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22 Best Beach Towns for an Affordable Summer Vacation

Cheapism Logo By Mia Taylor of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 23: From the New England charm of Cape Cod to the celebrity cachet of Malibu, America's most exclusive beach destinations are famous for their beauty -- and for their sky-high prices. But these enclaves don't have a monopoly on quaint harbor villages, roadside seafood stands, or winding country roads revealing a beach or cove around every other turn. There are plenty of other beach towns across the country with a come-hither-and-stay-all-summer vibe. The difference is: You might actually be able to afford an extended stay. (Listed prices and availability reflect searches in early May.)

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From the New England charm of Cape Cod to the celebrity cachet of Malibu, America's most exclusive beach destinations are famous for their beauty -- and for their sky-high prices. But these enclaves don't have a monopoly on quaint harbor villages, roadside seafood stands, or winding country roads revealing a beach or cove around every other turn. There are plenty of other beach towns across the country with a come-hither-and-stay-all-summer vibe. The difference is: You might actually be able to afford an extended stay. (Listed prices and availability reflect searches in early May.)

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