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Romance at the beach
Beach Tips

Rekindle Your Romance at the Beach

Long days at work, household responsibilities, taking care of the kids, and the stress of everyday life can take its toll on relationships. Maybe a chance to rekindle your romance at the beach is just what you need! One of the best ways that couples can help rekindle that spark is by taking a little getaway. Reconnect by removing yourselves from the daily grind to spend a little one on one time together. You’ll be hard pressed to find a more idyllic locale for a lovers’ getaway than the beach. Here are some great ideas to help you reignite the spark on your very own romantic ocean side retreat.

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Save that beach trip until after labor day
Beach Tips

Save That Beach Trip Until After Labor Day

For many, Labor Day marks the end of summer. Kids go back to school, community pools are closing for the season, and in some parts of the country you can already feel the cooling approach of autumn in the night air. Unfortunately, some people get the idea that their window for beach trip has closed as well. Sandy is here to share with you a few of the reasons that make a beach vacation after Labor Day a winning plan!

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Myrtle Beach on a Budget
Beach Tips, Sandy's Shores

Myrtle Beach on a Budget

For the past two years, my husband and I have traveled to beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for our yearly beach vacation. We are always adamant about choosing a budget and sticking with it, and this year’s budget was $1,000 that we had slowly put aside into savings each paycheck. In total, the cost of our vacation was $850- under budget! Best of all, we didn’t sacrifice a quality vacation to stay under budget. Here’s how we managed a vacation in Myrtle Beach on a budget.

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Dog Friendly Beaches NC
Beach Tips, North Carolina

Dog Friendly Beaches NC

Seeking some fun for fido at the Top Dog Friendly Beaches NC? 

Nothing beats the dog days of summer like spending it at one of the beautiful beaches of North Carolina. People aren’t the only ones who enjoy the beach though. Your faithful, four-legged friend might enjoy splashing in the waves and running along the shore too. Different places have different rules regarding leash laws and whether dogs are allowed at all. Dear dog lovers, Sandy has put together a list of the most dog-friendly beaches in North Carolina just for you.

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Beach Games
Beach Tips

12 Beach Games You’ll Love to Play

There’s nothing quite like a day at the beach! The salty water, the sand and the sun make the days amazing. Enhance your day at the beach with these great beach games. Beach games make the days go by fast. They’re exciting and challenging. Best of all, games build friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.

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Beach Tips

Flying To Airports near Virginia Beach!

Virginia Beach can be a fun, relaxing, vacation area! But you may ask yourself, “How should I get there?”. One of the options that you have when traveling to Virginia Beach is flying! There are only two airports that are within an hour of the Virginia Beach area. So let’s take at these airports near Virginia Beach to see the options each one provides when choosing to fly!

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Virginia Beach parking
Beach Tips

Where to Park – Find Virginia Beach Parking

Are you craving some beach time this summer? One of the most important—and far too often overlooked—parts of your beach trip is knowing where to park. This helps you avoid hauling your whole crew and all your things for miles down to the beach, getting your car towed for parking in the wrong area, or overpaying for parking. Here’s our quick guide to finding Virginia Beach Parking. We also include Google maps to each Virginia Beach parking location to help you find your way!

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Sandy feet at the beach
Beach Tips

How to Get Sand Out of a Beach Towel

Spending a day at the beach is one of life’s pleasures. Spending a day sitting on the sand, looking out at the ocean is a great way to relax, and escape from everyday pressures. About the only downside to the beach, is sandy towels. However, there is an easy way to get sand out of a beach towel.

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