It’s hard to pick a favorite, so we listed these East Coast family vacation spots from north to south! Weekend getaways on the East Coast in midcoast Maine, with epic sunsets over Penobscot Bay Montauk is another of the best East Coast summer destinations for families! Located at the end of The Hamptons, this walkable Long Island town is particularly great for older kids. And, warm weather presents endless summer fun! Teens can surf at Ditch Plains Beach, home to numerous surf schools, and plenty of waves to practice. For younger children, visit Kirk Park Beach. A quaint my website yet busy summer town on the coast of Maine, Bar Harbor is home to many outdoor adventures surrounding Frenchman Bay. Visitors will enjoy attractions and activities including Acadia National Park, hiking, biking, swimming, and Cadillac Mountain — the highest point on the Atlantic seaboard. Dine on fresh seafood, or hit the water in a canoe or kayak, on a whale watching expedition, or take in one of the sought-after lighthouse tours.