By Stephanie Betzler, GalTime Associate Producer
Satisfy The Beach Lover & The Vacation Budget
Nothing screams summer more than a relaxing day lying in the sand and swimming in the saltwater. Whether you're from California or Connecticut, chances are warm weather signals the start of yearly beach adventures. And it seems that this type of summer fun should be a total bargain, right?
Quite the contrary, with sky-high fuel prices, just getting to those oceanside towns can set you back quite a lot. Add on top of that the cost of lodging, parking, and those always-expensive seaside eateries and you're talking about quite the pricey trip. However, with just a little research, it's definitely possible to plan a beach getaway (or two!) that won't completely bust your budget.
So what are the best money-saving techniques? We've done a little bit of our own homework and also consulted Anne Banas of SmarterTravelMedia.com for some travel tips and advice on the beach destinations thatRead More »from Best U.S. Beach Bargains This Summer