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These 2 New England beaches just ranked among the best in the U.S.

Cape Cod and Maine are represented on Tripadvisor's list of the country's best beaches.

Ogunquit Beach in Ogunquit, Maine. Kathleen Burge

It’s prime beach season, and two sandy spots in New England ranked among the best in America, according to Tripadvisor readers.

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The travel website released its list of 25 best beaches in the U.S., and Ogunquit Beach in Ogunquit, Maine, ranked No. 15, and Race Point Beach in Provincetown ranked No. 21.

The No. 1 beach in the country is Siesta Beach in Siesta Key, Fla., according to readers. The list is part of the travel website’s 2020 Travelers’ Choice Awards.

Ogunquit Beach, at No. 15, was the top-ranked New England beach on the list.

“Great beach,” a Tripadvisor user wrote about the Maine spot.

Ogunquit Beach and Race Point Beach aren’t strangers to this list. They both made the cut last year, ranking No. 18 and No. 24, respectively. Last year’s No. 1 beach, Clearwater Beach in Clearwater, Fla., fell to No. 5 this year.

The winning beaches were determined based on traveler reviews and ratings posted to TripAdvisor by users over a 12-month period. You can view the entire list of 25 best beaches in America here.

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