With summer gracing us with it’s warm, charming presence, you may want to find places to make the most of it. The U.S. has plenty of water holes where you can enjoy both fresh water and beautiful scenery and many of these places are beach locations. Whether you visit one or as many as possible in an RV rental, beach destinations are a great idea for summertime gladness.
With so many places to visit on both the west coast and east coast and in between, you may be feeling a bit confused on where to go in an RV rental. The world is your oyster, but gosh, it can be difficult to choose the best locations. The following destinations are some of the best ones around, where you’ll find everything you need for a fun-filled beach vacation:
- Key West, Florida
If you want clear, crystalline waters, the Key West is definitely a place that you’ll want to visit. As an island city, you can expect spectacular ocean views and plenty of fun to be had. Apart from these two positives, for those who love anything pertaining to water sports and underwater activities, this is the place. Whether you want to enjoy kayaking, snorkeling the reef, or simply sitting back and sailing, there is no limit to the things that you can do in this turquoise waters. For those who love anything like the Caribbean, this is the spot for you.
- Malibu, California
For those who love famous spots plus surfing, you really should visit Malibu. Malibu Surfrider Beach is an all-time favorite for those who want to hit the waves and catch great breaks. You’ll also have nearby restaurants, bars, and benches to relax at and enjoy the view after a heart-pumping experience. It’s also a popular spot for volleyball fun, whale watching during the right season, scuba diving, and fishing, so whether you surf or not, you’ll still have a lot of fun at this lovely beach.
- Maui, Hawaii
Anywhere in Hawaii is going to reward you with stunning ocean views, but Maui is an all-time favorite for many. As home to Haleakala National Park and the volcano Haleakala, there is plenty to see on land, a well as plenty of water beauty to enjoy off land. The waterfalls in Maui are also quite impressive, so if you’re hoping to visit a beach destination that has plenty for you to explore, this island is the one for you. Honokahua Bay Beach and Kapalua Bay Beach are just a couple of the local favorites, but there are many more that you can visit to have a wonderful Hawaii vacation.
- Gulf Shores, Alabama
The Gulf of Mexico tends to get a bad reputation for it’s beaches. This may be to the fact that yes, some destinations aren’t the most incredible. Yet before you discard most of the south as being a place where beach life can’t be enjoyed, you’ll want to check out Gulf Shores in Alabama. The white sand beaches are beautiful and the ocean is refreshing, plus, there is always plenty to do. From observing baby sea turtles as they hatch to visiting historical sites, there is something for everyone in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
- Ogunquit Beach, Maine
If you live on the North Coast and don’t want to go so far down to Florida or Alabama you can always enjoy a visit to one of the northern beaches. For example, Ogunquit Beach is an all time favorite in Maine. With soft white sand that is comfortable for you to lay a towel out over to the length of the beach that provides plenty of room for everyone, it’s just the kind of place that you want to go to for a nice relaxing day at the beach. The beach town itself is also very inviting, which is one reason why many families like to visit. If you’re looking for a relaxed environment, which is both easy for swimming and relaxing, this beach destination may be ideal for you.
Many people plan their beach vacations in exotic places, but you don’t always have to. For those who don’t have the time to leave the country but who want to have a vacation with sun, sand, and water, you can find opportunities in the U.S.
Whether you’re traveling with your family or want a party destination with sunshine and ocean, there are options for every type of traveler. From the north to the south, there is plenty of coastline for you to explore.
You can pack up your RV rental and travel to all of these destinations or you can pick one and make a vacation out of it. Either way, it’s bound to be a fantastic experience, because with sun and sand, how could it not be? Happy summer fun, everyone!