7 Most Beautiful US Beaches For Snorkeling

Located on Oahu, this spot offers vibrant coral reefs and a diverse array of marine life, including turtles, dolphins, and over 400 species of fish.

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Hawaii

Situated in Key Largo, this park is the first underwater sea park in the US. It features coral reefs, seagrass beds, and an underwater statue.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State

Part of the Hawaii Marine Life Conservation Districts in Maui, this bay offers excellent snorkeling with a wide variety of fish, including parrotfish and trumpetfish.

Honolua Bay, Hawaii

 Known for its shallow waters, this park in the Florida Keys is ideal for beginners and offers sightings of sea turtles, octopuses, and seahorses.

Bahia Honda State Park, Florida

Part of the Channel Islands, this island is less known but offers stunning kelp forests, sea stars, and bright orange Garibaldi fish, making it a hidden gem.

Anacapa Island, California

Located on the island of Lanai, this beach is famous for its clear waters and marine life, including spinner dolphins and occasional humpback whales.

Hulopo'e Bay, Hawaii

Key West is surrounded by numerous snorkeling spots accessible from its shores or by boat. Popular locations include the Florida Reef, the third-largest.

Key West, Florida