While not as prevalent as in Europe, nude beaches are well represented in the states. But unfortunately, not all of them are immune to the creep factor. With that in mind, we present the top non-creepy beaches where you can feel the freedom of nude sunbathing without having to worry about a non-sanctioned naked selfie showing up on your Instagram feed. Haulover Beach, the largest public nude beach in America thanks to its million-plus visitors per year, is about as nice as a nude beach experience gets with pristine sand, non-judgmental lifeguards and even food stands with nudies politely lined up to grab a bite to eat.
11 Nude Beaches Where You Can Take It All off This Summer
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Check out these 12 picturesque clothing optional beaches and resorts throughout the United States. If you want to get a little bit daring this summer, you might want to try a clothing optional beach. Some of these beaches are a hike down rugged, twisted trails, others are just around the corner from a popular clothed destination. Or, you might have to clamber over lava rocks at low tide to access the spot where you can sunbathe in your birthday suit. The winding dirt trail from the Gliderport parking area descends feet to the expansive beach below, where you can shed your layers to soak up the warm Southern California sun. Stinson Beach, California You may see a lot of moving parts at this clothing-optional beach near San Francisco, as naked people play Ultimate Frisbee along a stretch of hardened sand.