If you love splashing in the ocean and like to live near the sound of water then you probably should head for a beach town in the US. There are several small beach towns in the US that offer you opportunities to warm your face by the sunshine that instantly lifts your spirit. Here are the top 3 small beach towns that you should visit while on a trip to the US.
- Traverse City, Michigan
It is the largest city in North Michigan region. The city has a sparse population and you will find it calmer than any other beach city. Traverse City has miles of beautiful beaches where you can stay in a cabin right next to the beach. Traverse City can fulfill all your lodging needs and make you feel at home. You can check trip website reviews online to know about best lodging packages and traveler hotel reviews online.
Besides, beautiful beaches and comfy cabins near the shore, Traverse City also offers fresh, farm to table cuisine that will sensationalize your taste buds. No wonder, Traverse City figures as a top foodie town.
- Gulf Shores, Alabama
Gulf Shores has remained as little known vacation treasure for all these years. The beach city is known for its white sand beaches with clear waters. Gulf Shores has around 32 miles of soft sand where the shores are made of quartz grains washed down from the Appalachian Mountains thousands of years ago. The sand that you find at beaches in Gulf Shores is one of the finest in the world. The beaches are best places to unwind with families where you can spend days soaking in the sun and building sandcastles.
If you are in the mood for adventure, you can go for a deep sea fishing adventure in one of the country’s largest artificial fishing reef. You can also take a trip to historic Fort of Morgan, which played an important role in the protection of Mobile Bay in four wars fought in the 18th century.
- Ogunquit, Maine
If you long for the most secluded beach town, Ogunquit in Maine is the place to go. As per 2010 census, the population of this beach town was just 892. The salty-sweet scent of beach roses drifting in the sea breezes makes the beaches of Ogunquit unique. The beach town is the best refuge from your busy hectic life. The magnificent expanse of cool Blue Ocean calms your mind and strengthens you soul. If you are looking for more excitement, you can head to Wonder Mountain, an 18 hole mini golf course with a huge family fun center and the best games to make your trip memorable.