Wisconsin Spot Named Among '10 Best Coastal Small Towns' In The U.S.

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Summer is finally here and what better way to spend a fun vacation than with a relaxing trip to a town along the coast, soaking up the sun and taking a dip in the water to cool off in the warm temperatures. Fortunately, you don't have to go too far as one of the best coastal towns in the country is right here in Wisconsin.

According to USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice 2024, a spot in Wisconsin is among the 10 Best Coastal Small Towns around the U.S. Coming in at No. 9 is Washington Island, a beautiful locale along Lake Michigan that has plenty of exciting activities to make a trip to this coastal haven a must.

Here's what the site had to say about Washington Island:

"Trek to Wisconsin's Washington Island via car ferry and then let your adventure begin! Whether you do some biking and hiking, go back in time at the local history museums, or slow down to smell the lavender at Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm, you're bound to go home with plenty of marvelous memories of this delightful town."

These are the 10 destinations chosen as the "best coastal small towns" in America:

  1. Stuart, Florida
  2. Saugatuck, Michigan
  3. Key West, Florida
  4. Gulf Shores, Alabama
  5. Pismo Beach, California
  6. Newport, Rhode Island
  7. Sandusky, Ohio
  8. Cape May, New Jersey
  9. Washington Island, Wisconsin
  10. Long Beach, Washington

Check out the full list at USA Today to read up on what makes these towns so special.


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