Sterling State Park, Michigan

Sterling State Park, Michigan

featuring Marc Antoine's "Rodrigo's Concierto"
Sterling State Park, Michigan

Michigan’s only state park on Lake Erie, Sterling State Park in Monroe, offers lakefront fun including camping, swimming, fishing, and boating. Other attractions include hiking and bicycle trails through the nearby woods and wetlands. This eScapes video features a peaceful … Continue reading


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Dana Point, California

featuring Chuck Loeb's "Hangin' With You"
Dana Point, California

Dana Point is a California city known for its miles of beaches. A relatively new city, it was first settled in the early 1900s and not incorporated as its own city within Orange County until 1989. Dana Point is named … Continue reading


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Villa Beach, Peru

featuring Boney James' "Breathe"
Villa Beach, Peru

Peru has more than 1,200 miles of coastline and 254 officially recognized beaches. Though some the beaches south of Lima are polluted, the situation has improved in recent years and many of the beaches are still excellent and relaxing places … Continue reading


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Belize (Coast with Mangroves)

featuring Brian Hughes' "The Way It Is"
Belize Mangroves

This mangrove-covered beach might not be the best place to lie down under the sun, but the unique view is relaxing in its own way. Belize’s mangroves protect the small country’s coastline from tidal erosion, as do the many coral … Continue reading


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Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas

featuring Chris Standring's "Sunrise"
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Sapphire Beach on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the island’s lesser-known beaches and as a result is often free of the larger crowds sometimes found at more popular sites. Lines of palm trees provide a … Continue reading


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Santa María del Mar, Peru

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Procession"
Santa María del Mar, Peru

The Santa María del Mar district of Peru is well known for its beautiful beaches. Just south of the country’s capital of Lima, this relaxation destination seems to have it all– pristine sand, a rolling surf from the Pacific Ocean, … Continue reading


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Santa Monica Pier

featuring Pieces of a Dream's "Tonight's the Night"
Santa Monica Pier, California

The Santa Monica Pier, just west of Los Angeles, has a long and fascinating history. Built in 1909 to carry sewer pipes out to sea, the pier became a recreation destination and was quickly expanded and developed by entrepreneurs. In … Continue reading


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Oppenheimer Beach

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "The Alchemist"
Oppenheimer Beach

This relaxing beach on St. John in the United States Virgin Islands gets its name from J. Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist and researcher best known as the “father of the atomic bomb.” In the 1950s, Oppenheimer and his wife purchased … Continue reading


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Trunk Bay, St. John

featuring Paul Brown's "Toast and Jam"
Trunk Bay, St. John

The United States Virgin Islands are a popular travel destination and well-known for their beauty. On Saint John, this beauty is protected; about 60% of the island is a U.S. National Park. One of the standout locations on Saint John … Continue reading


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Crisp Point Lighthouse

featuring Geoff Bowman's "Manhattan"
Crisp Point Lighthouse

Crisp Point Light Station, in Paradise, Michigan, was first lit in 1904 and served Lake Superior ships until it was decommissioned in 1993. The light tower perfectly complements a pristine beach and dark blue water, but the strong waves of … Continue reading


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