05/17/2012 07:34 am ET

Memorial Day Travel: Best U.S. Beaches For A Barbecue (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Perhaps nothing is more associated with Memorial Day than a good old fashioned barbecue to kick off the warm summer months. While these are usually the domain of intrepid dads on their backyard Webers, the beach can make an excellent backdrop for those burgers and dogs.

Looking for the perfect beach? Travel Channel stars Andrew Zimmern, Samantha Brown and Bert Kreischer share their favorites from The Hamptons, which is "pretty darn glorious" according to Zimmern, to Maui for a luau, because "you have to do it" says Brown.

Learn about the trio's favorites above, then share your favorite beaches for a barbecue in the slideshow below!