Thanks to some enthralling off-season destinations that succeed in luring visitors with great attractions, cheap hotels and savings, summer travel can be a lot of fun –and easy on your wallet too. The many deals and low-season prices in hot spots help you beat the maddening crowds and enjoy exciting activities that are offered under the radar in slow and off-peak seasons. Yes, summer vacationing in these budget-friendly jaunts can create unforgettable memories for all sorts of travelers –wild life enthusiasts, nature lovers, adventure mongers and photographers alike.
Oft referred to as a budget-minded destination across the year, Mexico is all the more fun in the summers. This is an ideal time to visit the diversity of this unique land with all-inclusive hotels and most airlines slashing their rates, shops as well as restaurants doling out discounts and locals welcoming you like never before. For instance, the Acanto Boutique Hotel makes you stay a night in Playa Del Carmen at only $99 per night. Cool!(image by Andreas Lehner).
This off-the-beaten path location in Southeast Asia has always been a delightful option for backpackers. Well, summers may be a little hot for your comfort, but then it’s worth the savings. This off-season trip makes you expect fewer crowds at the Hanoi Opera House, the National Museum of Vietnamese History and other top attractions alike. You may like the facilities offered by Sofitel Legend Metropole in Hanoi –it comes packaged with 3 restaurants, 364 rooms, a terrific spa and an exotic outdoor pool at a cheap price tag of $220 (high season rates may go up to $350.
Bargains abound in the Sunshine State during summers. With cities such as Orlando being less crowded, South Florida can prove to be pretty delightful in these months. And yes, you can also look forward to less jostles for towel space on your favorite beach. Along with a fun loving, bohemian community to boost your energies, the quaint town of Delray Beach boasts of some of the best beaches in Florida. Enjoy your stay with Weekday Breakaway Summer Packages offered by the likes of Seagate Hotel & Spa—wherein you can look forward to rooms at just $239 per night, 2 comp fitness classes, a $50 resort credit and special welcome amenities too!(image by pjs_deceased).
Do not be surprised to witness tumbleweeds roll—metaphorically and literally— in Arizona across the summer months (of course, with the exclusion of the Grand Canyon). If you can bear the rising temperatures, then gear up to park yourself near the bounty of rivers, cool off in hotel pools or head onwards to Scottsdale—known for pampering well-heeled travelers with luxury hotels, magnificent Camelback Mountain and a lot more. There is a lot in store for those with thin wallets too. Citing an example, Montelucia Resort & Spa offers jaw-dropping rates at $150 per night (compared to $419 during peak season)—a must visit indeed for all budget travelers!
Think US Virgin Islands, thrilling outdoor adventures of Utah, culture and fun of Belize and other off-beat locations for your next summer vacation—these budget friendly destinations are worth the efforts and your travel investments alike!
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