Up and down the East and West coasts of the U.S., and along some of its best lakefronts, you’ll find incredible piers. Many are occupied by classic seaside amusement parks and additional perks for visitors. Others simply provide an idyllic place to take a walk out over the water or watch the sunset.
This week’s Bucket List brings you seven of the best piers in the country. Whether you’re planning a spring break trip or thinking ahead to summer vacation, these destinations and their iconic piers are begging for a spot on your itinerary.
Paste Travel’s Bucket List columnist Lauren Kilberg is a Chicago-based freelance writer. Her travels have found her camping near the Pakistani border of India and conquering volcanoes in the Philippines.