wild and secluded

beach vacations

in the USA

Looking for a rugged beach vacation, with ample opportunities for solitude and adventure? The following secluded beach vacations have the same amount of sand and sunshine with the crowds.  

As the crow flies, Caladesi Island is incredibly close to the popular Clearwater Beach, but because you need a boat to get there, Caladesi feels blissfully private.

Caladesi island, Florida

Photo by: Keith Yahl

Padre Island National Seashore is the longest undeveloped barrier island in the world, located on the outskirts of Corpus Christi, Texas.

Padre island national seashore texas

These wild and rugged islands are located off the coast of California. Arrive by ferry and pitch a tent.

Channel Islands National Park, California

Montaña de Oro State Park is one of the largest state parks in California, encompassing 8,000 acres and seven miles of undeveloped coastline.

Montaña de Oro State Park, California

The nine miles of sugary sand at T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park have been ranked among the most beautiful in the United States.

T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

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