Going against the crowds

Renting at the nation's most popular beach spots comes at a premium. You're likely to get better deals in these lesser-known locales.

Encinitas, Calif.
A three-bedroom, two-bath home in Encinitas outside of San Diego, 130 steps from Moonlight Beach and close to town, is just $2300 a week.
Encinitas, Calif.
You may not get the celebrity sightings of Malibu, but historic downtown Encinitas offers boutiques, galleries and antiques in addition to surfing and volleyball at Moonlight Beach.

Buzzard's Bay

Emerald Isle

Harbor Springs

Encinitas
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