Enjoy a heaping dose of sand and surf in these quintessential beach towns—but better keep these underrated spots (relatively) secret!
Tucked into the coast below Olympic National Park, Seabrook was founded in 2004 as a community of shingled cottages, where everything is within walking distance and parks, firepits, and bocce courts encourage neighborliness. The beach is just steps away, and a new summer street fair will bring farmers and artisans together each month. Cottage rentals from $199; 2-night min.;