Whether it’s colorful locals, or just that special element of nature that one finds on slices of isolated land, being on an island—even one close by—can often feel like a completely different world. America has some truly world-class islands to visit—Mackinac, Catalina, and everything in Hawaii—but it also boasts some hidden gems that are worth visiting. Here are 11 islands you may never have heard of, but you definitely need to check out.
By Matt Meltzer
July 20, 2017