii’s capital Honolulu and also the Pearl Harbor Memorial.

Barefoot Beach Bonita Springs, Florida

Rachelle and Matthew Ferraiuolo of Swartz Creek, Mich., play in the sand on Barefoot Beach on Wednesday. Rachelle said they had tried Bonita Beach a few days before but couldn't stand the crowd. Stephen Leatherman, the beach guru at Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research, has listed Barefoot Beach as the 10th best beach in the country. Jeremy Lyverse/Staff

Ahhhh the Sunshine State! It’s no surprise that a Florida beach made it as Dr. Beach’s* #2 pick! What makes this beach special is the fact that it still remains unspoiled! Enjoy kayaking, nature trails, and all the wonderful animals that reside on and near the beach.

Coastguard Beach Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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November 9th, 1620 a little ship called the Mayflower made landfall in the New World on this very beach! Enjoy some history along with the amazing sites that come with this beach including: marshes, lighthouses, whale and seal sightings and much more! P.S. #7 on Dr. Beach’s* list!

Beachwalker Park Kiawah Island, South Carolina

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This beach stays true to its name; it’s a great beach to just take a stroll down. Perfect for all outdoorsy types! Canoeing, hiking, biking, nature tours, tennis, golf, you name it, and they’ve got it! This beach is #8 on Dr. Beach’s* list.

East Beach Santa Barbara, California

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Considered one of California’s best beaches! It is known for its palm tree shaded biking and walking trail right along the beach. Its kid friendly with life guards posted at peak times and also a playground located at the far eastern edge of the beach.  #10 on Dr. Beach’s* 2015 list!

 

Let CoPilot help you relax and get you to the beach to maximize your vacation time!

 

POI Search: 

While at the beach, boat lovers can use the POI search capability to find local marinas.  If you decide that your day trip needs to be extended, easily search for hotels nearby.  Navigate to millions of POIs and just tap on that POI to navigate there!

 

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Or use it to find other nearby beaches or recreation options through the Sports and Recreation POI Category.

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Local Weather:

Tap on your destination then tap on the weather icon. Make sure it’s that perfect weather you’ve been hoping for at your beach destination.

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More Road Trip Fun to Come!

Surf the Roads with Copilot: Part II

*http://www.drbeach.org/top102015.html

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