The coastal regions of the United States are places of abundant natural beauty. There are many places along the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf of Mexico coasts to take the entire family for an enjoyable vacation time. One of the best coastal vacation places is the Outer Banks region along the Atlantic coast of North Carolina. These barrier islands are a place of history, natural wonder and family fun.
One of the best places to visit with the family is the Wright Brother’s National Memorial located at Kitty Hawk. In 1903, this is the first place where man took Read the rest of this entry »
Beach vacations are a great way to get away from it all and relax. The sound of the waves and the feel of the sun can make you want to stay all day. However, if you sit in the sun all day, you will likely get a terrible sunburn. Setting up an umbrella at the beach is easy. Most hotels that are located on the beach will already have the umbrella chairs set up and ready for their guests. If you decide to buy one and set up your own, make sure the pole is deep enough in Read the rest of this entry »
Youâ€™ve finally arrived at the ocean shore. Youâ€™re lying on a beach towel, feeling the sand beneath your feet, a cold drink in your hand, and the sun warming your entire body. Everything is perfect, until you wake up the next day with a painful sunburn and canâ€™t enjoy the rest of your trip. Luckily, you can avoid this scenario by planning ahead and bringing the right strength sunscreen.
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As you plan your trip to the beach with your children, there are some things that you need to include in your bag. The most important thing to remember is sunscreen. Be sure to bring enough sunscreen for all of your children to reapply the lotion as needed during the day.
Though your children may plan to play in the water, you should also bring along toys for them to play with in the sand. A variety of buckets and shovels will keep them busy. Nesting buckets will be Read the rest of this entry »
The beach is the perfect place to spend a day in the sun. However, you will need to pack a few essentials to make the beach trip fun and safe.
Find a large beach bag to pack the necessary items in to use on the beach. You will need beach towels, sunscreen lotions and sunglasses. You may want to pack a hat to protect your head from the harsh sunlight. In addition, add some emergency supplies to your bag. Bandages, antiseptics sprays and sunburn creams are great additions to pack in case someone needs medical care.
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