Sure, Washington D.C. is within driving distance of some of the Atlantic Ocean's best beaches, but other prized stretches of sand are more than a short car ride away. Luckily, many tropical getaways are easily accessible by plane and offer refuge from the capital's winter weather. Whether you hop on a flight to Jacksonville, or travel a bit farther to Barbados, you can get to some of the world’s best beaches without putting up with any long layovers. Here are our picks for best non-stops from D.C. to the beach.
By Emily Wasserman