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Best Family Beach Activities

Beach-going can lead to a host of eclectic experiences, depending on where your family vacations. Here are 5 fun ways to spend a summer day at the beach.

Secret Beaches for Families

Some families prefer to seek out less-traveled beach towns when summer rolls around. Here are 5 of our favorites.

RV Crazy: America's Best RV Parks

Intrepid travelers exploring the country in an RV will want to put on the brakes and stay for a while at these RV parks and campgrounds around the United States.

Valentine's Day Vacations

From city escapades to beach vacations, here are our picks for the sweetest and sexiest Valentine's Day adventures.

Best Romantic Beaches

Romance abounds at these 5 destinations, where luxury, amenities and the backdrop of the beach set the stage for fine-tuning your flirting skills.

Death Valley National Park, California

In Death Valley National Park, daily temperatures soar, and visitors are not greeted by some of Mother Nature's most intense physical features.

Tidepooling

Tidepools, formed at low tide when the waters along craggy coasts retreat, teem with living creatures typically invisible to the naked eye.

Historic San Francisco

Discover the history of San Francisco.

Outlet Shopping Destinations

Set your sights on serious bargains and join Travel Channel for a jaunt to some of America's most appealing outlet shopping locales.

Bar Food Paradise

Oysters, potato skins, buffalo wings and nachos all go well with a pint, so belly up to the bar and enter Bar Food Paradise.

Wine Tour Weekends

Here are 5 diverse wine-producing regions, and a handful of different ways to immerse yourself in them.

Barbecue Paradise

From the East Coast to the West Coast, America loves its barbecue.

El Matador, California

Beachgoers in the know seek solidarity by heading up the winding Pacific Coast Highway to the most spectacular shoreline along the coast: El Matador Beach.

Santa Barbara Weekend Guide

Discover how 48 hours in this town can rejuvenate your spirit and your belief in the American vacation.

More Travel Inspirations

Food Network America's Best Cook
Who Is America’s Best Cook?

See home cooks compete on Food Network to win the coveted title.

Cooking Channel's Cooking Fundamentals
Master Your Cooking Skills

Learn the fundamentals of cooking with Cooking Channel’s tips and videos.

HGTV's Living Alaska
Imagine Alaskan Living

Do you have what it takes to live in Alaska? Tour Alaskan Homes on HGTV.