May 05, 2014

Girl On A Budget: Spring Getaways Solved

Spring fever anyone? It's hard to concentrate in a cubicle when the weather has started getting gorgeous. Ready to get away and not break the bank? We've rounded up the best places to visit from around the globe that will have you refreshed and feeling like a million bucks (without spending it, that is). Sayulita, Mexico Image courtesy of The Seattle Times The secret's out on Sayulita if you haven't already heard of this quiet fishing town near Puerta Vallarta. Away from all the big resorts, sleepy Sayulita features small shops and restaurants centered around a big surfing community. It's been said by frequent visitors that their biggest decisions during their stay was whether or not to do a tequila tasting or take a nap. Surrounded by beauty, this lovely gem can stay within your budget with affordable, delicious food and boutique lodging. Try Priceline for all-inclusive packages or to rent directly from home owners - better yet, get a group together to really save on lodging! San Juan, Puerto Rico san juan, puerto rico Just a three-hour flight from Miami, this exquisite destination is a no-brainer (plus, in case you don't remember from your high school history class, it's a U.S. territory...which means no currency/exchanging hassles). The list is endless when it comes to things to see and do - from catching a flamenco show at night to visiting the El Yunque National Rainforest - your vacation will be packed with beautiful sites and sounds. Don't forget a personal favorite, the Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay (also known as Vieques) - that may sound a bit scary, but trust, it's worth it and oh-so magical. Puerto Rico is another destination that offers budget-friendly all inclusive packages on the cheap! Myrtle Beach, South Carolina myrtle beach One of the best ways to score a budget-friendly spring getaway is to stay in the states and find a hidden gem you've never been to. Case in point: Myrtle Beach, SC. With amazing restaurants, nightlife, amusement parks and 60 miles of soft, sandy beaches, what more could you ask for? You'll find some of the nicest locals and an overwhelming amount of things to do. Some of the season's best deals can be found here, you may never want to leave! Lake Tahoe, California Lake_Tahoe_NV Okay, so the team here in Northern California may be a bit biased, but this destination has been widely tested and approved as a spot-on spring getaway. Surrounded by beauty, Lake Tahoe boasts one of the most exquisite lakes in the world with many outdoor activities, casinos, some of the nation's best restaurants, and lively nightlife. Gather some friends together, rent a cabin, and spend only a small amount for a big amount of fun and nature. For more super saver spring getaways, go here - plus let us know your go-to getaway in the comments below!
Amber Kierig
Amber Kierig


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