TripSavy: 18 Best Beach Towns in the US
A seaside sojourn is always a good idea, and, fortunately, you don’t need to travel too far to embark on a relaxing beach getaway. That’s because America is home to a slew of incredible beach towns, all of which boast stunning scenery and postcard-worthy vistas. And, should you end up needing a break from the beach, most of them also feature vibrant downtown areas (think: shopping, dining, drinking, and entertainment offerings) or can’t-miss nearby attractions (such as historic lighthouses and nature preserves). Here are a few of our favorite beach towns in the U.S., from Alabama to Oregon and beyond.