The coast is clear and steeped in culture, history, and nature – at America’s top seaside towns. From New England to Kauai’s North Shore, we’ll point you toward some of our favorites – and show you where to surf, shop, savor fresh seafood, sip locally inspired cocktails, and slip your toes in the sand. Also inside the August issue of Virtuoso Traveler: how forward-thinking hotels are helping preserve Bali’s cultural heritage (and other sustainably minded travel providers whose efforts are making the world a better place), high adventure in Jordan, our photo essay from legendary photographer Steve McCurry, and why Washington, D.C. should be your next long-weekend getaway. Shore ThingThe coast is clear – and steeped in culture, history, and nature – at America’s seaside stars. Staying PowerOn Bali, forward-thinking hotels help preserve the island’s singular culture.D.C. Do-OverA flurry of new attractions brings fresh energy to the U.S. capital.Winners AllHere’s to this year’s Virtuoso Sustainable Tourism Leadership Awards finalists, whose efforts are creating a brighter future for everyone.