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Texas Gulf Coast

What are some of your favorite things to do in Port Aransas, TX? Some friends and I have a house-share over 4th of July weekend and we were wondering what all there is to do there, good places to eat, stuff to see. Most of us have never been there (imagine that, most of us being Texans). We will all be traveling from Austin. Thanks in advance for your recommendations.
posted by ATX Peanut on Jun 11, 2013 - 8 answers

 

What's the mid Florida coast like for winter rentals?

We are looking for a way to get out of the cold for at least two months during the northeast winter and have been trying to figure out if its possible to rent a small ( one bedroom) place in the coast of Florida. But not near the hustle and bustle of Miami or Boca. We are looking for a laid back sleepy and affordable spot to be and stay warm during Feb/March, any ideas?
posted by privatechef on Feb 28, 2013 - 11 answers

It's a sailboat!

Maybe you know this art print? Years ago I lost a piece of art that I loved but didn't know anything about. It was a sketch of a dry-docked small (single-person? in the perspective it looked to be about a 12-foot craft) sailboat, sail down, in a field of waving shore grass, looking out towards the sea and the back of the boat. The surf was far away, maybe 100 yards or so, and the boat was positioned in the lower right-hand quadrant of the piece though not in the corner. The original medium was was pencil or charcoal on paper. When I see it I think "New England coast" and "loneliness". It was a yellowish-greenish-sepia tone, or perhaps that was just the paper it was litho'd on. I recall it was an official print numbered in pencil on the matting and framed in a low-profile chrome frame. Do you know the work? Can you speculate on the name of the artist? I'd really like to be able to attempt to get another copy. [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Oct 9, 2012 - 8 answers

Needing a car by next Fall.

Hello MetaFilter, I am a marine sciences graduate student in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. I will be moving to Morehead City next Fall for the second half of my masters program, and will need a car. I am not sure how I will be able to do this. (more inside) [more inside]
posted by oceanjesse on Nov 27, 2011 - 10 answers

Movies set in coastal New England.

I'm looking for movies that take place in coastal New England towns. [more inside]
posted by Laura Macbeth on Sep 12, 2010 - 41 answers

What's it like to live on the Oregon coast?

I've been thinking about moving to the Oregon coast, close to the ocean, along the 101 corridor: Newport, Lincoln City, Tillamook, all that jazz. But right now these towns are just names to me. What's the skinny on that area? [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Aug 25, 2010 - 17 answers

Maine cheaply, chiefly.

36 hours in Maine this weekend with a rental car. I am thinking of not getting a hotel room and instead car-camping. I'll be in Camden Maine for a wedding Friday and Saturday and plan to return to Boston late on Saturday to take a bus to DC. I want to spend as much of Friday wandering around Portland before driving to Camden and kind of want to spend the morning in Portland on Saturday, too. Is this a good idea? Any tips on quiet places to park and snooze?
posted by parmanparman on Aug 11, 2010 - 6 answers

Yee Haw, Road Trip

I am driving from Coolangatta Gold Coast to Sydney next week - taking five days - and am interested in hearing your sightseeing/accommodation recommendations. [more inside]
posted by honey-barbara on Aug 10, 2010 - 13 answers

Staying on the NorCal coast over Labor Day - how far ahead to book?

I'm heading up to the northern California coast over Labor Day - will I need to book accommodation ahead of time? (Also, what shouldn't I miss along the way?) [more inside]
posted by The Shiny Thing on Jul 30, 2010 - 15 answers

Am I infinitely tall?

The British coast has infinite length. Doesn't everything? [more inside]
posted by devnull on Jul 28, 2010 - 40 answers

Road trip/camping with sciatic pain?

Car camping on the California coast with sciatica? Help us find things to do that won't exacerbate the pain. [more inside]
posted by palacewalls on Jul 6, 2010 - 8 answers

Single man on vacation not seeking wife

I have a week to spend in Queensland (or Nthrn NSW) (I live in Brisbane). I want to chill out and be near beach and rainforest. [more inside]
posted by evil_esto on Aug 16, 2009 - 8 answers

Where does Sally sell sea shells by the sea shore?

Send us on a mid-week seaside break in England! [more inside]
posted by cooker girl on Jun 21, 2009 - 14 answers

We can't stop here - this is jellyfish country!

Have you ever been to the beaches in the Charleston, SC, area in May? Is the water warm enough to swim in, and how clear is it (jellyfish? seaweed? etc)? Should we instead go further down the Atlantic coast to Tybee Island? Is our attempt to find a new beach hopeless? Should we just go back to the Redneck Riviera (read: Gulf Coast)?
posted by TheNewWazoo on May 18, 2009 - 14 answers

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