5 of the Happiest Seaside Towns in America

Charleston, South Carolina is more than just one of the country’s most beloved cities, it’s home to five beautifully distinct beach towns, each with its own distinctive character, flavor and magic. Varied in size and vibe, every Charleston beach is an open invitation to slow down, sit back and savor a life that’s just a little bit sweeter. Head to Kiawah Island and tee it up at the Pete Dye-designed course rated “No. 1 Most Difficult Golf Course in the Country,” catch a wave at eclectic Folly Beach, enjoy an afternoon bicycle cruise along Breach Inlet on Isle of Palms, explore miles of Seabrook Island’s peacefully sandy beaches on horseback or soak up Revolutionary War history before diving into fish tacos al fresco on Sullivan’s Island. Scroll on to explore 5 of the happiest seaside towns in America.

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