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And the healthiest beach town in America is...

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Sunset Cliffs is consistently rated the number-one romantic thing to do in San Diego, so we’d be remiss not to feature it on this list. The cliffs have some of the most stunning views with dramatic cliff formations and caves, making for the perfect spot for a sunset smooch. 1253 Sunset Cliffs Blvd., Ocean Beach (Amy T. Granite)

Fitness magazine “Shape” has released the most fitness-friendly beach towns in America, and the winner is San Diego.

Surprise, surprise, surprise.

Utilizing Foursquare, the personalized city guide app, and data collected from the American College of Sports Medicine American Fitness Index, San Diego beat out Maui and Honolulu with its winning combination of top surf spots and beach activities including swimming, snorkeling, running, biking, volleyball and yoga.

Out of the 35 Best Beaches in America for Fitness Lovers, here are the top 10:


  1. San Diego
  2. San Francisco
  3. Honolulu
  4. Brooklyn/Coney Island
  5. Los Angeles/Santa Monica
  6. Seattle
  7. Kohala Coast, Hawaii
  8. West Maui, Hawaii
  9. Chicago (along the Lakes)
  10. Miami Beach

Source: DiscoverSD