Coastal New England, the mountains of the western United States and the beaches of Mexico offer some of the best off-season travel values for budget-conscious vacationers.
That’s the conclusion of a detailed analysis in our CheapTickets’ spring 2008 Off-Season Deals Report.
Here are some noteworthy highlights:
New England: The most value-added off-season springtime destination is Cape Cod, Massachusetts, offering an average savings of 63 percent on hotel accommodations. Sample Cape Cod hotels rate: Stay 3 nights at the 3-star Cape Point Hotel for $294.33. Travel dates: April 22-25, 2008
Mexico: A 56 percent average savings in Acapulco this spring makes Mexico’s Pacific Coast worth considering. The traditional "spring break" crowd has departed, leaving a budget-friendly oasis of white-sand beaches and world-class scuba diving. Sample Acapulco hotels rate: Stay three nights at the 3-star Fiesta Americana Villas for $297.54. Travel dates: May 22-25, 2008
West: Lake Tahoe proves the most price-friendly mountain retreat for springtime travel, offering a 52 percent savings on hotel accommodations. Sample Lake Tahoe hotels rate: Stay three nights at the 3-star Cedar Glen Lodge for $260.01. Travel dates: April 21-24, 2008
View the full report.