Discover Coastal Dream Towns

After canvassing all coasts for towns with seaside charm, a lively beach culture, and good housing, these are our top spots for planning quick trips or finding a new place to live.

Dream Towns

Plan a vacation location or find a new place to call home in this roundup of our favorite coastal communities.

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Hawaiian High Life
Douglas Peebles

Hawaiian High Life

Honolulu, Hawaii

Live the aloha dream in a city where urban glitz meets beachside relaxation. Hawaii's capital city has a small-town vibe as warm and inviting as its weather.  It’s at once a cosmopolitan, Asia-influenced city at the crossroads of the Pacific, and a friendly town where people fiercely preserve traditional Polynesian values such as hospitality, humility, and family unity.

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