Between the relaxing sound of crashing waves, the feeling of warm sand between your toes and the thawing effect of a blazing summer sun, the perfect beach day doesn't require much more than a bathing suit, a towel and some sunscreen. But, if you want to make your next trip to the coast extra memorable, these picks will make sunbathing on an umbrella-lined shore even more enjoyable. From a great read to a comfy chair, you'll be prepared to hit the sunny scene like a local with these 12 beach-ready buys.
Packing for a Trip to the Beach
| updated on April 17, 2017
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