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Is a great beach more than a gazillion grains of sand mixed with sun and water? You bet. Here, the 15 best for families.
By the Lake
Sampling sea and shore along Chesapeake Bay
Exploring the jewels of South Dakota and Wyoming
Looping through Appalachia on a four-state spin
Roaming the Northwest's fiery mountains
Cruising the southwest stretch of the classic highway
Ross Lake, Washington
National parks often get the drive-by treatment: Vacationing families cruise in for the day, climb out of the minivan at a few major vistas, and then high-tail it out for the night. These lodges, in five of America's most revered parks, will guarentee you linger.