Best Southern US Islands
From North Carolina to Texas, America’s coastline is home to hundreds of islands. Pack your sunscreen and your swimsuit -- we’ve tallied a list of the best islands for a tropical island getaway.Filed under:
Louisiana’s only inhabited barrier island is home to 1,500 residents who make their living from the seafood and oil industries. While the effects of the BP oil spill will be studied for years to come, the dolphins have returned, the waters washing up on the shore are clear, and the annual Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo (one of America’s largest saltwater fishing events) continues.
Island attractions: Fishing -- more than 280 species in surrounding waters.
Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.
We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.
You May Also Like
Harbour Island's quiet charms seem countless, but none are more alluring than the tiny island's wondrous stretch of pink-sand beach.
Head to the W Resort in Vieques to see Paradise Cove and the Wow Suite.
Headed to the Golden State? Don't miss these California beach ...
Zip up your wetsuit, grab your board and get ready to hit the waves at ...
Myrtle Beach is known for 2 things: Golf and good food. With over ...
Check out our selection of some of the best beaches on the Jersey Shore.
Whether you are searching for gleaming white sands, turquoise waters ...
More Travel Inspirations
Get recipe inspiration, save money on groceries, and plan your meals stress free.
Traveling this summer? Stop by Food Network Kitchen's gourmet market.
See past renovations and watch the Property Brothers battle for round two.