Summer brings thoughts of shoreside escapes and mountain treks, and trips to theme parks with the kids. It doesn't have to break the bank. Military community members should explore the discounts and vacation spots and activities available to them. Whether you're planning a day trip or heading to another state or country, here are some ideas to get you started: 1.
Find Theme Parks and Fun in Central Florida Thrilling theme parks, sensational shopping and championship golf are just a few of the reasons why millions of fun-seeking visitors flock to the area each year. This summer, Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers two more reasons with these special offers.
Erica Hagen, a D.C. resident, swears by Airbnb. "With the kids, it's a lot better than a hotel; I've become a convert," she says of the website and app that allows users to rent rooms or entire homes in thousands of places.
There are a number of issues that arise (during the summer) that will likely increase your chance of requiring costly maintenance calls. Since tenants usually check in on weekends, most service calls are initiated during that time. Calling for a service person could be quite expensive with "after hours" or "emergency" service calls.
Montauk is one of the Hamptons' top destinations, due to its easygoing vibe, surfer beaches, coastal bike trails and party scene. It's the kind of place that summer weekends were made for, but visitors keen on a longer getaway (and who wouldn't be?) would do well at these condo- and apartment-style hotels.
Looking for an inexpensive trip this summer? The range of vacation rentals -- and the places you can find them -- continues to expand, and bargain hunters can reap the benefits. Vacation rental site HomeAway analyzed its booking data to determine the cheapest destinations in all 50 states based on actual per person cost for stays in 2017.
Nantucket is gearing up for the summer season, when it becomes a prime vacation destination. But for a portion of the island's year-round population, it's when finding housing becomes a squeeze. Laura Hall is the manager at the Bean, a chain of coffee shops on Nantucket.
The 99 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the busiest of the year for travel, but also the most misunderstood. The conventional wisdom surrounding summer travel includes false narratives about who's taking a vacation, how they're getting there, how much they're spending and where to find deals.
Mark Grden was looking for peace and quiet when he bought his house a half-mile from the main entrance to Joshua Tree National Monument in 1998. And for years, he found it. "I used to sit out on the porch and watch bobcats creep past under skies filled with stars, bats and owls," he said.