Posted on 08/05/2015
Let's admit. We all would love to live by the seaside. Unfortunately, we were not all lucky to be born in a coastal town. So every now and then we pack our bags and head to the coast to enjoy the fresh breeze from the high seas and laze around on the beach.
So to help you along, we have listed below the best beach towns in America. They are unpretentious. They are less crowded and are surprisingly affordable.
1. Pacific Grove in California
Welcome to the town of stray deer and beautiful butterflies. It is nestled between Pebble Beach and Monterey. It is popular for kayaking, surfing and tide pooling.
2. Lubec, Maine
Here, you will enjoy 97 miles of shoreline access. It borders New Brunswick, Canada. You will also have easy access to Compello Island, which happens to be Roosevelt's summer home.
3. Watch Hill in Rhode Island
This is a charming upscale destination that boasts the best New England can offer. You will have a hard time trying to leave. It is idyllic and picture perfect.
4. Canon Beach, Oregon
I know. You have never heard of this town. This is because not so many people know of its existence. It is located about 1.5 hours northwest of Portland and it is ultimate relaxation spot.
5. Silver Lake, Michigan
A sand-duned oasis with panoramas to kill for, Silver Lake sits on the shores of Lake Michigan and it is the best alternative you can find anywhere in US to the ridiculously expensive Miami.
Other American beach towns include; Tybee Island in Georgia, Duck in North Carolina, Boca Grande in Florida, Santa Cruz in California, St. Simmons Island in Georgia, Sunset Beach in Oahu, Beaufort in North Carolina and many more.
If you do not want the hustle and bustle of large coastal cities, perhaps you should look into the above small towns. It will be money well spent.