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.

On Location With Sports Illustrated's Nina Agdal

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On location in Islamorada, FL, Travel Channel and production partner Wee Beastie film with the face of Beach Week 2015, Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Nina Agdal.

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.

Your Best Beach Photos

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Travel Channel fans (namely our Instagram followers) have searched the world over for the most beautiful beaches. Here are some of our favorite #TCBeachWeek pics.

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