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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Escaping the crowds
John Clark

Escaping the crowds

The real coast lies in quintessential beach towns like Bandon, OR and Cambria, CA, to name a couple of the West's hidden gems. Plot your escape to one of our favorite seaside sanctuaries.

More: Top 14 unsung beach towns

 

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