30 small beach towns that should be on your radar

You’ll find these scenic waterfronts everywhere from the coast of France to the shores of Alabama.

If you’re looking to relax on the beach with a good book, soak up the sun and take a dip in the water, there are several under-the-radar destinations you should consider. In addition to offering a quintessential beach experience, these towns tout several things to do — ranging from cultural fun to outdoor adventure — and striking scenery. Read on for vacation inspiration the next time you want to escape to a beautiful beach town.

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