Posts about ‘Beach’

May and June may not always be the first months that come to mind when you think ‘beach vacation’, but they should be. Because we’ve got some steep bargains for you. During the next couple of months, popular international destinations that would normally seem like a splurge suddenly top the list of those with the [read more…]

If Cinco de Mayo has you dreaming of an exotic getaway with cold drinks and warm weather, you’re definitely not alone. Popular spots like Cancun and Cozumel are obvious picks, but there’s a lot more to our southern neighbor—and, specifically, these Mexico destinations—than powdery beaches. If you’re looking for something a little more authentic or less crowded, read [read more…]

From beaches to people-watching to free museum days, some of the best things to do around Miami don’t cost a dime. But you’ve still gotta find a place to rest your head at night, and that can get pricey. Luckily, we’ve found some cool Miami hotels that’ll leave you with enough cash leftover for a top-shelf [read more…]

Bora Bora: Just the name conjures images images of perfect beaches, unbelievably clear waters, and a vacation budget that rivals some small countries’ national budgets. Fortunately, there’s more than one place in the world that looks like a postcard. To celebrate National Lookalikes Day, we’re offering up some dupe dream vacations—that is, affordable lookalikes of some of [read more…]

Spring break means wet T-shirt contests, Jell-O shots and beaches so overrun you can’t take a selfie without being photobombed. But it doesn’t have to. This year, skip the usual spring break cliches by heading for one of these less-crowded American spring break beaches. Caladesi Island State Park, Florida: In 2008, famed coastal researcher Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman [read more…]

Celebrate Leap Day literally this year. Or, if you’re an adrenaline junkie and can’t wait the whole four years to get your fix, indulge yourself in these death-defying leaps any old time. Enjoy the ride. Skydive into Middle Earth. The eight-mile long Fox Glacier near the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island is consistently [read more…]

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…]