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Take an Exotic South Beach Vacation on Miami's Espanola Way

by Annemarie Dooling. Posted Feb 22nd 2011 04:00 PM
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Just a few blocks away from Miami's beautiful beaches, you can take a walk down a side street and get completely lost in the exotic flavor of your own South Beach vacation. Espanola Way is just a small area of South Beach, barely more than a few blocks long, but it delivers big style so spicy you'll forget you're just a few hours from home. If you're looking for a South Beach vacation that's more about the eclectic side of Miami and less struggling to squeeze into that bathing suit, Espanola Way is the place to be.
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World's Sexiest Beaches

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

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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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America's Dirtiest Hotels Uncovered by Real Travelers

by Libby Zay. Posted Jan 22nd 2010 04:32 PM

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America's dirtiest hotels have been exposed by real travelers who have witnessed the dirt, grime, and cockroaches firsthand.
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Top Ten Best City Beaches

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Aug 8th 2009 06:00 PM

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Let's face it: even if the economy were humming, the odds of most of us jetting off to St. Tropez for a summer beach break are pretty slim. But if the thought of a "staycation" doesn't quite get your adrenaline rushing, consider that America is home to some pretty amazing beaches-many of which are within city limits. From Florida to California to Illinois (yes!) and Manhattan (what?), the surf's up and the sun-kissed sand beckons.
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10 Best American Beaches

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted May 10th 2009 04:20 PM

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As spring rolls into summer and the kids finish their current school year, families across the nation turn their attention to vacation planning-namely, which beachside getaway will become their week-long, temporary home. But no matter how awesome your old faithful might be, sometimes it's good to mix up your traditions. If you're looking for an alternative to your usual summer haunt, check out our list of America's Best Beaches. Which ones are the most scenic, pristine, adventurous and colorful? Read on to find out!
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