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Historic American Hotels: 8 Timeless Seaside Retreats

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Apr 27th 2011 07:30 AM
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It seemed to take forever this year, but spring has finally arrived. Warm weather and bright days can only mean one thing: beach season is coming. So, in between downing celery sticks and logging major treadmill time to be bathing suit ready, it's time to plan a seaside escape. This year, instead of staying at the same condo that hasn't seen an interior designer since the days of disco, think about staying at an even more historic locale.
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America's Best Beach Towns

by Jordan Simon. Posted Jun 18th 2010 01:15 PM

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As the summer season starts, finding the perfect beach for sunbathing and splashing in the surf becomes a national pastime, even obsession. But what happens off the sand is just as important. While we all hope that the sun will shine every day of our vacation, it's good to know there are options if the skies open up. These ten towns are classic Americana and are packed with museums, shops, and other rainy-day diversions, plus lots of fun festivals and outdoor activities if you want to do something more active then turning the pages of the latest chick-lit release (did someone say mini-golf?).
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