December 13, 2011
Beach bound? Use our Snowbird vacation rental collection to plan your ultimate seaside stay.
Coined the 'Emerald Coast', the Florida Panhandle is known for its sugar white beaches (composed of quartz eroded from the Appalachian Mountains) and blue-green waters.
Known to locals as 'The Island', St. Simons Island is one of Georgia's renowned Golden Isles, which offers snowbirds a distinctively charming beach lifestyle that is undeveloped and unhurried.
Historically a popular layover spot for sailors and pirates, today Hunting Island is a 5,000 acre state park. With the Fripp Inlet marshlands and three miles of natural beach, this premier fishing destination is a peaceful low country paradise where humans and nature co-exist.
Known as the 'Garden Isle', Kauai is geologically the oldest of all the Hawaiian islands. It is home to Waimea Canyon State Park (the Grand Canyon of the Pacific) and the Na Pali Coast, a port of call for play in a wild setting.
As part of the Gulf Island National Seashore, Santa Rosa is a protected area that is best known for its quiet wide stretches of beach, a Caribbean-style artist colony and nature trails that traverse 15,200 acres of forest.