Get ready to dig your toes in the sand: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, plus fabulous lodging so you can stay as long as you like.
Assateague Island, Maryland
South Ocean is a throwback to the Atlantic coast of long ago—wild, windy, and ripe for exploration. Get an OSV (over-sand vehicle) permit and cruise down the 12 miles of drivable shore for a day of crabbing, clamming, and surf fishing. Or hang ten on some of the best waves along the Mid Atlantic.