<p>Who doesn’t have fabulous memories of building sandcastles, jumping waves, and collecting seashells on the beach? As summer heats up, now is the time to indulge in a summertime classic beach vacation. Here are our seven favorite beach destinations for families across the country.</p> <br> <p><em>By <a href="http://www.fodors.com/news/news-by-erin_giffored.html">Erin Gifford</a></em></p> <br> <p>We don’t want to send you on a beach-bound road trip without a little entertainment. So <a href="http://www.tryaudiobooks.com/family.php?ref=banner_RHaudio_summercamproadtrip_fodors_062713">Random House Audio put together a solid list of audiobooks</a> for long (or short) hauls. Think Jim Gaffigan’s new book <em>Dad is Fat</em> or Andrew Carroll’s <em>Here is Where</em>.