Posts about ‘Beach’

The state of Virginia is indeed for lovers—specifically, lovers of beach towns. Just about as far east as you can travel within the state, the islands of Chincoteague and Assateague showcase their own traditional yet unique take on beach-town culture. Here are five reasons why Chincoteague Island and neighboring Assateague should be on your bucket [read more…]

San Diego is picturesque and nearly perfect, with its blue skies, warm weather and inviting sea breeze. And there’s so much to do—the seals and sea lions at La Jolla Cove, the famous San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld. There’s unforgettable food to indulge in, blending the fruits of the sea and the flavors from the [read more…]

Let’s face it: We’d all be exponentially happier if we quit our jobs and moved to a beach town somewhere along the western coast, where the sea breeze eases tensions and the weather begs to be enjoyed. Yet most of us will have to be satisfied with a visit. So for that coastal vacay, here are a slew [read more…]

We all know the feeling—you’re scrolling through social media, having a normal day, when you see it: your friend is at a beach bar in Costa Rica, holding up a frozen margarita in front of a stunning sunset. Wish you were there? Don’t smash that piggybank! That fruity, icy drink on the beach is closer than [read more…]

It’s the all-American vacation: a trip to one of our national parks. And with the National Park Service marking its 100th anniversary this year, there’s no better time to explore the great outdoors. But after you’ve Instagrammed nature from every possible angle, what can you actually do? The big, open sky is the limit. Take [read more…]

If we’re being honest with ourselves, it’s the long weekend getaways that make life worth living. And lucky for us, there’s a small town around nearly every corner, welcoming us with its quaint bed and breakfasts and friendly local joints. Here’s a list of some of the best small towns to pass a long weekend in, [read more…]

Cancun is much like heaven on earth. Luckily for your wallet, this isn’t like the ancient Egyptians’ version of heaven: It won’t cost your weight in gold to visit. Choose your budget and the type of hotel you want — beachfront or on the lagoon, large or small, whatever your flavor — and go. Let [read more…]

CheapTickets’ CheapCash rewards program has hit one million members, and counting! Meaning that one million of you out there are racking up CheapCash on every flight you book, making your hotel stays even cheaper. But enough about us, let’s talk about Haley A, our millionth customer and winner! As a reward for being our one-millionth [read more…]

Cobblestone streets and pre-Civil War houses. Warmth, sunshine and salty sea breeze all somehow wrapped up in Southern hospitality. If you’re looking for a last-minute gift for mom this Mother’s Day, we’ve got one suggestion: Go see Charleston in May. Head south and toward the ocean to explore this history-steeped city, which is chock-full of southern delicacies, food [read more…]

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…]