Cape May, New Jersey

Boasting the title of the USA’s oldest seaside resort,Cape May in New Jersey is home to the biggest collection of beautifully preserved Victorian buildings outside of San Francisco.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

World-renowned for its thriving arts scene,..European-style ambiance and cute cottages, Carmel-by-the-Sea is an idyllic coastal village nestled in the northern reaches of California’s Big Sur.

Bar Harbor, Maine

Located on Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor was one of 19th-century New England’s most popular summer resorts and remains a much-loved tourist destination today.

Paia, Hawaii

Formerly a booming sugarcane plantation town,Paia today is home to a much more relaxed pace of life and unlike many Hawaiian resort towns has avoided over-commercialization.

Cannon Beach, Oregon

Named one of National Geographic’s 100 Most Beautiful Places in the World,Oregon’s Cannon Beach is a gorgeous Pacific Northwest town that boasts not only natural, rugged beauty but a thriving arts scene and lively cultural calendar too.

Sanibel Island, Florida

Sanibel Island is just west of Fort Myers but thanks to its secluded barrier island location seems like a whole world away.

Edgartown, Massachusetts

Nestled on the easternmost edges of the beautiful Martha’s Vineyard,Edgartown was the first settlement on the island and the county seat since as early as 1642. Much of the town’s early history is still evident today.

Tybee Island, Georgia

Located just a 20 minute drive east of Savannah,Tybee Island is a scenic barrier island community. Boasting five miles of unspoiled sandy beaches, Tybee Island is the epitome of rustic coastal charm.

Port Townsend, Washington

Nestled on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, Port Townsend is a former Victorian seaport that thanks to its dedicated residents still retains much of its charm.

Chincoteague, Virginia

With two nationally protected areas right on its doorstep, it’s no wonder that Chincoteaguehas become a haven for nature lovers.The 14,000 acres of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge offer ample opportunities for birdwatching, fishing and wildlife photography.