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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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Jul 11, 2024

Enjoy Family Wellness Programs at Sattva Land this Winter

Introduce kids to wellness tourism on family travel. Adults often escape to a spa or retreat to reset, and with wellness travel on the rise, this retreat in Belize offers an experience for the whole family.

Sunflower Accessibility Program Featured at O’Hare and Midway Airports

Travelers with invisible disabilities passing through O’Hare and Midway International Airports can now discreetly signal they need assistance thanks to a new Chicago Department of Aviation partnership that helps create more accessible and inclusive spaces.

Jul 11, 2024

7 Riga, Latvia, Destinations for Family Travel

It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Riga, Latvia, with us.

Jul 11, 2024

The Lake House on Canandaigua Adds New Amenities, Menus

Family travelers to The Lake House on Canandaigua are in for a treat this summer as the resort added new family-friendly water experiences, lake and land amenities, and seasonal restaurant menus.

Travel to Madrid with the Family and Find Activities to Keep Everyone Happy!

If life were a city, it’d be Madrid. Sometimes it can be quite the challenge to find a destination just right for the whole family. Different tastes and ages make agreeing on where to go seem impossible. Unless, of course, the destination you have in mind is Madrid. With all of its new immersive museums, musicals, soccer stadiums and monuments like Royal Palace, anyone who suggests coming to the capital is sure to get a unanimous yes!

Destinations / North America
Jul 10, 2024

New Air Routes Make Nova Scotia Vacations Easier

Families living in the Northeast will find travel to Nova Scotia a lot easier this summer with the inauguration of daily service from New York (LGA) to Halifax (YHZ) on American Airlines. The Nova Scotia capital is one of six new cities along the Northeast coast American added in June; other daily flights from La Guardia go to Hyannis (HYA) on Cape Cod, Nantucket (ACK), Martha’s Vineyard (MVY), and to Bangor (BGR) and Portland (PDX) in Maine.