Teen: Fuck Hitler! Fuck Hitler! Fuck Hitler! … Fuck Hitler.

–Seacliff Beach, Santa Cruz, California

Teenage boy: I love grass near the beach. Like, if this grass were on Ft. Rucker it would suck, 'cause it's just grass. But here it's awesome, because you know there's a beach next to it.
Dad: What the hell are you talking about?
Teenage boy: What!

–Pendleton Beach, Virginia

Overheard by: Middle child

Teen girl #1: Are you done yet?
Teen girl #2: Still haven’t done it yet… By the way, you might not want to get in the way of the current!
Boy: Gross! She’s peeing!
Teen girl #2: Shhh! Everyone can hear you!

–Long Beach Island, New Jersey

16-year-old girl holding sand crab: Look! I found a frog… or something.

–Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Overheard by: Ashley

Teen girl #1: The sand is so hot!
Teen girl #2: That’s why God put the sand near the water.
Teen girl #1: God was a genius!

–Fair Haven Beach, New York

Overheard by: Jane

Teen girl: We don't eat souvlakis. My dad hates Mexican food.

–Brighton Beach, Australia

Teen #1: Get out of the street! There’s a car coming.
Teen #2, not moving: I don’t care.
Teen #3: God, you’re so emo, it’s ridiculous.

–Rockport, Massachusetts

Overheard by: Avery

Teenage girl #1: To make a long story short, she was pretty pissed that they removed the wrong one.
Teenage girl #2: Yeah… But either way it was probably an improvement.

–Huntington Beach, California

Teen tourist: Oh my God, there’s a high school over there! Wait, does that mean people actually live here? I thought it was just a tourist place. Weird.


Teen girl #1: Remember when Paul and Diane had sex at the beach last year?
Teen girl #2: Yeah, that shit’s so gross. Have you seen this water?
Teen girl #1: Yeah, there’s so much nasty shit in here.
Teen girl #2: That’s why I’ll only have sex at Jones — it’s much cleaner.
Teen girl #1: Def.

–Rockaway, New York

Overheard by: A. D.