You're dreaming of sun-kissed days on the sand and the sounds of the ocean, but you haven't made your summer vacation plans yet. No need to worry--there's still time to book a beach getaway. We've tracked down 10 spots enjoyable for all types of travelers, whether you're a foodie, a fisherman, or fixing to become a beach bum. These destinations are not only easily accessible, but are also underrated, uncrowded, and full of fantastic last-minute deals. From Virginia to California, here's where you can enjoy the sun and the sea before the summer is out.
by Kathleen Squires
A serial traveler who often lets a country's cuisine dictate her itineraries, New York City-based writer Kathleen Squires has visited all 7 continents and over 60 countries, with stints living in London, Tokyo, and Buenos Aires. Her work also appears in The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Cooking Light and National Geographic Traveler.