Most Awesome Beaches for Memorial Day Weekend

Grab your swimsuits, towels, and tunes for a three-day getaway by the water
Clearwater Beach in Clearwater, Florida


“If there's a heaven for me, I'm sure it has a beach attached to it,” singer Jimmy Buffett commented after visiting one stretch of South Carolina coast last year.[slideshow:104215]

Of course, the man who wrote “Margaritaville” has seen more than his share of gorgeous shores. A quick scroll through his Instagram feed shows just how often the seasoned musician manages to squeeze in a taste of heaven, whether on a surfboard, a seaplane, or the sand itself.

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For all of you who really want to be nibblin’ on sponge cake and watchin’ the sun bake, our expert editors blazed through a ton of travel guides to highlight 15 of the most awesome beaches in the country. They’re worth seeing this summer — specifically on Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start of the season.

Grab your swimsuits, towels, and tunes, because a three-day weekend that’s spent at the beach sure to be a heavenly getaway.

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