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Top 10 Beaches Along the Eastern USA

8 October 2017


 October 8, 2017
Category Travel

Are you planning a trip to the East Coast of the US?

If so then you should consider visiting one or more of the region’s top beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. Here are some of the best options:

1. East Hampton (New York)
East Hampton is one of the most picturesque towns in New York. It’s also become a popular vacation destination for New Yorkers. The area features white sand beaches and tasty lobster rolls. The town is located in Suffolk County and has a population of about 21,500 (2010). This makes it the perfect option if you’re looking a small yet great beach.

2. Nantucket (Massachusetts)
This is a very scenic location that includes houses with grey shingles and wild roses. Nantucket is a former whaling community and is 30 miles south of Cape Cod. The area became wealthy in the 1800s and today attracts wealthy vacationers from Boston and New York.

3. Myrtle Beach (South Carolina)
Myrtle Beach is located along the state’s 60-mile long Grand Strand. It’s also the biggest resort town in the area. Myrtle Beach includes over 90 golf courses, water parks, and amusement parks. It’s a great option for families, retirees, and spring breakers.

4. Southhampton (New York)
This village includes pricey shops and high-end dining. Southampton has a great mix of beaches, estates, and socialites. If you want to enjoy a getaway along the Atlantic, you can enjoy 7 miles of pristine shores, dunes, and grasses.

5. Martha’s Vineyard (Massachusetts)
This area is very popular during the summer months in particular. You can get to the beach via one 0-minute trail. This makes it very accessible. If you’re looking for an isolated beach, then it’s one of the best options not only on the East Coast but the US as well.

6. Hyannis (Massachusetts)
This is located on Cape Cod and has been the home of the Kennedy family and Taylor Swift. It provides a casual atmosphere and outstanding wind-surfing.

7. Cape May (New Jersey)
This is the farthest southern point of NJ’s Jersey Shore. The area includes bed & breakfasts and Victorian houses. The town was founded nearly four centuries ago in 1620 and is the US’ oldest seashore resorts. An interesting fact is the sun rises/sets over the water.

8. Kiawah Island (South Carolina)
This beach is only 15 miles south of the city of Charleston. The coastal island and golf resort includes 10 miles of white sand beaches, natural woodlands, and family amenities. So you can enjoy several activities like golfing or surfing.

9. Provincetown (Massachusetts)
Provincetown is located at the northern tip of Cape Co. It’s become famous for being the first landing location of the Pilgrims who landed in the New World aboard the Mayflower. The region has become famous for shops, galleries, and mansions. There’s something for everyone in the area.

10. Duck (North Carolina)
North Carolina’s Outer Banks covers 130 along the US’ Atlantic coast. Duck is a rental community located on the thin strip of barrier islands that feature frothy white surf and sand dunes. Duck is located in the northern area of the Outer Banks. There are no high-rise hotels in the area, but you can enjoy one of the rental homes available here.

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