From Jones Beach to Robert Moses, Coney Island to Rockaway Beach, Rye Playland Beach to the Jersey Shore, the New York-New Jersey coastline is home to some of the best beaches in the country.
Some welcome pets; others are best for kids. Enjoy surfing or boating? We've got you covered there, too.
Use our ultimate beach guide to discover new beaches and find your own slice of summer fun.
Then vote for your favorites and send your best photos via Instagram.
Click above to get started. Everybody in the water!