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From New York to Florida:  Discover the Best East Coast Beaches to Soak Up the Sun 

By Stuart Hughes

If there is one thing, East Coast residents are proud of, it’s that they can boast some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, no matter the time of year. If you are craving the cool sea breeze in your hair and soft sand between your toes, why not join us as we explore some of the best east coast beaches to escape for a few days? 

Beaches are the ultimate family-friendly retreats that offer a blissful escape from everyday stresses. From the sandy shores of Coney Island Beach to the crystal-clear waters of Miami Beach, if you need a great family getaway or want to whisk a special someone off for a few days, fill the cooler, roll down the windows, and follow the sounds of the ocean as we head out to the best east coast beaches. 

Coney Island Beach, New York 

Located in energetic Brooklyn, New York, Coney Island Beach offers an exhilarating experience that defies expectations, setting it apart from other beaches. During the day, the cool, ocean breeze and the sound of crashing waves are fantastic at helping you relax and unwind. The pristine sandy shores make for a perfect spot for beach games, swimming, and sunbathing. As a result, Coney Island Beach has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the top family-friendly beaches on the East Coast. 

However, by night, Coney Island Beach comes alive, as the neon lights of the amusement park rides and carnival games begin to illuminate the beach. Couples take romantic strolls along the Coney Island Boardwalk while families eat out at world-class restaurants like the classic Italian Gargiulo’s. It’s no surprise why New Yorkers rate Coney Island Beach as one of the best East Coast beaches around. 

Reserve a hotel in Brooklyn, NY, and enjoy a perfect night’s sleep after an evening at the beach at the Best Western Brooklyn-Coney Island Inn 

Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 

Next, we head to Wilmington, North Carolina, where you’ll find another of the best East Coast beaches at the fabulous Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. You can walk along the scenic boardwalk or head for the Atlantic Ocean water’s edge to create a romantic trail of footprints in the sand. For fun family adventures, be sure to rent some bikes from Wrightsville Beach Bikes and Boards and head out to explore the bordering Wrightsville Beach State Park. 

Afterward, head down to Oceanic Restaurant and dine on locally caught shrimp, oysters, and crab with a spectacular ocean view. End the day in style with a stunning sunset experience at Johnnie Mercer’s Pier, fully immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring surroundings of Wrightsville Beach. 

Book your hotel in Wilmington, North Carolina, and sleep soundly after the sun sets at the Best Western Plus Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach. 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 

Myrtle Beach has always been a popular destination for beachgoers, with its famous beachfront boardwalk and iconic SkyWheel Ferris Wheel attraction. In addition, the region benefits from nearly 60 miles of unspoiled sandy beach stretching along the Atlantic coastline, making it a picture-perfect vacation for any occasion. 

However, Myrtle Beach is also one of the best East Coast beaches for golfers. With nearly 100 courses centered around this majestic coastline,.Myrtle Beach is a golfer’s paradise, with many courses designed by top professional golfers. So, after a sun-soaked day on the golf course, we recommend joining the Express Watersports crew for an excellent Sunset Happy Hour Cruise. 

Looking for hotels in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, rest easy at the Best Western Plus Myrtle Beach @ Intracoastal. 

Miami Beach, Florida 

Our final and most southern destination on our impressive list of the best East Coast beaches is the vibrant hotspot of Miami Beach, Florida. Flanked with palm trees, framed by the colorful Art Deco buildings and fountains of the bordering Art Deco Historic District, Miami Beach is also one of the most picturesque beaches on the East Coast.  

By day you can swim in the crystal-clear warm waters and sunbathe on the golden sands, but it’s at night when Miami Beach starts to wake up. So, we recommend kickstarting your night out with a delicious meal at ll Pastaiolo, Miami Beach’s local’s favorite Italian restaurant, before enjoying the rest of the evening at one of many impressive bars overlooking the shoreline itself. What a way to finish a tour of the best East Coast beaches in the US. 

Book your hotel in advance in Miami Beach, FL, and enjoy a Miami Beach sunrise after a great night’s sleep at the Best Western Plus Atlantic Beach Resort. 

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