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Sand castles, sun glasses and boogie boards, oh my! When summer vacation strikes, kids (and parents) are ready to take full advantage of warm-weather adventures.
Fortunately, we've rounded up the best family beach vacations to help ensure your getaway is nothing short of spectacular. These locations are filled to the brim with seaside fun, delicious eats and family-friendly activities. Even better? They're within striking distance of NYC, so you won't have to worry about the stress of the airport. (Phew!)
Don't wait: Summer's right around the corner, and if you want to enjoy the sand between your toes, you'll need to book one of the best family beach vacations ASAP!
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Getting out of town? Check out the best all-inclusive family resorts, pitch a tent at one of the best family campgrounds near NYC or take a weekend trip to uncover the most delicious strawberry picking in New York.