In an August 5 article the New York Times called our beaches a Hidden Gem:
I’ve been a day tripper here most of my adult life. I come for the clean, clear water, the soft sand and to play in the waves. These are less crowded and underdeveloped beaches, ones that families have returned to for generations. In the towns, instead of busy thoroughfares, tree-lined streets meander through quiet neighborhoods leading to the shore. Chain stores and name-brand eateries are a bit harder to find, but fresh seafood, caught by local fishermen, is in abundance, as are pristine nature preserves for biking, hiking and bird watching, and salt ponds for recreational shell fishing.
Go to the New York Times to read the entire article.