Best coastal small town? Readers vote Venice, Florida One of the Best!
Move over L.A., Miami and Honolulu! Our 10 winners for Best Coastal Small Town – each with a population of fewer than 25,000 people as of the last census – offer uncrowded, unpretentious and affordable seaside fun in small packages that prove bigger isn't always better.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Coastal Small Town are as follows:
1. Chincoteague - Virginia
2. Bayfield - Wisconsin
3. Venice - Florida
4. Rockport, Texas
5. Bay Saint Louis - Mississippi
6. Southport - North Carolina
7. Georgetown - South Carolina
8. St. Marys - Georgia
9. Gulf Shores - Alabama
10. Sandusky - Ohio
*A panel of experts partnered with 10 Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
Congratulations to all these winning small towns!