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Secret Beaches of the US

by Jordan Simon. Posted May 19th 2010 03:08 PM

Asim Choudhri

Hate crowds? So do we. While the beauty and appeal of popular destination beaches is undeniable, the stretches are usually as sardine-packed as the Southern California waters when the grunions run. Fortunately, we found amazing sand-and-surf getaways for beachcombers who savor solitude, just in time for the summer season to go into full swing. Most are fairly remote and are accessible only by boat or strenuous hike while others fly under the radar despite being right under your zinc oxide-slathered nose. So grab a suit, towel, and book and hit these ten off-the-grid beaches.
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One-of-a-Kind Beach Retreats Within Reach

by Chanize Thorpe. Posted Apr 1st 2010 10:16 AM


It's time to start booking those summer vacations! Those searching for a sun-and-sand escape will find plenty of options, but what if you want a little something extra? From free hula lessons in Maui to swimming with dolphins in the Florida Keys, we picked out the best anything-but-cookie-cutter beach hotels that dish out special treats at a low price. These hotels not only offer extraordinary experiences you won't find elsewhere, but do it all for less than $200 a night.
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