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3 Reasons to Plan a Last-Minute Trip to Key West, Florida, for Halloween

Halloween is almost here, so it’s about time to make a last-minute decision, if you haven’t already made plans for October 31st (or the weekend before, otherwise known as Halloweekend): Where will you celebrate Halloween? There are plenty of reasons to stay home, where you can eat as much candy and sip as much wine as you want while waiting for trick-or-treaters […]

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The Latest on Hurricane Matthew: Friday Afternoon, October 7

UPDATE 3PM EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME, OCTOBER 7: We are continuing to monitor the impact of Hurricane Matthew, the first Atlantic hurricane to reach Category 5 status since Hurricane Felix in 2007, which has caused significant damage and loss of life in Haiti and Cuba, and is now moving slowly up the East Coast, posing serious threat to Florida, Georgia, South […]

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We Want to Spend The Final Days of Summer in One of These Cabanas.

We’re clinging to the last days of summer for dear life (fall officially begins on September 22), so when these gorgeous hotel cabanas came across our desks, we took a little vacation from our to-do lists to imagine ourselves lounging, cocktail in hand, at each of these glorious poolside retreats. So from our desks to yours, happy daydreaming! At W Retreat & Spa – […]

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These 3 Hot Mediterranean Destinations Are On Our Radar Right Now

From Corsica’s suddenly buzzing northeast shore to up-and-coming resort towns with new allure, scene-stealing is all the rage this year in France, Italy, and Spain. Here are my picks of the Mediterranean’s bright new stars–a trending trio of destinations ready for prime time. MALAGA, SPAIN On Spain’s renowned Costa del Sol, the resort town of Marbella has long lured beach lovers, but the region’s […]

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Three Ways to Celebrate Women’s Dive Day

Ever thought about taking the plunge, so to speak, and becoming a certified scuba diver? I went diving for the first time last year for this Coastal Living story, and I am officially hooked. (Read all about it!) There’s nothing quite like the utterly weightless feel of gliding along underwater alongside marine life that seem to take you in as […]

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9 Questions about Charleston, Answered

Travel + Leisure announced their annual World’s Best Awards Wednesday, and, among the international bucket-list destinations, Charleston, South Carolina, was named the best city in the world and the best city in the U.S. We can’t say we’re surprised—we’ve been huge fans of Charleston’s five-star dining, stunning beaches, and Southern atmosphere for years. But we know not everyone is as familiar with […]

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Kennebunkport Lobster Roll, Cocktail, and Ice Cream Crawl is the Best Summer Thing Ever

If you’ve been on Facebook and Snapchat today, you spotted me on location in beautiful Kennebunkport, Maine, live from the waterfront and talking lobsters, lobster rolls, cocktails, and ice cream with experts, doing a little shopping, and sharing live views of one of the prettiest towns in all of New England. Here’s a guide to where I was… click through on each […]

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Where to Go, What to Wear: North Fork

  Among the storied riches of New York’s Long Island, the quieter North Fork is a true treasure. With inns, restaurants, and a few dozen wineries tucked into the 30-mile peninsula, this is Hamptons life dialed down a delightful notch.     In Greenport, a whaling town on the North Fork’s Bay side, American Beech sits just a few blocks from the harbor. […]

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Best Beach in America 2016 Winner: Ocean City, New Jersey!

Beach Bracket Madness reached a fever pitch, when finalists Ocean City, New Jersey, and Huntington Beach, California, battled weekend for the ultimate title of Coastal Living’s Best Beach in America 2016. The results are in… so meet the winner: Ocean City! Fun fact #1: Ocean City has eight miles of sand and a 2.5-mile-long boardwalk that runs along the beach and ocean, which includes […]

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Best Beach in America 2016 Finalist: Huntington Beach, California!

Beach Bracket Madness finalists Huntington Beach, California, and Ocean City, New Jersey, battled for the ultimate title of Coastal Living’s Best Beach in America 2016, in a West versus East competition. Meet our Best Beach in the West…  Huntington Beach! Fun fact #1: Known as Surf City USA, Huntington Beach has a surfing history that’s more than a century old, plus […]

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