About Us

If you have a passion for life on the water, Coastal Living is your ultimate must-have resource. You'll find it all here: decorating ideas that bring a breath of the shore inside your home; local color from your favorite waterfront communities; dream destinations; tempting seafood and other recipes; the best in coastal news, products, and events; and much more.

THE MAGAZINE
With 10 issues published each year, Coastal Living introduces readers to homes, destinations, activities, and people along the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf shores of North America. Hawaii, Alaska, coastal Canada and Mexico, as well as the multi-national Caribbean islands and U.S. Great Lakes, are included in our scope.

To subscribe, click here or copy and paste this link into your browser:
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WRITER GUIDELINES
Download information on how to pitch a story to Coastal Living editors.

SHOW OFF YOUR HOME IN COASTAL LIVING!
Coastal Living features beautiful homes on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf Coasts as well as the Great Lakes and the Caribbean—and we’d love to include yours in the mix.

To submit your home to our editors for consideration, please send photos of all rooms, exteriors, outdoor areas, and, of course, views of the water. We accept CDs and jpegs.  You can submit items, along with your phone number, home address and e-mail address, to coastalhomes@coastalliving.com. Or, you can mail to Coastal Living Editorial, Attn: Home Submissions, 2100 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209.

Note: Our team reviews every submission, although unfortunately time does not allow us to respond to every entry.

Thank you for sharing your home with us—and for being a loyal Coastal Living reader!

THE WEBSITE
Coastal Living.com is the No. 1 online authority for those captivated by the coast ―and your quintessential resource for celebrating its unique charm, customs, and way of living. On our site you'll find fresh breezy design ideas, travel tips and destination guides, seafood and other recipes, easy entertaining pointers, and more coastal essentials. Videos, virtual tours, and other interactive features put the best of the coast just a click away.

THE NEWSLETTER
Our e-mail newsletter, featuring coastal decorating ideas, communities, travel inspiration, recipes, and more, is delivered to your inbox once a week. To subscribe, click here or copy and paste this link into your browser:

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OUR HUB WEBSITES
Coastal Living also has two websites dedicated to the broad categories of food and home. MyRecipes.com offers 30,000 kitchen-tested recipes, including recipes from Coastal Living and our sister brands. Our shelter content appears on MyHomeIdeas.com, which packages decorating ideas, gardening tips, and more into an ever-growing library of inspiration.

OUR KEY PROGRAMS AND PARTNERSHIPS

CoastalLiving.com also provides links to items on Amazon.com as a service to our visitors and receives a small referral fee from each resultant sale.