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Get thee to an ocean — at the Jersey Shore, in Florida, or on a cruise ship headed for nowhere.

·  Bare Boat Sailing
   On sail now, off of Newport, Rhode Island.

·  Cape Cod, Massachusetts
   A converted lighthouse brightens the island.

·  Cape May, New Jersey
   Time-traveling to the Victorian Jersey shore.

·  Cruise to Nowhere
   Now boarding.

·  Hamptons Inns
   Where should you stay? Our top 10 picks.

·  Island Escapes
   Five island retreats where your main concern will be margarita or mojito?

·  Nantucket
   Prep talk: going native on Nantucket Isle.

·  Naples, Florida
   A dash of the Mediterranean.

·  Sand Castle B&B, Long Beach Island
   This Jersey pearl is a low-key beach haven.

·  Shelter Island, New York
   Exploring the island's scenic inlets by kayak.


·  Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
   Share the sand with celebs at the area's newest resort.

  Grand Bahama Island
   Only two hours from the City, this island has been overlooked by New Yorkers for too long.

·  Nantucket Island
Go native (for a day or two).

·  Newport, Rhode Island
   Learn the not-so-ancient art of kitesurfing.

·  Palm Beach
Why bother with the rest of Palm Beach when you're staying at the Four Seasons?

·  Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico
After a post-Hurrican Georges expansion, the Candelero Resort is better (and bigger) than ever.

·  Paradise Island, Bahamas
Follow the A-listers to this secluded but luxurious resort.

·  Portland, Maine
With Amtrak's new direct service from Boston, Maine is more accessible than ever.

·  Sail Away
These four tall ships will put you up, feed you, and teach you about the age of sail.

·  South Beach, Miami
   Here, there's never any shortage of good company.

·  Spring Lake, New Jersey
   For a classic beach vacation, try this sleepy town.

·  Yucatan, Mexico
   Cast your rod in the waters of the Caribbean.

·  Amagansett
   The personal touch at a family-friendly B&B.

·  Bahamas
   Paradise Island: a 34-acre water world.

·  Bermuda
   007-style pleasures at the Sonesta Beach Resort.

·  Block Island
   Hamptons-style charm, without the traffic.

·  Boca Raton
   Not just for your grandma anymore - Drew Nieporent has arrived.

·  Cape Cod
   Full-service resorts are rare, but not extinct.

·  Cumberland Island, Georgia
   Unwind on a hidden and primordial seashore.

·  Florida Keys
Fisherman's paradise.

   An inn that lives up to the laid-back myth.

·  Long Beach Island
   Where New Jersey forsakes Camaros and Bon Jovi.

·  Monhegan Island
   Splendid isolation on a pristine coast.

·  Penobscot Bay, Maine
   Hole up in a 1907 lighthouse.

·  Shelter Island
   Alt.Hampton: calmer, cooler, and less crowded.

·  Turks and Caicos
   Where the A-listers bliss out.