Top Five Beaches in the Southeast

Friday, August 10, 2012 | Away We Go

by guest blogger Julia Cohen

From sandy shores to gentle gulf breezes, the Southeast is synonymous with summer fun. As an Atlanta-based company, we decided to list our top five favorite beaches in the region. Here’s a little treat for our neighbors looking to take a step out of reality and into paradise—one last time before the summer is over!

Shutterstock_30451701. The Outer Banks
This remains a classic East Coast destination, with its quiet beaches being its main attraction. Enjoy a horseback ride over expansive miles of sand or explore your daring side and try a hand at hang-gliding!

2. Hilton Head
With its sandy white beaches, this South Carolina retreat attracts droves of East Coasters each year. From bike rides along the coast, to an afternoon of parasailing, there is truly something for everyone.

3. Miami Beach
Looking to party? South Beach is an international playground famous for its nonstop nightlife, sandy shores, distinctive architecture and an abundance of eye candy!

4. Sea Island
When it comes to the ultimate resort experience, Georgia’s Sea Island stands apart. With a vast list of activities and amenities, every member of the family is sure to be entertained. IStock_000000262840_L3

5. Siesta Key
For the ideal romantic getaway, beach lovers flock to Florida’s Siesta Key on the Gulf Coast for its tranquil waters and silky shores dotted with cozy rental cottages.

Have your own favorite summer escape? Share it with us below.

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