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7 Amazing Surfing Spots to Catch Your First Wave

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As the health and well-being benefits of surfing become more widely known, more families and beginners are hopping on board. If you, too, are stoked to join the surf movement, here are some of the best places around the globe to take a lesson and catch your first wave.

Northern Beaches to Visit Instead of the Hamptons

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While the cobblestone streets of old Nantuket are undeniably charming and the party scene in the Hamptons is nonpareil, there are other locales not far from these classic Northeastern beach spots with ample appeal but without the large crowds and high price tags.

Top 10 Beaches in America

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Whether you’re going down the shore or riding the waves in Hawaii, the beach is always a popular destination. Visit the best beaches the US has to offer.

A Beach of a Different Color

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Forget basic beige sand. Instead, visit one of these 21 shorelines, where you’ll find stunning beaches in almost every color of the rainbow.

Your Beach Packing List

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10 products that will not only elevate your average day at the beach, but also make lugging them down to the shore more stylish than ever.

World's Best Boardwalks

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Join locals and tourists for a stroll along some of the world's prettiest waterfronts.

Best Beach Awards 2015 Slideshow

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From Best Family Beach to Best Exotic Beach and everything in between, see the fourth annual Beach Award winners, hand-picked by our experts.

Best Beaches on the East Coast

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Head north to Nantucket, Mass., or south to Kiawah Island, SC, but get thee to one of the best beaches along the Atlantic this summer.

Editors' Picks: Favorite Beaches

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Where are our favorite beaches in the world? From Nantucket, MA, to Koh Tao, Thailand, see where our editors like to bask in the sun when they're not working.

Top 10 California Beach Getaways

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Headed to the Golden State? Don't miss these California beach getaways, perfect for whether you’re looking to surf, sunbathe or take just take in the sunset.

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