Posts about ‘Food & drink’

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…]

From a Route 66 icon to a midcoast Maine stop, here’s where to get your burger and fries with a side of retro vibes.

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…]

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…]

Cheap of the Month gives a snapshot of a cheap weekend getaway each month. Born from Pueblo Indian culture and shaped by a mixture of Spanish influence, old west culture, Route 66 travelers and Bugs Bunny references, Albuquerque is a great deviation from the hum-drum, sick-of-winter lives we’re all living elsewhere. Plane, train or automobile – Albuquerque has [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…]

Stick to your budget in the City by the Bay with crepes, clam chowder, tacos and 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…]

Sure you could make a resolution to stop falling asleep while streaming Netflix shows, but let’s dream bigger. Here are 20 cheap-inspired New Year’s resolutions to make you a better-traveled person.   Story and graphic by Kelsie Ozamiz