With nearly 488 miles of coastline between them, North and South Carolina feature some of the most beautiful beaches in the United States. From the scenic shoreline in the South Carolina Lowcountry to the massive dunes of the North Carolina Outer Banks, this stretch of coast offers diverse terrain and unique beaches scattered throughout. Visit the tranquility of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore or the popular tourist destinations of Myrtle Beach for a distinctly different beach getaway.
May 21, 2014
For many vacationers, the ideal image of summer means building sandcastles on the shore. These 10 amazing sand sculpting competitions take it to the next level with creations you have to see to believe.
February 26, 2014
Winner of the 10Best Readers' Choice award for Best All-Inclusive Resort, Moon Palace Resort Cancun has made a name for itself by offering a world-class entertainment lineup throughout the year.
September 5, 2013
Few people will ever have a private island to call their own, but a visit to any of these best-kept-secret Florida strands can afford any of us the illusion, if briefly. For nature lovers, unspoiled sanctuaries like Blowing Rocks Preserve are pure heaven. For sand and surf aficionados, few shorelines surpass the blinding bliss of Santa Rosa Beach or St. Pete's Pass-A-Grille.
June 17, 2013
If you're aching for a beach to kick back on, but you'd rather avoid the hordes of screaming children and frisbee-tossing 20-somethings, check out one of these 10 quiet Atlantic beaches.