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America's Best Beach Towns

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

rockmixer, flickr

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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World's Sexiest Beaches

by Jordan Simon. Posted Mar 14th 2010 03:35 PM

Lisa Tancsics, Wikimedia Commons

What is sexy? Well, when it comes to beaches, determining the sexiest in the world is a difficult, albeit stimulating, task. What we looked for was dramatic landscapes like mountainous lush landfalls formed by volcanic eruption, an accretion of crushed coral the color and consistency of confectioner's sugar, and surroundings carved by receding glaciers clawing the earth in their wake. The most obvious candidates augment their scenic natural beauty with sensuous clientele, sybaritic resorts, and sassy sultry nightlife. You've seen their (in)famous celeb scenes regularly depicted in People and InStyle.
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