It's the first day of summer, so we understand that your mind is probably on a beach somewhere.
Still planning your shore trip? Stephen Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University has your back with his annual list of 10 best beaches for 2017:
No. 7: Caladesi Island State Park, Dunedin/Clearwater, Fla.
(St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area CVB/AP)
No. 6: Coast Guard Beach, Cape Cod, Mass.
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(Margo Tabb/Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce via AP)