We鈥檝e got summer vacation on the brain (and new swimsuits in our shopping carts), which means only one thing: beach time, baby! While we鈥檙e not quite at the point in our lives where we鈥檙e scooping up our own swoon-worthy beach house, we鈥檙e definitely making time this summer to hit the sand for a weekend or two. Since US travel could get unusually cheap soon, we鈥檙e all about making those vacation plans ASAP. If you鈥檙e trying to get your (SPF-covered) tan on, we鈥檝e taken on the task of cosmic travel agent to recommend the sandy spot of your dreams.

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Aries聽(MARCH 21 鈥 APRIL 19)

1. Santa Cruz, California: With surfing, an amusement park on an iconic boardwalk, redwood forests, and beautiful beaches all within a stone鈥檚 throw of each other, you鈥檒l adore Santa Cruz, Aries. Always the adventurer, you like to keep your plate full 鈥 and you鈥檒l definitely never run out of things to do in this laid-back Pacific Coast beach town.


Taurus (APRIL 20 鈥 MAY 20)

2. Blue Hill, Maine: The great outdoors is your happy place, Taurus, and when it comes to vacations, the more majestic the setting, the better. The quaint town of Blue Hill still gives you those beachy summer vibes, but also comes complete with mountains to hike and farms to visit. There鈥檚 peace and tranquility wherever you turn, and you鈥檒l leave feeling restored and more like yourself than ever.

tybee island savannah georgia

Gemini聽(MAY 21 鈥 JUNE 20)

3. Tybee Island, Savannah, Georgia: As an avid information-seeker, we know that simply sitting on the beach for days on end won鈥檛 cut it, Gemini. That鈥檚 why we think Tybee Island is your perfect summertime escape. Situated just 30 minutes east of Savannah, Tybee Island has a small-town beach vibe with big-time historical context. Whether you鈥檙e visiting the classic Tybee Island Light Station or learning about the island鈥檚 part in the Civil War, you鈥檒l satisfy your mind鈥檚 craving to learn while still getting that vitamin D your body so desperately wants!

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cancer聽(JUNE 21 鈥 JULY 22)

4. Outer Banks, North Carolina: With the crab as your spirit animal, there鈥檚 no doubt you鈥檙e an ocean-lover, Cancer. But that doesn鈥檛 mean you鈥檙e trying to spend your vacation days jockeying for blanket space on a crowded beach. North Carolina鈥檚 Outer Banks is everything a sensitive soul like yours wants. It鈥檚 low key and quiet, with large expanses of beaches that are sparsely populated 鈥 even in the high season. Most of the beachfront properties are weeklong house rentals, so you鈥檒l also be able to maintain all the creature comforts of home you crave.

south beach miami

Leo聽(JULY 23 鈥 AUGUST 22)

5. South Beach, Miami, Florida: Ever the attention seeker, Leo, there鈥檚 no better place to fully embrace your playful, fun-loving side than South Beach. The Miami oceanfront is full of the most eccentric, bold individuals you could ever hope to meet and there鈥檚 a party going on 24/7. If there鈥檚 one thing you can鈥檛 stand, it鈥檚 being bored, and this vacation spot will keep you busy until it鈥檚 time to board the plane home again.

Gulf Shores Alabama

Virgo聽(AUGUST 23 鈥 SEPTEMBER 22)

6. Gulf Shores, Alabama: Vacation is super important to you, since it鈥檚 one of the only times you fully allow yourself to just relax, without letting that typical Virgo perfectionism get in the way. Gulf Shores is the place to revel in all those feel-good vibes. There鈥檚 plenty to do in this sweet small town, and the crystal-clear water and white-sand beaches are perfect for some serious lounge time.

haleiwa oahu hawaii

libra (SEPTEMBER 23 鈥 OCTOBER 22)

7. Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii: You just want everyone to be happy, Libra, and there鈥檚 no one who can stay sad for long in Haleiwa. It鈥檚 got an artsy, cool vibe that we know you鈥檒l dig. Since aesthetics are also important to you, there鈥檚 no doubt you鈥檒l be in total heaven on the white-sand beaches of the North Shore.

jersey shore beach

Scorpio聽(OCTOBER 23 鈥 NOVEMBER 21)

8. Jersey Shore, New Jersey: Passion and intensity rule Scorpios with an unparalleled fierceness, and there鈥檚 just something about the classic Jersey Shore weekend that speaks to your love of all things gritty and sexy. Rent a house for a week with your besties and get that full Jersey Shore experience. We鈥檙e talking boardwalk strolls, late nights out, long days on the beach, and lots of vino.

venice beach california

Sagittarius (NOVEMBER 22 鈥 DECEMBER 21)

9. Venice Beach, California: Your wanderlust knows no bounds, Sag, and the free-spirited vibe of Venice Beach suits your optimistic energy. As the resident philosopher of the zodiac, you鈥檙e always searching for something real and deep, and Venice Beach is known for its cast of characters that鈥檒l keep you interested all vacay long. Plus, you鈥檝e kind of always wanted to take up surfing, and Venice has lots of lessons to help you get up on your board. (Photo via Christian Kober/Getty)

hamptons beach new york

Capricorn聽(DECEMBER 22 鈥 JANUARY 19)

10. The Hamptons, New York: Perfectly manicured lawns, lobster parties, and Ina Garten 鈥 sounds like paradise, right, Cap? Such is the scene in the Hamptons, on the eastern end of Long Island. Success, stability, and structure are important to you 鈥 this we know 鈥 and there鈥檚 no better place to show off all your hard work than with a sandy stroll on Montauk鈥檚 pristine beaches, or with a glass of ros茅 apr茅s beach at the Surf Lodge, natch.

key west sunset pier florida

Aquarius聽(JANUARY 20 鈥 FEBRUARY 18)

11. Key West, Florida: Your individualism is super important to you, Aquarius, and Key West is known for embracing eccentrics of all stripes. Whether you鈥檙e wandering Hemingway鈥檚 home or watching the nightly sunset celebration at Mallory Square, your Key West vacay is sure to be filled with outside-the-box thinkers and unique experiences that鈥檒l enrich your thirst for something different.

cannon beach oregon

Pisces (FEBRUARY 19 鈥 MARCH 20)

12. Cannon Beach, Oregon: With the majestic Haystack Rock and rocky 鈥渘eedles鈥 dotting the Cannon Beach coastline, there鈥檚 an otherworldly quality to this stretch of the Oregon Coast that feeds your spiritual needs, Pisces. Formed from lava that flowed over 17 million years ago, this rocky beach has seen its share of history and is the perfect place to indulge those head-in-the-clouds daydreams that make you so imaginative and compassionate.

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