5 Hidden, Affordable Beach Destinations

Recently, we mentioned some of the world’s best islands. Admittedly, some of those were a bit high-end, so I was pleased when I stumbled over Smarter Travel’s run-down of hidden, affordable beach destinations.

The piece details five North American spots that are jam-packed with activities, food, fresh air — and beaches. Just to clarify up front: “affordable” means meals run $8-$20 and accommodation runs roughly $100 a night. Still interested? The list includes:

Smarter Travel did a nice job describing what makes each site unique and listing many of the activities available to travelers. If you’re dreaming about a getaway, this may be the list that inspires you.

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