For centuries, the beach has enjoyed an iconic vacation destination status in America. This love affair with the beach has influenced US migratory habits, entertainment and has shaped its cultural identity. This infographic shows interesting facts about the America’s love affair with the beach and the science behind it. Every year a family of four spend $4,580 on average for travel.

For instance, the West Coast states spend on travel the amazing $44,6 million on average. It is interesting how beach culture has changed over the years. A fascinating fact is that the release of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws helps to provoke a significant drop in nighttime swimming, which continues in most areas to this day. Visiting beaches also can significantly improve your health as follows: 10 minutes of sunshine provides the daily dose of Vitamin D, etc.



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