Not sure where you want to spend Labor Day? We partnered with
Hilton to find the best beaches for your weekend travels.
Regardless of where you are in your Summer planning, we can help fill the gaps, especially if you're looking for a beachside destination. So if it's a quiet day of dipping your toes in the Atlantic you want or a busy afternoon on amusement park rides, we found seven US beaches that are calling your name. And don't worry — there's plenty of time to firm up your end-of-Summer itinerary.
Oak Street Beach in Chicago
If you like sitting back with a drink right by the ocean and watching volleyball players take to the sand, this Streeterville neighborhood beach is where you need to set up camp.
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South Beach in Miami
Plan for huge crowds if you decide to explore the pristine white sandy coast of
South Beach this three-day weekend. If you need a break from the sun or if the weather isn't cooperating, you can always head to one of the many art deco oceanside cafes for a tropical cocktail.
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Santa Monica Beach in Southern California
Deep blue waves punctuated by a historic city pier make Santa Monica Beach one of the most popular hangouts in Southern California. Hoards of people gather near the boardwalk to visit the amusement park, and there's always something to see, from rollerbladers to people working out at Muscle Beach.
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Ditch Plains Beach in New York
This beach is home to locals and out-of-towners who know about the sizable waves, so you're in for a real people-watching treat. It's a surfer's paradise at Montauk's Ditch Plains.
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East Beach in Santa Barbara, CA
Towering palm trees outline the already perfect panorama that is Santa Barbara's East Beach. From the coast you can see Channel Islands and endless views of the Pacific.
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Cape May in New Jersey
Watch the Atlantic Ocean waves crash into the sand at this spot, which is also close to town. When you're done soaking in the sun, head to one of the bistros nearby.
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Clearwater Beach in Florida
This family-friendly destination boasts an impeccable coastline and plenty to do, including dining at beachside cafes and visiting the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
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Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. Book your next beach vacation at one of the many
Hilton locations now!
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