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Surfing is a classic pastime in America – it’s an adrenaline pumping, breathless, unforgettable experience.

From Malibu Beach in California to Ocean City in New Jersey and Montauk Point in New York, North America is home to tons of spectacular beaches that offer incredible surfing opportunities.

*Related: The World’s Best Beaches for Big Wave Surfing

The reasons you should surf are endless – it’s a great workout, teaches patience, and brings you closer to nature, just to name a few. 

Both kids and adults can experience the thrill, bond with your family, take surf lessons, and watch awesome competitions.

Successful surf offers an incredible feeling of accomplishment. Here are the best beaches for surfing in North America.