Beach lovers around America who are also interested in history will find both at these incredible beaches with landmarks from the past. Combining fun in the sand and surf with an exploration of history is a perfect family holiday.
Explore the historic lighthouse at Cape May, New Jersey then take the ferry across Delaware Bay to Lewes. See the watchtowers of the former Fort Miles coming into view. The fort was built in 1940 to look for patrolling submarines. Another great choice is to explore Fort Pulaski National Monument and Tybee Island in Georgia have Read the rest of this entry »
Free Activities And Fun At The Beach
The best activity to do at the beach is to curl up with a good book. This is a free and exciting way to spend a day at the beach. You will enjoy reading at the beach as the waves create the perfect soundtrack for your literary adventure.
Listening To Music
Another fun and rewarding activity to do at the beach is to listen to music. You can bring your iPod along to the beach and spend hours relaxing, staring at the waves, perusing Read the rest of this entry »
Heading to the beach can be an unbeatable experience. It can allow you to relax, enjoy the sand, sun and waves and enjoy a new atmosphere for a little while. Although any trip to the beach, regardless of how short or how long, is sure to be a blast, there are things that you should do while you are at the beach in order to make the most of your trip.
1. Go for a nice, leisurely walk on the beach. Doing so will allow you to stretch your legs, enjoy the sand between your toes and admire the Read the rest of this entry »
If you live in the Southeast you’ve got tons of great beaches just around the corner! Don’t spend another weekend indoors watching Satellite TVget out there and put your toes in the sand at one of the nation’s best beaches, Southeastern edition:
Sullivan’s Island – This small island off the coast of Charleston, SC is perfect for a quiet family getaway. The beach is wide and residential so you won’t find any raging parties and it’s a stone’s throw from gourmet restaurants and the best hotels in the state.
St. Simon’s Island – Another island, this one off the coast of Georgia, is perfect for a quaint beach week. With shops and thousands of year-round residents, St. Simons is the perfect place to go if you don’t enjoy the tacky neon lights of a beach like Daytona.
Outer Banks – You really can’t go wrong with any beach in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Emerald Isle is quiet and cheap and Nag’s Head has history as well as white sandy strands. Get out there and enjoy the water with your whole family!
The America’s are known for their strikingly beautiful shoreline. The Pacific coast offers a range from the California hype to the rough beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The United States Northeast however, is something spectacular. On a remote beach on the Maine shoreline in 2007, a storm compressed the geological layers and I was lucky enough to happen upon that beach the next morning. Rivers of red sand ran from the rocks, across to the beach, and into Read the rest of this entry »
What can be more romantic than watching the sunset from a beautiful sandy shore? There are many top beaches all around the world. Some of the most romantic destinations are small and less touristy though.
Try out North Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. It is a great choice for ocean front hotel rooms, beautiful natural scenery, and romantic fun. You can enjoy staying in comfort right on the beach. You will be able to step out of your room and onto the sand for long walks holding hands with your significant other. Read the rest of this entry »
There are many great kid-friendly and family-oriented beaches in America, yet only a few can truly be considered the best. From Fernandina Beach to St. George Island State Park Beach, here are a few of the best kid-friendly and family-oriented beaches in America.
1. Fernandina Beach.
If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind beach in America, look no further than Fernandina Beach. Fernandina Beach boasts miles and miles of sand and gentle waves. It also features plenty of shark teeth, seashells, and starfish. Read the rest of this entry »
Well, the answer to that question lies in timing. How long will you actually be on the beach, a few hours or all day? I prefer a short stay on the beach because the draw of unique shops and restaurants always proves to be stronger than my will to tan. Whether you are a camper or short stay visitor, there are a few items every person should have while enjoying the sandy beach. First of all, a waterproof Read the rest of this entry »