06/01/2013 04:55 pm ET | Updated Jun 01, 2013

Beach Homes That'll Make You Drool: Expensive Delaware, Maryland And New Jersey Vacation Properties (PHOTOS)

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Ahhhh, summer. Time to enjoy your spectacular waterfront home on a peaceful five-acre private island, where you've got a riverside pool and a personal boat dock at your disposal.

But maybe an oceanside penthouse condo in Delaware's swinging Rehoboth Beach is more to your liking? It's got wonderful views and a heckuva roof deck.

For those of us without a few million to spend on a new vacation home, this is the time to look at photos of some of the most gloriously expensive beach houses around (within a reasonable driving distance of Washington, that is). Any of these calling out to you for the hot months?

Vacation Homes

Want more of that getting-away feeling? Check out this slideshow of presidents on vacation:

Presidents On Vacation