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Must See Places all Travelers should Visit

November 15, 2012

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water slides into the mediterranean sea

Sicily, Italy


Regardless of where you live in the world there are wonders and amazing sites to be seen. Some may very well cost a pretty penny or more to travel to depending on your location. One thing I know for sure though is that if you look at the list below there’s most likely one or two places you could visit without great cost. Checkout the list of all the North American sites all you Couples should partake in together…

Places to travel in the US and Canada

Big Island, HI: Get a lomilomi massage at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Big Sur, CA: Stop along the Pacific Coast Highway at Redwood Grill
British Columbia: Heli-ski over the Bugaboo Mountains
Charleston, SC: Stroll the city’s private gardens
Chicago: Tour architectural landmarks
Churchill, Manitoba: Get face-to-face with polar bears
Houston: Admire art at the Rothko Chapel
Jackson Hole, WY: Go fly-fishing
Las Vegas: Drive a Ferrari at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Los Angeles: Spend a night out celeb-spotting
Maine: Devour the ultimate lobster roll at Clam Shack
Miami: Learn to salsa at Hoy Como Ayer
Montreal: Take a comfort food tour (more…)

Cheap Vacation Ideas – 18 Ideas!

November 18, 2011

Cheap Vacation Ideas

Cheap Vacation Ideas

Don’t let the supposedly high prices of vacations deter you from taking a much needed vacation, as we have for you 20 different cheap vacation ideas that you can use to get an excellent vacation for an affordable price. Enjoy!

  • Currency – Traveling to a location where the US dollar is worth more than the currency used where you are intending on traveling can be an awesome way to save money on your vacation. For example the US dollar is worth a lot more than currency used in Can Cun.
  • Quality Time Travel – For all the single moms and dads out there, this company can assist you in finding awesome deals on vacations, which the specialize in finding affordable vacations for single parents.
  • Home Exchanges – If you have a friend that lives in a spot that you may want to visit, you can always swap houses for the week, or even house sit for them when they go on vacation. There is also a section on Craigslist called “housing swap” where you can exchange homes with people in different locations all over the world.
  • Cruises – This is an excellent cheap vacation idea as the large number of cruise companies are all trying to offer the lowest price, leaving you with the opportunity to get a cruise at anywhere from 100 to as low as 40 a night per person. Another way to get a cheap vacation on a cruise ship is to book last minute as almost always, there are cruise ships that have vacant cabins, which cruise lines will do pretty much anything to get them occupied, which means lower prices for you.
  • Camping – This is one of the best cheap vacation ideas out of them all, as you can find camp sites with camping rentals that are at very low cost and you can cook your own food so you don’t have to dine out for every single meal.
  • Hostels – If you are looking to head out to Europe, you can consider staying in hostels, which are much cheap than hotels and resorts.
  • Bring The Entire Family – Sure the sleeping arrangements may be a little awkward, but bring friends and family will cut down on costs, as everyone can split prices on hotel and resort fees, meaning you can stay at a very nice spot for a lot less.
  • Staycations – A staycation is where you stay at home and do day tours or spend the night at a city near you and enjoy local spots, which is an excellent cheap vacation idea for those who have just moved to a new city or state and don’t know much about your knew home.
  • Coupon Codes – No matter where you are looking to go, use coupon codes which can be found through online searches. For example if you are going to Hawaii, type in the name of the hotel or resort that you want to stay at followed by the word “coupon” or “coupon code”, and search for the best deals offered.
  • All Inclusive – All inclusive packages must be on a cheap vacations ideas list as you can have your whole vacation packaged into a discounted price on everything that you would be doing on a vacation. This can include; airfare, food, activities, transportation and more.
  • Offseason Travel (Sort of) – A cheap vacation can result from traveling in months after big holidays as well as Spring Break. In the event that you want to travel to Las Vegas, you may want to go during family holidays, as Vegas offers the exact opposite when it comes to a family environment and prices can drop during times where families are gathering together and not traveling.
  • Volunteer – There are certain companies that are dedicated to finding volunteers to work in the communities all over the world. With the cheap vacation idea, your living expenses are covered by the volunteer agency finding a person in the local area who offers living to volunteers.
  • Destin Florida – Destin is a beautiful place to vacation to in Florida, but doesn’t come with the high prices that you would find in places like Miami Beach or Orlando.
  • Plan it out – When you find your vacation spot, you can make your vacation much cheaper by researching different free things to do, in the city as well as around the city that you are going to.
  • Book Early – Planning your vacation way ahead of time, like 6 months or more, is another great option when searching for cheap vacation ideas. Deals are always offered for those booking in advance.
  • Visit a National Park – This is a great option to use for a cheap vacation, as basically all the money you will be spending will be for lodging and food, as all the entertainment will be free as you are surrounded by hiking trails and awesome sites.
  • Mini Vacations – Another cheap vacation idea to consider is to just stay for a weekend, and have a crash course vacation where you do all you can do in a couple days.
  • Travel Agencies – Don’t disregard the age old method of using travel agencies when looking for ideas for cheap vacations, as you can still get outstanding deals as they are affiliated with flight companies, hotels and resorts and more, allowing them to get deals for all aspects of your vacation.