United States Articles
Let's begin by making one thing perfectly clear. No beach in the world is like Venice Beach.
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.
Many people are familiar with the coastal islands off North Carolina, but fewer are aware of the coastal islands off South Carolina.
Strolling along stretches of white sand, listening to roaring waves and passing glorious mansions, it's easy to forget that East Hampton is only a couple hours outside of New York City.
South Padre has always been a spring break party animal's paradise.
Relaxing is easy on Siesta Key: soft white sand, brilliant sunshine and azure waters abound.
Stretching for 130 miles along the Atlantic coast, North Carolina's Outer Banks are a skinny strip of barrier islands with sandy dunes and frothy surf on one side and a gentle sound on the other.
Reachable only by ferry or kayak, with a limit of 300 visitors daily and only one small inn, Cumberland Island maintains its reputation as one of America's most pristine seaside regions.
Just over the bridge from San Diego is a small, tree-lined beach haven known as Coronado.
As the largest resort along South Carolina's 60-mile Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach is the East Coast's ultimate vacation hub.
Laguna Beach's artisans, crafts and galleries mix with enough beachside fun to create the perfect stomping ground for the rich and crafty.
Clearwater Beach's status as one of America's best beaches has lured countless vacationers to its sandy shores and beachfront hotels.
Kauai is home to one of the world's best beaches: Poipu, a series of 3 white crescents curving beside turquoise waters along the island's south coast.
From the lush hillsides with memorable vistas of the sea to the pristine shoreline, Santa Barbara possesses the beauty most Southern California beachside communities lack.
Hulopo'e Beach on the island of Lana'i, long considered one of the world's most perfect stretches of sand, lies at the base of the Four Seasons Lana'i at Manele Bay, creating a perfect union.