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10 Unforgettable Coastal Villages in North America

Coastal Villages
Peggy's Cove (Photo: Julianne Lowell)

Salty air, lapping ocean waves, quaint shops, and fresh seafood: These are the quintessential marks of a coastal village. From world-class salmon and halibut fishing in Homer, Alaska, to stunning views from the enchanting lighthouse in Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia, these authentic, uncrowded seaports beckon with the allure of times gone by. Slow down the pace, taste the catch, and enjoy the view at these 10 villages along North America’s east and west coasts.

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