beaches

  1. Dogs

    Top 10 dog beaches around the U.S.

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    Hitting the beach this summer doesn't mean having to leave your dog behind. Here are the best places to enjoy some fun in the sun...
  2. Family Travel

    Visiting the Texas Gulf Coast

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    With over 300 miles of coastline bordering the Gulf of Mexico, Texas offers a variety of vacation spots -- from sleepy fishing...
  3. Family Travel

    5 Kid-friendly beaches in San Diego

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    Traveling to San Diego beaches with the kids is a fun family activity, but before you pack up the car -- and the kids -- for some...
  4. Crafts

    3 Beach crafts for kids

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    The beach is a mecca for free craft supplies. Here's how to use your kids' beach collections to do three fun beachy crafts.
  5. Family Activities

    Free activities in North Carolina

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    From waterfalls and lighthouses to basketball North Carolina-style, check out the surprising line up of outings that require zero...
  6. Family Activities

    Rhode Island parks for the family

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    For the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island has some terrific public spaces and parks. Whether you’re in southwestern Rhode...
  7. Family Activities

    Best family beaches

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    Thinking of taking the family to the beach? Excellent! Whether you're planning an exotic tropical vacation, a California adventure...
  8. Family Activities

    Best family beaches on Oahu

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    Oahu is known as a fabulous family destination. Check out our top picks for the best family beaches on the island!
  9. Travel

    Historic beach getaways

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    Beach getaways continue to be one of the most popular vacations — who doesn’t love lazy days swimming, relaxing and taking long...
  10. Family Activities

    Big Sur: The wild coast

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    Take an adventure to the Pacific Ocean with a visit to Big Sur and its nearby sites. Learn more about the wild beauty of the area in...
  11. Family Activities

    Miami attractions for families and kids

    There’s more to Miami than sizzling nightlife. Miami boasts family-friendly attractions and stunning beaches.
  12. Family Activities

    Family friendly fun in Clearwater Beach

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    Exploring the Gulf Coast with kids? Head to these family-friendly, educational beach attractions and play where the locals play!
  13. Family Activities

    California's Manhattan Beach

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    Imagine living in a small seaside community with few of the urban problems of big city life, and that's just a few commuting minutes...
  14. Family Activities

    California tide pools and beach activities

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    Ready for some fun in the sun? Then head out to one of these favorite California tide pools or beaches. It's smart fun for the whole...
  15. Family Activities

    Seattle beaches your family will love

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    Seattle families know that summer in the Pacific Northwest is short -- sometimes only lasting a month -- but oh, is it ever sweet!...