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3 Beaches in the Continental U.S. to Visit This Summer

With summer on its way, many families are planning their annual beach vacations. Fortunately for sun-worshipping vacationers, the U.S. is flush with beach destination options. The only challenging part is picking your favorite. Here are three of the best beaches to consider putting at the top of your travel bucket list this summer.

Rehoboth Beach, DE

This east coast gem is one of the most family-friendly beaches in the country. A variety of lodging accommodations in a myriad of price points makes it easy to find a place for your budget. Children will appreciate all the entertainment to be had at Funland, and adults will enjoy tax-free shopping. Visitors to Rehoboth Beach also enjoy renting bikes and exploring this quaint seaside town that is full of character. Beer enthusiasts will want to check out the Dogfish Head pub on Rehoboth Avenue for a pint of delicious brew. Be sure not to miss sampling the popular saltwater taffy while strolling along the lively boardwalk. There are always new events going on, so make sure to check out the Rehoboth Beach community calendar.

Gulf Shores, AL

Gulf Shores has emerged as a top beach vacation destination in recent years. From miles of sandy beaches to a variety of watersports to some of the nation's best deep-sea fishing, Gulf Shores has all of the ingredients for a fabulous vacation. If you're a seafood lover, you're in luck. Gulf Shores boasts tons of delicious southern-style seafood restaurants for your dining pleasure. King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant is a favorite with both tourists and locals. Located in the heart of Gulf Shores, this restaurant serves up heaping helpings of favorites such as steamed shrimp, fried oysters, fried cornmeal battered catfish, steak, and pasta dishes. 

Santa Monica, CA

If you are looking for glitz, glamour, and an abundance of action, then Santa Monica should be your beach of choice. Located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, this famous beach is the place to be this summer. The historic Santa Monica Pier is lined with various shops and restaurants. Kids will delight in the many amusement park rides such as the iconic Ferris wheel and carousel. The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium provides hours of hands-on learning for curious minds. There is never a dull moment at Santa Monica Beach.

Create memories to last a lifetime this summer with a classic beach vacation. With the right research and planning, you will enjoy the perfect trip for your personal preferences in the continental U.S.

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