A person jumping into water from a rock


No passport? No problem. America’s most entrancing Caribbean escapse is also its most accessible

A wooden porch by the beach

Home & Garden

Designer Lauren Liess documents the beauty of life by the sea

Food & Drink

Whether regional standards or lesser-known favorites, these classic dishes are worth seeking out the next time you’re headed to the coast in the Palmetto State

Land & Conservation

Lessons from a chance encounter with a beached baby terrapin

Land & Conservation

The dos and don’ts of swiping seashells, hermit crabs, shark teeth, whale bones, and more

A cluster of shark teeth, sand dollars, and fossils on the sand


Sometimes the most memorable souvenirs are free. Here are a few prime spots to snag some of your own


Ideas for adventuring along a classic coastal road in Florida


Pristine, preserved, and wild, the state’s barrier islands aren’t always easy to visit—but that’s what makes them great

Southern Style

Fresh finds for lazy summer days on the shore


On the Crystal Coast, the Atlantis lodge endures through time and memory


Among 32 beloved Southern beach spots, a recovering Florida town takes the title


Tybee Island, Georgia author and avid shell-hunter Anna Marlis Burgard shares her know-how

Why We Love the Gulf

An author and historian shares his reading list for a trip to the Gulf Coast


The host to this summer’s America’s Cup, Bermuda is gearing up for a new generation of travelers

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Rambling around Bermuda


Catch the biggest waves in the South at these four spots