Scarborough Beach in Rhode Island is one of the only true Atlantic facing beaches in the state. While others may face in the direction of the ocean, they are primarily set on Block Island or Rhode Island Sound or are on Narragansett Bay. Scarborough State Beach is located in the town of Narragansett. There are numerous vacation rentals in this area because it is the state's most popular and well-known beach.
Glass Beach is a beach in MacKerricher State Park near Fort Bragg, California that is abundant in sea glass created from years of dumping garbage into an area of coastline near the northern part of the town.