Photos: 8 American Islands With Warm Weather All Year Long

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This hotel on Amelia Island, Fla., has enviable ocean views.
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Riding horses along the beach on Amelia Island.
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Jungle Gardens Alligator Swamp on Avery Island, La.
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The gift shop at McIlhenny Company Tabasco Factory on Avery Island.
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The pristine beauty of Caladesi Island State Park, Fla.
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The white-sand beaches of Caladesi Island are terrific for sunbathing—and for collecting seashells.
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Houses, hotels, and restaurants along Avalon Bay on Catalina Island, off the southern California coast.
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Sunbathers on Santa Catalina Beach.
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The Casino, an art deco movie house on Catalina Island.
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Driftwood on Daufuskie Island, S.C.
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A small house on one of Daufuskie Island's rural roads.
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Kayaks on rugged Molokai, the least visited major Hawaiian island.
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Surf rolling over Pohakumauliuli Beach on Molokai Island.
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Sand Dunes on South Padre Island, Tex.
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Surfers at South Padre Island, a barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico.
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A man on an outboard canoe on Moon River, Tybee Island, Georgia.
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The Tybee Island Light Station, pretty enough to make it onto a U.S. postage stamp.
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The weather on these islands is delightful all year round, making them perfect for a winter beach retreat.

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