15 of the most relaxing towns from coast to coast


Topsail beach, North Carolina

If you’re looking for a beachy vacation without spring breakers or crowds of tourists, Topsail might be the perfect sleepy town for you. Locals are quick to remind beachgoers of the exciting history of Topsail (pronounced “Tops’l”). Pirate ships in the 1700s roamed the nearby waters, and local legend says that Blackbeard himself buried treasure on the island.

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