Coastal Living magazine June 2012

It's our 15th anniversary and to celebrate, we've chosen the 15 dreamiest places to live on the coast, America's absolute best seafood dives, and the happiest and most beautiful rooms we've ever published. Plus, the ultimate ice cream sandwich and other tempting frozen treats.

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June 2012 Online Features

Find links to features promoted in our June 2012 issue.

  • Coastal Travel

    America's Happiest Seaside Towns

    In our first-ever ranking, we present the top 15 most blissful places to live along our coasts.

  • Coastal Home

    Our Top 10 Happiest Rooms

    We culled through 15 years of photographs to find the rooms that put the biggest smiles on our faces. From bright palettes to nautical nods, these ideas add cheer to any space.

  • Features

    2012 AMERICA'S 50 BEST Seafood Dives

    It's the 15th anniversary of our annual celebration of the best seafood dives. To celebrate, fried-food guru Steve Millburg takes us on a tour of the 50 best ever.

  • Features

    Dinner in a Breeze

    Yes, you can have dinner on the table in record time with a simple game plan and easy recipes.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.