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East Coast Beaches

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East Coast Beaches

We will be driving from TX to TN this summer to visit the Smoky Mountains. From there, we are driving up to DC to take in all the sights. We would like to stop for a couple of days at the beach before returning to TX. Any suggestions for beaches in Virginia/North Carolina? My favorite beach destination is Destin, Florida so I am looking for something comparable.

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1. Re: East Coast Beaches

The beaches on the gulf coast of FL and the beaches of NC/VA do not compare.

The best beaches to visit in NC are in the outer banks and the best beach in VA is Virginia Beach.

They are different though because they are on the Atlantic Ocean.

You should visit and experience it for yourself.

Probably the easiest one for you to visit given your route would be VA Beach.

The outer banks are a little out of the way off your route. The outer banks though are more remote and natural. VA Beach is more built up.

Check out some pictures so you can see how it differs.. and go experience it..

The water is not the blue green clear that you get in Destin.

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