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.

Beaufort, North Carolina

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Dream Towns: Beaufort, North Carolina

Visiting Beaufort:

Stay a week: The Inlet Inn on Front Street has water views and private porches. Rates start at $95; 800/554-5466 or

Stay a month: Downtown, the Elizabeth Bell House has four bedrooms, two baths. Weekly rates start at $1,167;




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