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Get Inspired With Our Most Recent Articles on Beaches

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Volunteers doing shoreline cleanup at Misquamicut State Beach.

8 Best Rhode Island Beaches

Rhode Island may be tiny, but it contains over 400 miles of coastline, along which you’ll find over 100 public and private beaches. If sunbathing and swimming are on your agenda but you’re not sure where to begin, here are the best Rhode Island beaches for families, for solitude, for surfing, and more.

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park in Big Sur.

Plan a California Coast Road Trip with a Flexible Itinerary

This day-by-day route along California’s coast includes helpful travel maps and is flexible enough to start in San Diego, Los Angeles, or San Francisco. Only have two to four days? Each itinerary section can also be its own quick getaway.

Sunset on the beach at Hug Point. Photo © Lijuan Guo/123rf.

Undiscovered Beaches in Coastal Oregon

Tents set in a grassy clearing with late afternoon sun hitting nearby trees.

The 10 Best Places to Camp on Oregon’s Coast