TripAdvisor ranks Florida 3 times in 'Best Beaches'

2013 Travler's Choice Beach Awards announced Wednesday

Published On: Feb 20 2013 04:12:28 PM EST

TripAdvisor released it's 2013 Traveler's Choice Beach Awards Wednesday with three of Florida's beaches making the cut.

Siesta Key Public Beach in Sarasota, Gulf Islands National Seashore in Pensacola and Fort De Soto Park in Tierra Verde were ranked as the top 10 in the United States, according to a TripAdvisor news release.

The beach that took the number one spot isn't too close from home. Ka'anapali Beach in Lahaina, Hawaii was ranked as the number one beach in the world.

The awards were based entirely on feedback from the millions of TripAdvisor travelers and 276 winning beaches were named.