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The Top 15 Beaches to Visit on the East Coast

House Beautiful Logo By Leena Kim, Sam Dangremond of House Beautiful | Slide 2 of 16: Great Point, at the easternmost end of the island of Nantucket, is one of the most secluded beaches in the world. That's because you need a 4x4 and a beach permit to get there. Once you do, you'll find miles of beachfront, a historic lighthouse, and even piping plovers from time to time. Madaket Beach, on the opposite end of the island, is another good choice—especially for sunset-watching.Shop Now The Wauwinet Hotel Shop Now Jared Coffin HouseMore: The Best Places to Go in August 2020

Nantucket, Massachusetts

Great Point, at the easternmost end of the island of Nantucket, is one of the most secluded beaches in the world. That's because you need a 4x4 and a beach permit to get there. Once you do, you'll find miles of beachfront, a historic lighthouse, and even piping plovers from time to time. Madaket Beach, on the opposite end of the island, is another good choice—especially for sunset-watching.

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