08.27.2018

The best islands in America

Mackinac Island, Michigan Mackinac Island, Michigan | Photo Courtesy Shutterstock

The following 12 offshore destinations around the nation are standouts for a variety of solid island-ish reasons: Beautiful beaches with crazy seashell collections, giant bears, no cars, bewitching bike paths and carriage roads, idyllic national parks, veritable Victorian vibes, and oyster cocktail pubs among them.

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