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    Here Are 9 Underrated Alternatives To Overcrowded Beach Vacations

    Beat the crowds and visit these underrated gems.

    It's summer, which means your Instagram feed is probably overflowing with friends traveling everywhere from Nantucket to Santorini. But if you're looking for an amazing vacation to take this summer without all the crowds and hefty price tags, check out these underrated beach towns.

    1. Instead of the Algarve, Portugal... go to Comporta.

    2. Instead the The Hamptons, New York...go to the North Fork.

    3. Instead of Saugatuck, Michigan...go to Traverse City.

    4. Instead of Barcelona, Spain...go to San Sebastian.

    5. Instead of Santorini, Greece...go to Folegandros.

    6. Instead of Tulum, Mexico...go to Isla Holbox.

    7. Instead of Nice, France...go to Eze.

    8. Instead of Kiawah Island, South Carolina... go to Jekyll Island, Georgia.

    9. Instead of Phuket, Thailand...go to Koh Kood.