One Maryland town makes Happiest Seaside Towns list

Solomons is at the southern tip of Calvert County. (Courtesy of Starr Tours)

WASHINGTON – The view is gorgeous and the seafood excellent, so it’s no wonder that Solomons Island gets the nod as one of the Happiest Seaside Towns in America.

Solomons Island is where the Patuxent River meets Chesapeake Bay.

It’s No. 15 on Coastal Living‘s rankings. The magazine’s rankings came from Facebook combined with the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which looks at everything from sunny days to commute times.

Topping the list is Kiawah Island, S.C., followed by Naples, Fla.

Here are all 15 on the blisslful living list:

  1. Kiawah Island, S.C.
  2. Naples, Fla.
  3. Sausalito, Calif.
  4. Lake Bluff, Ill.
  5. Tiburon, Calif.
  6. Laguna Beach, Calif.
  7. Half Moon Bay, Calif.
  8. Chatham, Mass.
  9. Jupiter, Fla.
  10. Lahaina, Hawaii
  11. Marblehead, Mass.
  12. Stinson Beach, Calif.
  13. Cohasset, Mass.
  14. Duxbury, Mass.
  15. Solomons Island, Md.

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