Beach vacation guide

From all-to-yourself islands to hidden beach towns to iconic coastal experiences, the West has the beach vacation of a lifetime in store for you

30 iconic beach experiences

Ignite your love for the shore with these classic beach icons. From boardwalks to bonfires, here are our favorite ways to dive in

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R&R at an oceanfront resort
Thomas J. Story

R&R at an oceanfront resort

Modern pool cabanas bring a touch of the tropics to Long Beach at the affordable ocean­front Hotel Maya. Rooms from $164; cabanas from $25/hour;




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