Best East Coast Beach Towns


You might not consider the east coast when planning your beach vacation. But, think again. The east coast offers more than historical landmarks and large cities. You can explore so many beautiful beaches along the east coast.

Nantucket (Massachusetts)

It is small but there are many things to do on the island. You can swim, surf, sail, sunbathe, or visit any of the 3 lighthouses. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery on one of the many bike trails. The island has a wide selection of restaurants that will satisfy your inner foodie. However, they may not be open during the off-season. You can participate in the festivals if you plan your trip accordingly. You can sail to this charming beach resort.

Best Towns for East Coast Beach Vacations
Best Towns for East Coast Beach Vacations

East Hampton, New York

Although the phrase “We’re going to Hampton’s” sounds extravagant, there’s so much more to this town than mansions and polo matches. There are many amenities that make a large city feel like a big one, such as designer shops, art galleries, and excellent restaurants. Round Swamp Farm is a great place to find fresh local produce and delicious baked goods. It’s one of many farmers’ markets in the area. There are many beautiful beaches, but you must bring your hotel-issued beach permit in order to enjoy your vacation.

Best East Coast Beaches: Amazing Beaches to Visit
Best East Coast Beaches: Amazing Beaches to Visit

Rehoboth Beach in Delaware

Rehoboth Beach is known as “The Nation’s Summer Capital”, and offers fun experiences for all ages. Walking along the boardwalk is a great way to spend your time when you aren’t lounging on the beaches along the 30 mile stretch of beautiful coastline. The boardwalk is sure to entertain, no matter what your interests are. Delaware doesn’t charge sales tax so you can shop until you drop at any of the outlet malls or shops.

East Coast Beach Towns
East Coast Beach Towns

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Many publications voted Hilton Head Island the best island in America. But you can see it for yourself. Its stunning scenery makes it easy to take amazing pictures from anywhere on the Island. Hilton Head offers something for everyone, no matter what vacation style you have. There are over 12 miles of beaches and plenty of activities to choose. Hilton Head has 24 championship golf courses. Their annual Seafood Festival, which celebrates southern cuisine, is a must-attend for seafood lovers.

Key West, Florida

Winter is Key West’s busiest season, and this is unlike the other towns on the list. You can swim, sunbathe and parasail in the clear, crystal-clear waters. For a prime seat at the sunset, take a cruise to Key West. You should visit the Conch Republic Mallory Square to enjoy some delicious seafood. It’s possible to get a taste for the Caribbean without having to travel.

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