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Block Island, Rhode Island
Live life in the slow lane at this isolated escape off the coast of New England.
Ocean Grove/Asbury Park, N.J.
A honky-tonk Jersey Shore gem gets rediscovered by bargain-hunting Fire Island exiles.
Cape May, New Jersey
A Victorian-era time capsule down the Shore.
Great Barrington, Mass.
A bucolic Berkshires town where the arts-and-leisure crowd converges.
Salisbury, Connecticut
An eighteenth-century village nestled in the rolling hills of Litchfield County.
Milford, Pennsylvania
A wooded, writerly retreat just beyond the Delaware Water Gap.
Mount Desert Island, Maine
Lobster pounds and lakeside cottages where the Rockefellers once roamed.
Margaretville, New York
A back-country playground for grown-ups in the Catskills.

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