8 Best Family Beach Vacations in the U.S.

By Manish Choudhary

1. Outer Banks, North Carolina

Big sandy beaches, cool history stuff like where the Wright Brothers flew first, and lots of fun water activities. 

2. San Diego, California 

Always sunny, with beaches like La Jolla Shores and Mission Beach.  

3. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 

Loads of beaches, fun parks, mini-golf, and cool places like Broadway at the Beach for shows and shops. 

4. Destin, Florida 

Clear blue water, white sandy beaches, fishing trips, dolphin watching, and exploring islands. 

5. Cape Cod, Massachusetts 

Cute towns, pretty lighthouses, biking, museums, and yummy seafood. 

6. Gulf Shores, Alabama

Quiet beaches, nature walks, a zoo, and fun water parks. 

7. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 

Gorgeous beaches, golf courses, kayaking, and nature spots. 

8. Maui, Hawaii 

Amazing scenery, warm waters, snorkeling, whale watching, and cool places like Haleakalā National Park and the Maui Ocean Center.