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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Family Oriented Hometown
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Family Oriented Hometown

Seabrook, Texas

From the two main highways through town, Seabrook appears to be a place of small shops and strip malls, But to reach the real heart of the town, you must venture into the residential neighborhoods. There, you'll find America's suburban dream: well-kept brick houses, mostly new, often with boats in the driveways. You're never far from water. And you're never far from a park full of children or a hiking/biking trail full of adults.

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