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As spring rolls into summer and the kids finish their current school year, families across the nation turn their attention to vacation planning-namely, which beachside getaway will become their week-long, temporary home. But no matter how awesome your old faithful might be, sometimes it's good to mix up your traditions. If you're looking for an alternative to your usual summer haunt, check out our list of America's Best Beaches. Which ones are the most scenic, pristine, adventurous and colorful? Read on to find out!