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Top 10 Beach Towns on Michigan's Sunset Coast

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 26, 2017 /
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You're in the right place - Michigan's Sunset Coast (aptly named, for the gorgeous sunsets!). The beaches on Lake Michigan are clean, sandy, and very swimmable. There are excellent restaurants, extraordinary artists, great music, and plenty of outdoor activities. It's my favorite place, in the whole world.

Road Trip! Exploring the Best Beaches in Israel

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Beach destination – Israel? YES! You can explore much in Israel, including history, religion, incredible food (keep that one in mind – beachgoers get hungry), national parks and monuments, music, culture, language – but the beaches? They are worth visiting. If you’re ready to road trip in a new place, this is it. Find your car rental in Israel, fill up your tank, get some snacks and hit the road!

What it’s like Visiting a Beach Town in Winter

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‘Pointless’ might be something you would expect when I tell you what it’s like to visit a beach town in winter. When a town makes its living during the summer months of tourists visiting its sandy beaches and Lake Huron shores, it’s easy to pretend that the town doesn’t exist in the winter months.

5 surprising things about Riviera Maya

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Mexico’s famed Riviera Maya – a long stretch of land along Highway 307 in the state of Quintana Roo, on the Yucatán Peninsula – is much more than tourism in Cancun. It’s a perfect place for adventurers, families, history buffs, divers, ecologists, foodies, and luxury travelers.

 5 surprising things about Riviera Maya

Postcard from Sanibel Island

The sun beats down on my shoulders as I stroll casually down the waterline. Small, fragile, shells crunch beneath my feet, and grains of sand work themselves between my toes. I can hear birds calling, and children shouting and laughing. I pause to bend over and pick up a shell. All along the beach, shells are piled along the wrack line. Sanibel Island is one of my favorite places in the world, and the shells are part of the reason.

5 Reasons to Visit Tsilivi, Greece

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Located on the northeast coast of the island of Zante, Greece, Tsilivi offers many things for all kinds of travelers - an excellent beach, a waterpark (Splash Fun), Fantasy mini golf, tavernas galore, shopping, great food, plenty of vineyards and that feel of an old fishing village, mixed with travelers enjoying themselves.