A hotel should not always be your default go-to for a trip. Depending on how much privacy and space you want, a vacation rental might be the better choice.
The shoulder season offers more availability, fewer crowds, and best of all, cheaper flights and lodging rates.
The sale offers low rates at some of the most coveted area hotels, all of which offer beach access.
Here's a roundup of not-to-be-missed deals to digest once you've had your fill of stuffing and pumpkin pie.
Though it may seem too good to be true, vacations under $500 for two travelers do exist — if you head to nearby shores and keep travel and accommodations costs low.
We highlight perennial winners both for grown-ups and for kids with endless curiosity and energy to burn.