Posts about ‘Beach’

Miami the land of hot sun and hot bodies—and that’s no coincidence. Ocean views and year-round sunshine make outdoor sweat sessions a breeze, and with the city’s abundance of free and cheap exercise classes, you don’t have to choose between physical and fiscal fitness. If your new year’s resolution involves shedding some pounds, then a winter getaway to South Florida [read more…]

If your dream of a white Christmas includes white sand beaches, then you can still get into the holiday spirit. Opt for one of these tropical destinations that offer all of the cheer with none of the cold. Key West, Florida: The nation’s southernmost city always marches to the beat of its own drummer boy, and [read more…]

A good musical will make you want to sing, dance, laugh, cry and…travel? Naturally. Some of the world’s most vibrant cities and cultures inspired its most most popular theater acts. These musical destinations are calling (or singing) your name: class=”aligncenter Chicago: ‘Chicago’ Kick off your travels with a city so great—and so infamously gritty—that they [read more…]

Call for all cheap travel tips, big and small! How cheap are you? So cheap that you have enough cheap travel tips to fill a book? That plethora of knowledge could win you 1 of 5 free vacations if you enter it into the Show Us Your Cheap contest. We’re giving away trips to 5 winners with the [read more…]

At some airports, time in the terminal is a little more burdensome than at others. Maybe it’s because the nearby food options suck, or because the weather around that airport is always bad, so hope of ever making it home begins to slip slowly away. One thing is for sure: a good view always makes [read more…]

We all know the four seasons: winter, spring, summer and fall. But in the travel industry, there are only three seasons that matter: peak, shoulder and off. Here’s why you should care. class=”aligncenter What’s the diff? Peak season, or high season, is when a destination is the most popular. Peak season varies by destination, often depending on [read more…]

If you’re looking in the mirror and wondering when it’s time you finally take the plunge and book your first trip overseas to Europe, then yes, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, you’re the smartest of them all!” 2015 is definitely THE year to travel. Related: 7 breathtaking cruise ports around the world While the strength [read more…]

Orlando is great and all, but visiting Florida and never leaving O-Town would be like dining in a five-star restaurant and stopping after the first course. After you’ve had your fill of theme parks, expand your vacation with one of these trips within a two-hour drive of Orlando. St. Petersburg: If you visit on a weekend, start by [read more…]

Love don’t cost a thing, but when you’re a guest at a destination wedding, the damages can add up quickly. 1. Oooh–what’s this in the mail. It’s not a bill. Sa-weet! 2. It’s a wedding invitation. 3. Could’ve done without all the sand in the envelope, but whatevs. 4. This must be a destination wedding. Where do I [read more…]

  Vacation is a journey that starts as soon as you leave home. Here are five scenic roads in the Continental United States that’ll have you Instagramming long before you reach your final destination. Overseas Highway, Florida Keys The drive from Miami to Key West is paradise found. Turquoise waters, lush green foliage and an ever-changing cotton [read more…]