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Surprising facts about America’s beaches

Cheapism Logo By Jay Gentile of Cheapism | Slide 2 of 56: While many people think of California or Florida when thinking of beaches in America, the country's longest coastline is much farther north. Not only is Alaska by far America's largest state (more than twice as large as second-place Texas), it boasts the nation's longest coastline at 33,904 miles. Florida is way behind in second place at 8,436 miles. Related: Most Remote States in the U.S.

America's Longest Beach Shoreline Is in Alaska

While many people think of California or Florida when thinking of beaches in America, the country's longest coastline is much farther north. Not only is Alaska by far America's largest state (more than twice as large as second-place Texas), it boasts the nation's longest coastline at 33,904 miles. Florida is way behind in second place at 8,436 miles. 

Related: Most Remote States in the U.S.

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