10 Most Beautiful Blue Water Destinations in the U.S.

Hawaii's Waikiki Beach:

With its crystal-clear turquoise waters, Waikiki Beach is a paradise for swimmers and surfers.

Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada:

This stunning alpine lake is renowned for its incredibly clear, blue waters and scenic mountain vistas.

Key West, Florida:

Known for its vibrant coral reefs and serene blue waters, Key West is a snorkeler's dream.

Lake Powell, Arizona/Utah:

This reservoir is surrounded by red rock formations and offers boating in waters so blue they seem unreal.

Destin, Florida:

The Emerald Coast lives up to its name with its shimmering blue-green waters and sugar-white sandy beaches.

Crater Lake, Oregon:

The deepest lake in the U.S., Crater Lake's intensely blue waters are a sight to behold.

Lake Michigan, Michigan:

The blue expanse of Lake Michigan's waters, along with its sandy shores, attracts beachgoers from all over.

Lake Superior, Minnesota

The largest of the Great Lakes, Superior's deep blue waters stretch as far as the eye can see.

Lake Havasu, Arizona:

Known for its deep-blue waters and London Bridge, this desert oasis is a popular boating destination.