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14 Ways To Have The Ultimate East Coast Summer

If you've ever summered on the east coast, you know there's nothing else like it anywhere else. Have fun and do summer right this year, with help from Coppertone®!

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1. Who says you can't surf in New York? Get to the beach and take surf lessons with the family-run Skudin Surf Company in the Rockaways.

2. Stuff your face with all of the lobster rolls at Captain Frosty's on Cape Cod.

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3. Ride the Wonder Wheel on Coney Island at least twice.

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4. Ask your friends to join your bike crew and cruise by the water for hours.

5. Or spend some fun in the sun at Seacrets in Ocean City, Maryland instead.

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6. Get soaked on a log flume at your favorite amusement park.

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7. Shake hands with celebrities on the Atlantic City boardwalk...

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8. ...and try every single salt water taffy flavor you can get your mitts on.

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9. Visit all the lighthouses between Montauk and Maine.

10. Indulge your sweet tooth by sampling the finest homemade fudges all along the eastern seaboard.

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11. Hike a little and live that bluff life.

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12. Play an intense game of mini golf at Sugar Ridge RV Park in Vermont.

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13. Be a baller and finally take the fast ferry over to Martha's Vineyard...

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14. ...and appreciate every cotton candy-colored sunset each day of the week.

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