This Little-Known Island Town Was Just Named One Of America’s Best Value Beach Getaways

As summertime approaches, it’s only natural to daydream about beautiful beachfront getaways. For most of us, spending a week along the shoreline without a care in the world is a heavenly daydream, but it’s tough to make this dream a reality without breaking the bank–particularly when the whole family tags along. Luckily, vacation rental website Vrbo just released its list of 2019 value beach destinations, and one of the most stunning yet affordable U.S. spots might surprise you.

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When you’re ready to enjoy a healthy dose of island life without spending a small fortune, load up the family and head to Port Aransas on Mustang Island. Whether you’re eight years old or eight, this one-of-a-kind oceanfront locale will steal your heart at no time at all.