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The best beaches for a budget-friendly vacation

Cheapism Logo By Gina Martinez,Mia Taylor of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 19: A few days at the beach can be a great way to escape everyday life and enjoy some simple pleasures — collecting seashells, watching the sun set, and perhaps surfing or exploring tide pools. But not all beach vacations and beach hotels are created equal. To find budget family beach getaways that still feel like you're away at a resort, we talked with travel industry experts and scoured travel review and booking sites, with summer prices researched in May.Related: The Most Beautiful Beaches in America

Sun, Sea, and Sand

A few days at the beach can be a great way to escape everyday life and enjoy some simple pleasures — collecting seashells, watching the sun set, and perhaps surfing or exploring tide pools. But not all beach vacations and beach hotels are created equal. To find budget family beach getaways that still feel like you're away at a resort, we talked with travel industry experts and scoured travel review and booking sites, with summer prices researched in May.

Related: The Most Beautiful Beaches in America

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