Cheap Trips for Two

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  1. San Diego, CA

    Photo by Joanne DiBona/San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Sun, sand…what's not to love? Visit the famous San Diego Zoo, relax on La Jolla Beach, play golf on one of the scenic ocean front courses, or tour a local winery. Check out the San Diego Tourism Department for deals and local coupons.

    Where to stay: The Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa is right on Mission Bay. Rooms start at $169/night, and the hotel is featuring a "4th night free" package.

    Info:, (858)539-8820

  2. Charleston, SC

    Charleston is one of the South’s most charming cities to visit a deux. Tour authentically-furnished antebellum homes or stroll through the plantations and gardens on the outskirts of the city. Psst…Take advantage of their Romantic Retreats special.

    Where to stay: The Palmer Home Bed & Breakfast (a.k.a. the “Pink Palace”) has a view of the Charleston harbor and is one of the city’s most famous homes. Hint: Book the “Italian Suite” starting at $200 a night., (843) 723-1574

  3. Las Vegas, NV

    Even if you’re not into gambling, there are tons of fab things to do in Vegas. Day trip it to the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon, or cruise the strip to check out different themed hotels. Make sure you go on the roller coaster at the New York, New York Hotel and Casino. It’s a total adrenaline rush.

    Where to stay: You can stay at the Bellagio (whose mile-high fountains were made famous at the end of Ocean’s Eleven) right on the strip for as low as $99/night., (702)693-7111

  4. Islamorada, FL

    Fly into Miami or Ft. Lauderdale airports and take the Keys Shuttle down beautiful U.S. Highway 1 to the Islamorada Village of Islands. Swim with dolphins, relax on the beach, and cheers that you’re married, chillin', and not doing keg stands on vacation anymore.

    Where to stay: Pelican Cove Resort & Marina has rooms starting at $199/night and is right on the beach.

    Info:, (305)664-4435

  5. Gulf Shores, Alabama

    A below-the-radar vacation gem on the Gulf of Mexico, Gulf Shores is the perfect spot to fish, get a spa treatment, or just lounge by the waves until the sun sets. It’s already a balmy 75 degrees down there, so what are you waiting for?

    Where to stay: Rent a condo with a Gulf view for as low as $59/night.