Recreation

Gulf
Recreation

Dunes flattened, trails obliterated: Some Florida state parks undone by Hurricane Michael

Michael wiped out dunes, created new beaches and destroyed access roads from St. George to St. Joe and inland to the Caverns.

West Coast
Recreation

12-year-old surfer riding to world championship

Caitlin Simmers, 12, of Oceanside, California, surfing in the Aloha Cup at the World Surfing Games in September. She has been named to USA Surfing's 12-member World Junior Surfing Champion team.

Mid-Atlantic
Recreation

South Carolina’s saltwater fishing licenses are dirt cheap. But they buy a wealth of fun

Compared to all the coastal states from Virginia to Florida, the cost of South Carolina’s saltwater fishing license is, simply put, ridiculously low.

West Coast
Recreation

How Southern California’s Aerospace Industry Helped Revolutionize Surfing

"There are lots of other beach areas where surfing hasn’t taken off as much as it did in Southern California,” says historian Peter Neushul. “Aerospace is integral to all of that. Where you're living. Your access to the beach. The technology you take to the beach. Everything.”

Southeast
Recreation

Surf fishing shut down, but mullet run is still underway

Devastation as far as the eye can see is still the norm for the beaches from Melbourne Beach to Indialantic to Cocoa Beach. It's unprecedented.