American Seaside Escapes
"We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch, we are going back from whence we came," said president John F. Kennedy, who spent summers at his family's waterfront property in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Though few people have a seaside home like the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port, there are many gorgeous seaside inns and hotels throughout America. From Los Angeles's Venice Beach to the Jersey Shore, the new wave of beach hotels is also putting an emphasis on amazing food.—Additional reporting by Alessandra Bulow
Courtesy of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Waikiki