Best U.S. Beach Destinations For Your Summer Vacation

Best U.S. Beach Destinations For Your Summer Vacation

The summer vacation moments are almost over for 2018, and the beaches are burning up with travelers.  Soaking up the last rays of the summer sun makes the family beach trip a very necessary goal each year.

If you and your family are still looking for the perfect destination to work out your summer blues, you’ve stumbled upon a gold mine.  Here is a quick breakdown of a few of the most excellent U.S. beach destinations for your summer vacation plans.

 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is no stranger to tourists.  The vacation resort city sits on the Atlantic coastline, and it is the hub of what is commonly referred to as the Grand Strand.  The Grand Strand is a strip of beautiful beaches, stretching nearly 60 miles along the coast.

There’s plenty to do in Myrtle Beach.  The beachfront features a sprawling boardwalk, equipped with arcades, souvenirs stands, and excellent eateries.  You don’t want a personal injury to impede your relaxing vacation plans.  Take caution on the boardwalk, as it is typically a very crowded space.

 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

If you’re seeking a beach destination that flies under the radar of the general public, then Rehoboth Beach is the place to go.  The comfortable vibe of the sleepy town will leave you feeling free to set your sights on exploration and recreation.

The beach isn’t the only excellent exhibition spot in Rehoboth.  Travel inland a bit, and you’ll find Cape Henlopen.  The state park offers more than 3,000 acres of natural landscape to explore.  Hiking, biking, camping, and swimming will keep you entertained for days.

 

Tybee Island, Georgia

Head out to Tybee Island for a comfortable mix of the ocean and the charm the U.S. South is known for exhibiting.  The people are warm, and the landscape is breathtaking.  Under 20 miles south of Savannah, Tybee Island is centrally located for fun in the sun and great food.

If you’re a fan of wildlife, specifically birds, Tybee Island sits directly in the path of the Atlantic Flyway.  You’ll have the opportunity to see an array of avian species, including some rare sights, like the piping plover and the purple sandpiper.

Big Sur, California

Big Sur, California sits along one of the most beautiful and picturesque highways in the nation, California One.  The beaches of this California coastal destination are not made for the sun baking you would expect on the East Coast.

Big Sur beaches are often found down unmarked roads.  The environment is misty and windy, and you often have to hike a bit to get to the water.  Surfing in the area is top notch, if you know what you’re doing in the rough waves.

 

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