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Best Domestic Beaches to Visit in 2023

by Mary Melnick

Jan 20, 2023

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This year, plan family travel to one of these beautiful beaches within the United States.


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Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida

The beautiful sunsets; sugar-white, crystal sand; and warm blue waters are only a few of the reasons Destin-Fort Walton Beach is a must-visit destination. Located along Florida’s Gulf Coast, the weather is perfect for year-round outdoor adventures. Travelers can snorkel an artificial reef with shipwrecks, experience marine wildlife encounters and more while experiencing the trip of a lifetime.

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Montauk, New York

Montauk is home to some of the best surfing waves in New York, seeing surfers flock to the shore. Travelers enjoy views of the beautiful, crystal-clear water on top of the Montauk Lighthouse, a historic landmark. Make sure to stop by Camp Hero State Park, featuring 415 acres of diverse landscapes, including heavily wooded areas and miles of beachfront stops along the Atlantic Ocean. For a delicious cold one, head to Montauk Brewing Co. The Watermelon Session Ale is the perfect combination of delicious watermelon flavors with a crisp ale taste.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia

With its accessible location and mild climate, Virginia Beach is the perfect beach destination for year-round travels. Its award-winning, 3-mile Oceanfront Boardwalk is an ideal place to bike, blade, jog or stroll while enjoying the views of the ocean and beautiful weather. The destination also offers a calendar full of outdoor festivals and entertainment, affordable hotels, delicious restaurants and more.

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Casco Bay, Maine

For travelers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Chebeague Island, located in the heart of Casco Bay, Maine, is home to some of the best beaches of New England. Hot attractions include Hamilton Bay, Rose Point, Crow Island and Bennett Cove. Fishing lovers should head to Chandler Cove. For those looking for low-tide activities, visit Little Chebeague Island to search for sand dollars, sea glass and licensed clam digging. Travelers looking to stay overnight can book a stay at quaint Chebeague Island Inn, the island’s one and only hotel. Just a small walk to Hamilton Beach, the inn’s staff can help guests arrange for beach chairs, fresh towels and a delicious picnic in the afternoon.


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Destinations / North America
Feb 1, 2023

Explore Local History This Winter in Alabama’s Gulf Shores

With much of the country still swathed in winter gloom, Alabama’s Gulf Coast offers a fun beach getaway for family travelers. Contrary to popular belief, Gulf Shores isn’t just white sandy beaches and clear blue skies; it is a hotbed of historical attractions, giving the whole family a vacation to remember.

United Aviate Academy Takes Off

United Airlines officially became the only major U.S. airline to own a flight training school with the opening of United Aviate Academy on Jan. 27. The moment was made even more historic with its inaugural class, which is 80 percent women and people of color.

Travel Tips
Feb 1, 2023

Camping Essentials for the Whole Family

Spring is right around the corner, making it the perfect time to start planning your 2023 spring family travel. With temperatures rising, the best spring vacations involve camping in the great outdoors. Make this next camping trip the best with these must-have essentials.

Destinations / North America
Jan 31, 2023

Orlando World Center Marriott Offers Fun for the Whole Family

Family travelers can find fun in the Florida sun at Orlando World Center Marriott, the largest Marriott hotel in the world! Here’s a look at what the hotel has to offer:

Win the Holidays with Celebrity Cruises

Plan ahead to finish holiday shopping early and gift your family an award-winning European 2023 summer vacation with Celebrity Cruises and leave the holiday hassle in your wake. With the most unique itineraries of any cruise line, Celebrity is the perfect choice for your summer escape.

North America
Jan 31, 2023

Visit National Parks for Free in 2023

National parks are high on the list of popular destinations for family travel. These protected, treasured landscapes and natural wonders include Grand Canyon, Arizona; Yosemite, California; Zion and Arches, Utah; and the dramatic Maine coast at Acadia National Park.