12 Great Beaches in the South (USA) Perfect For Vacation

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The beaches of the southern United States offer some of the most stunning and breathtaking coastlines in the world.

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These beaches are perfect for sunbathing or splashing about in the waves, offering everything from lazy afternoons spent reading a book to exhilarating adventures like snorkeling or surfing.

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Additionally, many beaches in the south are known for their vibrant communities and exciting nightlife, making them one-of-a-kind destinations that are sure to entertain.

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The main beach, the Oceanfront, has 35 miles of beachfront for your family to enjoy. From adventure and water parks to seafood and a beautiful beachfront, Virginia Beach is a wonderful place for a family vacation.

Virginia Beach, Virginia


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The Outer Banks’ beaches are gorgeous and pristine, but the islands also offer so much more. History buffs will want to check out the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kitty Hawk.

Outer Banks, North Carolina


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One of the best beaches in South Carolina and the perfect place to spend a weekend. Not only is there a lot to see and do nearby, but the beach itself has plenty of opportunities for sunbathing, watersports, or just relaxing.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina


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Hilton Head Island in South Carolina has eight beautiful beaches totaling 12 miles of waterfront for you to enjoy.

Hilton Head, South Carolina


Gulf State Park has two miles of beach, but it also has miles of backcountry trails for hiking and biking. You can do some freshwater fishing in Lake Shelby.

Gulf Shores, Alabama


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