Gulf Shores has smooth beach, warm water, and enjoyable activities like pier fishing, parasailing, and boating.
Alaska boasts 33,000 miles of shoreline, more than twice as long as Florida, California, and Hawaii combined.
Castle Hot Springs, Arizona's first resort, is a palm-studded sanctuary in the Bradshaw Mountains.
Take a sunset cruise or bird-watching trip, mountain bike on the Iron Mountain Trail System, or hire a pedal boat, kayak, or party barge.
California has several beaches. San Diego County has 40+. Avila Beach, along California's Highway 1 Discovery Route, offers a unique journey.
Grand Lake, Colorado's largest and deepest natural lake, is bordered by national forest on three sides.
Coastal cities thrive in the tiny New England state of Connecticut. Facing Long Island Sound, the beaches here have calm, glassy waters.
Fenwick Island State Park, the southernmost beach in Delaware, has 3 miles of pristine coastline and access to the Little Assawoman Bay.
Florida has several beaches worth visiting. The Gulf of Mexico offers family-friendly activities and places to stay.
Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia's biggest barrier island, is popular among beachgoers.