Sneak away for a family vacation at a secret beach for sunning, swimming and stunning scenery.
Wingaersheek Beach, MA, has generally calm and warm water, creating perfect swimming conditions for the little ones.
Kure Beach is at the tip of North Carolina's Pleasure Island'a strip of barrier beaches that front the Atlantic.
Kure Beach is often fairly empty, which is good news for vacationing families.
Bean Hollow is a quiet pocket beach along the San Mateo County Coast south of San Francisco.
A trail winds atop the bluffs at Bean Hollow, offering great views of passing grey whales during winter and spring.
Bookended by lush green bluffs, Bean Hollow has natural nooks and crannies perfect for family picnics and volleyball.
Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve in Washington State features a rocky shoreline with great views.
Toward the eastern end of New York's Robert Moses State Park, is the 1891 black-and-white ringed Fire Island Lighthouse.
Kids love wake-boarding and wave-jumping at Robert Moses State Park on New York's Fire Island National Seashore.