Posts about ‘Florida’

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 candy [read more…]

You’ll find tepid tacos, edible hot dogs and passable pizza pretty much anywhere, but you want to feel like you’re getting something special for your meal ticket. So we scoured North America for bargain-priced, refreshingly creative plates, and found 11, all 10 bucks or under. 1. Killer Combo at Komodo, Venice, Calif.: $10 For your [read more…]

Miami Beach is full of views that’ll make your jaw drop, from cotton candy sunrises to perfect beach bodies to–unfortunately–sticker shock at many restaurants. For the first day or two of your visit, you’ll be happy to subsist on Cuban bread, cafecitos and sunshine. But when you’re ready for a real meal, check out these [read more…]

An Orlando vacation can have parents seeing dollar signs, what with theme park ticket prices creeping into the triple digits. But vacationing in a big city also means big opportunities for cheap fun, and O-town is no exception. Here are some kid-friendly activities in Orlando, all of which cost less than $15 per person. Watering hole: Spend a [read more…]

When mother nature gives you heavy rain or high winds, airports get flight delays and cancellations. This could be a blessing or a curse for the casual traveler who was just trying to escape to some warmth over the weekend. When you get that notification from your airline saying your flight home has been canceled, you are either celebrating because you [read more…]

Beaches should be free. That’s all there is too it. Beachgoers work hard for that blissful feeling that comes when the sun hits their face and their toes hit the sand, and the dues have been paid. Yet at many of the hottest public beaches, a fee stands between the beachgoer and the waves. Sometimes [read more…]

With approximately 800 miles of beaches, Florida offers plenty of free fun in the sun. But when you’ve gotten your fill of vitamins D and “sea,” consider these other amusements that don’t cost a dime. Catch a free concert: Year-round warm weather means perennial outdoor concert season, so pack a picnic basket and a blanket. [read more…]

There are a few good reasons to have a cold brewski in March. Once everyone has recovered from their St. Patrick’s Day bar hops, it’s the NCAA college basketball tournament that dominates television screens in sports bars across America. In a matter of weeks, 64 teams will be whittled down by 54 single-elimination games. It’s [read more…]

Cheap City, USA is a CheapTickets blog series where we show you that any city can be enjoyed on a budget if you know where to look. In this breakdown of Cheap City, USA, we take a look at Miami. Miami’s most prized possession: the beach Sun-worshipers flock to Miami’s picture-perfect white sand beaches and [read more…]

The Big Easy might be “it” when it comes to Mardi Gras. But it definitely isn’t the only. Colorful celebrations happen across the U.S. — and they come with a lot of the same bells and whistles you get in the French Quarter. We’re talking Zydeco bands, great Cajun food and parades that seem to [read more…]