US beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world - and also some of the most unusual. So if you're looking for magical with a little hint of other-worldly in the mix, check out our top 10 unique US beaches with kids. We promise you'll never have seen anything quite like them.
A colorful spot, Pfeiffer beach has the distinction of having rare purple sand. The beach gets its distinctive coloring from quartz and manganese garnet that washes down from the hills. A hidden haven, it’s easy to miss if you don’t know it’s there. Though cold water temperature and rough waves make it less than ideal for swimming, kids will love climbing and scrambling up the giant rock formations found here.