10 Best Budget Beach Breaks in the USA 

10. Big Sur, California Road trip from beach to beach

9. South Padre Island, Texas Watersports and scorching weather

8. Gulf Shores, Alabama Find peace and quiet along the Panhandle

7. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Non-stop fun and action along the The Grand Strand

6. St Augustine, Florida Explore Spanish and English colonial heritage

5. Carlsbad, California Find your SoCal spirit

4. Cape May, New Jersey A peaceful couples’ retreat on the Atlantic coast

3. Virginia Beach, Virginia One of America’s most popular beach towns

2. Ocean City, Maryland A taste of yesteryear on the boardwalk

1. Daytona Beach, Florida Family fun on the Atlantic coast