Dr. Beach, Stephen P. Leatherman, a coastal expert and professor at Florida International University, routinely rates and ranks the state's top beaches.
He recently gave his 10 favorite Florida beaches that combine sand, surf and a welcoming sense of community, for a USA Today poll.
"Meet 'volleyball heaven' on the Gulf Coast, with 'some of the best girl- and boy-watching I've ever seen' near Pier 60," Leatherman said to USA Today about Clearwater Beach.
But what do you think? What makes Clearwater Beach the Best Florida Beach Town?
To vote in the USA Today poll visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3YRLBSR