10 Budget Beaches

Summer is upon us. Well, not really, but with all the airlines having sales, you should really take advantage of booking your summer trips early. If you are looking for a beach vacation, but not trying to break the bank, try one of these ten beaches!

  1. Destin Beach, FL
  2. Myrtle Beach, SC
    • Great for spring break, golfing, family vacations, and retirement
    • Hotel recommendation: Hampton Inn
  3. South Padre Island, TX
    • Endless activities for the adventurous vacationers
    • Soft, white sand beaches to relax on for the over-worked
    • Popular college spring break destination, so be aware of your timing
    • Hotel recommendation: Holiday Inn Express
  4. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
    • Golf courses designed by the pros
    • Calm, warm ocean waters
    • Many ways to enjoy the culture
    • Hotel recommendation: Majestic Elegance
  5. Clearwater Beach, FL
    • Good family location because it’s not popular for college spring breakers or a household destination for other families
    • Calm and old fashioned
    • Hotel recommendation: Residence Inn
  6. Mazatlan, Mexico
    • Locals are extremely welcoming
    • You’ll  find history, romance, beaches, and many activities
    • Hotel recommendation: El Cid Marina Beach
  7. Ventura County, CA
    • Great beaches for surfing
    • Enjoy the pier and boardwalks
    • Go for a bike ride down the oceanfront
    • Hotel recommendation: Comfort Inn
  8. North Miami Beach, FL
    • Explore the ancient Spanish Monastery or Greyonld’s Park
    • Blue Moon Outdoor Center is your one-stop-shop for all activities
    • Hotel recommendation: vacation rentals would be the way to go at this destination
  9. Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
    • Top scuba diving destination
    • Explore the ancient ruins or golf at some of the top courses
    • Hotel recommendation: Valentin Imperial Maya
  10. Keansburg Beach, NJ
    • Keep the kids busy at the Keansburg Amusement Park or Runaway Rapids water park
    • Take in the unique view of New York City from the beach
    • Calm waters with a great boardwalk that has been newly renovated since Hurricane Sandy
    • Hotel recommendation: use a vacation rental or stay in a nearby city