07/23/2014 11:12 am ET Updated Sep 22, 2014

10 Best Surfing Spots in the U.S.

As surfing has become more and more popular over the decades, the number of spots known for great waves has grown as well. With summer's arrival, now's the time for novices and pros alike to seek out the best surf they can find. We've selected a diverse mix of charming, slower-paced spots and mainstream destinations spanning from Florida and California to Hawaii. And don't forget: Surfing spots come with delicious beach grub, lively nightlife options, and accommodations with stellar views. Here are the 10 best surfing spots in the U.S.

by Kate Donnelly

10 Best Surfing Spots in the U.S.

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