We are incredibly lucky to live in a beach community. Our house is about 2 miles from our favorite beach, and, except for days when the cursed marine layer brings cool temps and cloudy skies, we absolutely love where we live.
It gives us the opportunity to head over for an afternoon at the beach whenever the mood strikes, and the mood strikes on a fairly regular basis, even in the winter months. Because we spend so much time at the beach, I’ve been able to learn a few lessons over the years that have made our beach adventures a fun and painless process.
With the arrival of Spring Break and the upcoming, much anticipated, arrival of Summer recess, I think it’s safe to assume that more than a few of you are in the process of planning beach vacations. So after Grandma has been notified, or your hotel or campground reservations are made, you can start planning the fun stuff. Hopefully the tips I’ve put together will help make your beach vacation as relaxing, fun and stress free as possible! Because whether it’s the ocean, a lake, or the side of a river, there’s nothing quite like spending a day by the water.
Check out my tips below and then tell me, where are you planning to vacation this year? What’s your beach must-have?
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