Coastal Hot List: Top 10 Places to Go in 2013
Top 5 Coastal Road Trips
The February 2013 issue of Coastal Living, on newsstands now, celebrates the Coastal Hot List, introduces America’s Happiest Seaside Towns competition, visits Nicholas Sparks’ North Carolina home, and more.
Coastal Hot List (Page 48) – Get your suitcases out! Coastal Living brings you the most fabulous beach hotels, hippest destinations, and coolest shoreside drives—all must-dos for 2013. Discover tips from travel experts and readers for insider information, plus the best apps for jetsetters, to help create the ultimate coastal vacation.
· Top 10 Destinations – Warm or cold, windswept vistas or serene beaches, uncover the top getaway spots to put on your wish list this year.
· Top 5 Coastal Road Trips – Hop in the car and take in glamorous views of the Pacific coast on California Highway 1 or visit the Midwest for the Northern Lake Michigan Loop and take a ride on a vintage ferry.
Plus: Spotify playlists for each ride: http://dailycatch.coastalliving.com/2013/01/09/coastal-drives-playlists/
· Top 10 Hotels by the Sea – Travel experts Peter Greenberg, Samantha Brown and Priscilla Alexander have been everywhere. Their 10 favorite waterfront hotels are the ultimate bucket list for beach travel.
America’s Happiest Seaside Towns 2013 (Page 44) – Coastal Living announces the second annual list of the top places to live on the coast. Vote for your favorite town here: coastalliving.com/happytowns2013
Nicholas Sparks Finds Inspiration on the Coast (Page 26) – Visit Nicholas Sparks in his hometown of New Bern, North Carolina, and learn how coastal settings inspire his writing. Get an insider’s look at Southport, North Carolina (Page 37), the setting for Sparks’ best-selling book and upcoming film, Safe Haven.
Explore a Dreamy Open-Air Home (Page 56) – Visit Scrub Island in the British Virgin Islands and be wowed by an organic open-air home where indoor and outdoor living is one and the same. At Wali Nikiti, this one-of-a-kind home incorporates state-of-the-art building technologies, artistic flourishes, and lush vegetation for a dreamy finish.
Rachel Zoe: What’s In Your Beach Bag? (Page 34) – When she’s not busy styling A-list celebrity clients or starring in her realty TV series, Rachel Zoe can be found on the beach with her young son, Skyler. This celebrated fashion designer and stylist reveals to Coastal Living her beach must-haves, including Tom Ford sunglasses and an Eric Javits wide-brimmed hat.
Explore the Maldives (Page 76) – The Maldives are filled with luxury over-water bungalows and under-the-sea surprises. Coastal Living plans a stress-free trip in paradise.
About Coastal Living
A national magazine that celebrates life along the coast, Coastal Living (www.coastalliving.com) is the source of inspiration and information for people who live or dream of living a coastal lifestyle. Celebrating 15 years of publication in 2012, Coastal Living serves a total audience of 3.9 million. Coastal Living is available on all tablets and is published by the Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, a division of Time Inc., the largest magazine media company in the U.S.
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