Best Family Beach Vacations in the USA
The best beaches for family vacations are in the USA, and they can be found along the Atlantic and Pacific Coast. Here are a few ideas you might want to consider for your next family beach vacation.
Florida – From Ft. Lauderdale to Miami Beach, Florida is a prime resort area for family vacations. With nearly perfect weather year-round, and miles and miles of sandy beaches, this area is affordable, diverse, and has a wide variety of water-sports, restaurants, and a myriad of activities for children. Cocoa Beach in Orlando is only an hour away from the Kennedy Space Center and Disney World. In addition, Disney’s Vero Beach Resort is considered one of the best in Florida.
Myrtle Beach – Among the many favorite activities for children include: Ripley’s Aquarium, Le Grande Cirque, a show quite famous for its acrobatics and other circus performers; and Myrtle Waves Water Park. For older children, a definite must-see is the NASCAR Speedpark.
With a myriad of dining options, shopping, and other historic sites; Myrtle Beach has been named the number one choice for beach family vacations in the U.S.
Hamptons – One of the most iconic vacations for beach-loving families is East Hampton, New York.
If you live in the New York area, it is a 90-minute trip by car. The East Hampton Inn is centrally located ñ five minutes from town, restaurants, shopping, and a movie house. You can even take a short trip to Montauk and visit the historic lighthouse or spend time at the beach there.
Hawaii – Of course, nothing can compare to the beaches that are in Oahu, Maui, and Kauai. No matter what island you choose, Hawaii has the most pristine beaches anywhere in the U.S. Moreover, there are black-sand beaches on the island of Maui as well as a myriad of activities for the entire family.
San Diego – Shifting to the west Coast, San Diego, California offers numerous amenities such as water sports, biking, as well as amusement parks. For the kids, San Diego Zoo and Sea World are are must-sees.
Redondo Beach – Located on Santa Monica Bay, this is heaven for family beach vacations. Here you can enjoy water sports, fishing bicycling, kayaking, as well as fine restaurants shops located not far from the Santa Monica Pier. There are many hotels that are situated across the street from the beach or within walking distance. Each has its own set of amenities that are geared towards families.