What's a good island- or beach-type vacation location that's not too long of a flight from Durham, NC. [more inside]
Can anybody suggest a good therapist in the Miami Beach area? [more inside]
Where should I stay on the Nicoya Peninisula in Costa Rica for a couple days for maximum beach hanging out and minimal cost and crowds? [more inside]
Need vacation ideas for a group of 22! [more inside]
How can I find a vacation rental for people who are under 25? [more inside]
I am going to Rome for a weekend mid-march. After that I want to go for a week's holiday somewhere warm and with things to do (history, shops, etc). [more inside]
What is this? I've had it hanging on my wall for a year or two. It was found on the sand below the water line at the Fire Island National Seashore/Wilderness. It's lightweight and friable, like a sea creature. It's 24 cm (9.4 inches) long by 11 cm (4.3 inches) wide. 24 cm is 1.7 monkey skulls, if that helps.
Help us plan our vacation in Mexico [more inside]
I have some very specific questions about very specific things to do in New Orleans. [more inside]
We are going for a short holiday to North Miami Beach and looking for a hotel on the beach or inland that has to be at least three star, clean but low cost, under $100 per night. Has anyone been to such a place recently?
My husband and I are considering driving from Chicago to Galveston, TX next month for a few-days-on-the-beach-getaway. I'm researching a little but found a few beaches aren't even open at that time of year. Too cold/wrong season? Is this a bad plan? Do you have a better one? [more inside]
Travel help: I live in Toronto and my friend lives in London, England. We want to meet up over christmas for a cheap beach-y package holiday. Problem is, cheap for her is expensive for me, and vice versa. [more inside]
Where are the most inexpensive beachfront houses in the US/Canada? [more inside]
What interesting things can I be doing at the beach and marsh while it's too cold for the usual summer activities? Sciency, educational, artsy craftsy, exercise/activity...
What unique activities could I be doing at the beach and the marsh over time to take better advantage of both while it's too cold for swimming, sunning, and the usual beach activities? Educational things, amateur science experiments/measurements, artsy craftsy things, exercise other than jogging, etc. Let your imagination run wild. [more inside]
Looking for MD/DE/NJ beaches with an Outer Banks vibe. [more inside]
Where in the Caribbean, Mexico, or Central America should I go in late November? [more inside]
Wedding ceremony on a sandy beach, help with logistics. [more inside]
My mom and I are planning a long weekend in Bermuda. We'd like to stay at a place with a kitchen so that we can do some cooking ourselves; my mom would prefer to be right on a (nice-for-walking) beach, if that's possible. Our budget is flexible, but we were thinking up to $200 a night. Can anyone recommend a cottage rental or something along those lines? [more inside]
Solo traveler by way of Toronto, in late November, seeks beach, warmth, proximity to other nice humans. What's a good place, at a good price? [more inside]
Best beach-vacation destination within 100 miles of St. Petersburg, FL?
I'm going to southern Texas in mid-October. Is this still beach weather down there? Any recommendations? [more inside]
Destinations for christmas time winter sun holiday on a budget? [more inside]
Do you know of a family-friendly beach hotel or resort within a few hours' driving distance from NYC? [more inside]
What is the fastest and least expensive way to get from Seattle to a beach with reasonable surf (at least 3')? [more inside]
Where can I find long (1-2 miles?) open water swimming near Santa Barbara? Obviously, I know about the ocean. [more inside]
We’re trying to find a destination for a non-hotel beach vacation in the Caribbean or Central America. [more inside]
I need a rest! Help pleez. [more inside]
Can anyone identify this Ontario camping area, based on my slightly spotty recollection of smooth yellowish rocks by the beach and a rock wall bordering my individual campsite? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a swimming spot within a hour and a half drive of Toronto? (that will allow our elderly dog). One that wouldn't be overly crowded on a week day? I burn pretty easily, so some shade would be great, too. [more inside]
Which is the best beach in Los Angeles? [more inside]
Delaware beaches (Rehoboth/Bethany): anyone know how the jellyfish (sea nettle) populations are this weekend? Are we likely to get stung a lot tomorrow?
I'll be traveling around the states with my family in August and I'm looking for a good hotel in California, somewhere around LA and San Francisco. It has to be close to, or more preferably own a good beach. I was looking at some resorts in Santa Barbara, but maybe there are some other nice places to stay in.
What is the best footwear for taking very long walks on the beach, for a person who needs moderate arch support? [more inside]
Planning our honeymoon for end of July. Keying in on Costa Rica. I know there are serveral threads here already, but we're looking for advice specifically during this potentially rainy (but maybe not b/c of 'veranillo') season. [more inside]
Where should we travel to for our group's thirtieth birthday (beach) vacation? [more inside]
Is there an ocean beach in San Francisco, or an hour or so away via public transportation, where it will be warm enough to lounge and swim the first week of July? [more inside]
Beachy, exotic, cheap, outside the US, pleasant in mid-July. Where am I talking about? [more inside]
Looking for an alternate beach house rental in late August. [more inside]
Am I doing phase 1 of the south beach diet correctly? [more inside]
Great, semi-romantic lodging *anywhere* on the Oregon Coast? [more inside]
Help me plan my Outer Banks beach camping trip! [more inside]
Daytona Beach! I'm there for a conference all next week. I've been there before, but this time we'll have a car. Looking for restaurants, especially lunch, and any suggestions on attractions (although we won't have tons of time for outside activities). [more inside]
Hotel and beach recommendations for three nights in Mallorca. [more inside]
We live across the street from the beach and are constantly losing the battle to keep sand out of the house. What are your tips and tricks for dealing with this problem?
Myself and two friends are going to Las Canarias for the week before easter. We're flying into/out of La Palma, but we're interested in catching a ferry to other islands if there's cool stuff to do there. We're looking for recommendations for cool preferably cheapish things to do, places to eat, places to see, etc. [more inside]
Dear MeFites, what fabulous book recommendations can you give me for a week of becoming one with the sand? I will have about 5 days in paradise and my plan is to read as many books as possible. [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a hotel/motel in virginia beach that's cheap, clean, family-friendly and within walking distance to the beach? [more inside]
Planning a shed on a beach. How should I build the foundation? [more inside]
My boyfriend likes relaxing vacations on the beach. I prefer the excitement of foreign countries. I know of countries that can satisfy both demands, but how do we adjust to each other's mindsets? [more inside]