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.

Coastal Mayberry
William C. Minarich

Coastal Mayberry

Venice, Florida

Residents of this Renaissance-inspired seaside city like it small and slow. Venice, Florida, seems like a Mediterranean Mayberry set next to the Gulf of Mexico.

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20 Beautiful Beach Cottages

From polished and sophisticated to rustic and casual, browse through this roundup of beach cottages to find your favorite coastal style.

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