Choosing a Vacation Spot: Atlantic Beach, NC versus Emerald Isle, NC

When deciding to take a beach vacation its important to decide what is important to you! Then, it’s helpful to...

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Fun No Matter the Weather at Topsail Beach

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Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, North Carolina
Choosing a Vacation Spot: Atlantic Beach, NC versus Emerald Isle, NC
North Carolina, Topsail Beach
Visiting North Topsail Beach? Things to do during your stay
North Carolina, Topsail Beach
Fun No Matter the Weather at Topsail Beach
North Carolina, Topsail Beach
What to Do as you Swashbuckle through Topsail Beach
North Carolina, Topsail Beach
Our Top 3 Picks of What to Do in Topsail Beach
North Carolina

Beautiful Beaches

Visiting North Carolina
is a treat
for the whole family!
Here are my tips
to help you make the most of your beach vacation.

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North Carolina

Amazing Ocean

Find out why
North Carolina beaches
are considered among
the very best
in the United States.

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Places to go in Venice Beach
California, Sandy's Shores

Places to go in Venice Beach, California

Finding the perfect spot for a beach vacation in California can be difficult. There are so many great options! Southern California has multiple great cities to visit, but which is the best to fit you? Do you want a beach with stores to shop, or do you want to just relax in the sun? Maybe you enjoy experiencing all the good food on vacation? If you love all these things and more, then Venice Beach is the beach for you!

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Venice Beach
California, Sandy's Shores

Adventures at the Vibrant and Quirky Venice Beach

Strange, artistic and full of life—that is Venice Beach, California in a nutshell. While I was admiring the scenic beach with gorgeous palm trees, I saw random people in strange costumes that were posing with different tourists. One short gentleman wearing an animal print speedo with a caveman club walked towards my friend and me. We enjoyed socializing with him because of his charismatic personality. By the end of our conversation, he asked us for a tip. I later found out that providing cash to these different boardwalk characters is the expected norm and is a courtesy.

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traveling to bali
Sandy's Shores

Bali: The land of sea and sand!

While traveling to Bali I dreamed of laying out on white sand beaches, surfing the perfect wave, drinking a cool coconut and watching the most spectacular sunsets. Bali is a popular tourist destination with rich culture, delicious food, and famous beaches! I couldn’t wait to begin my tropical getaway! I grabbed my bags and headed off to my homestay in a traditional Balinese guesthouse.

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Beach in Thailand
Sandy's Shores

A Picture Perfect Beach in Thailand

The rickety ferry boat engine cut out suddenly. As our momentum continued to send us drifting forward, I looked out the scuffed window. We were gliding towards a jungle-covered mound rising out of the turquoise water. A glistening strip of white sand surrounded the small island and woven palm frond bungalows dotted the edge of the beach.

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BBQ at Huntington Beach
California, Huntington Beach

Can You BBQ at Huntington Beach?

Spending the entire day at the beach can be a great way to soak in the sun and surf spray. Whether it’s a once-a-year family vacation or just a quick weekend getaway, there’s nothing quite like getting to lounge and splash your way through a whole day. If you’re going to put in the hours, though, you’re going to get hungry. BBQing can be an excellent way to extend your beach time and add to the festivities. But, can you host a BBQ at Huntington Beach?

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California, Huntington Beach, Sandy's Shores

The Famous Huntington Beach Candy Store—B. Candy

Huntington Beach isn’t just a place where people love to come to surf or spend a day at the beach with their toes in the sand and splashing in the waves. Huntington Beach is also loved by many for the shopping and dining experiences. And for children and anyone with a sweet tooth and a love for the nostalgic, something that makes Huntington Beach special is the unique candy shop—B. Candy.

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