Tax Tips Last-Minute Vacation Deals Read the Article Open Share Drawer Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Written by Elle Martinez Published Aug 27, 2010 - [Updated Jul 8, 2019] 2 min read Next week, everyone will be enjoying their last summer break. Worried that you’ll be stuck at home or worse, stuck in traffic from all the Labor Day travel? If you’re willing to try different things you should be able to find something that will make your long weekend wonderful and memorable. You still have time to plan a little getaway; using the web, I was able to find some last minute ideas for getaways, flights, and staycations. Road Trip Vacation ideas Depending on what area of the country you live in, there are different mini vacations you can take without going broke. If you want to go somewhere and avoid a bunch of tourists in the same spot, visiting one of our wonderful national parks is a fantastic option. There are some breathtaking parks around the country. Wine tasting and winery tours offer opportunities to relax and enjoy the scenery. Check out your state’s tourism site to see if they have winery tours available. I love trying out new foods when we travel and I enjoy discovering hole-in-the-wall places, so when I heard about Roadfood.com I knew I found my perfect road trip site. If you have a passion for plays and stories look into your local theaters to see if they have something that may pique your interest. You don’t have to go to Broadway to have a good time. I would check out your local radios stations’ sites to see if there are any free or cheap concerts and music festivals going on Do you need more ideas on what to do on your trip? Check out these sites to find some great destinations and attractions. Fodors.com LonelyPlanet.com Frommers.com Finding Last-Minute Flights If you have the time and money for it, leaving the country for a bit can be the perfect getaway. If you don’t want to pay extremely high prices, but it’s too close to your vacation time, then try out sites like Travel Zoo and Last Minute to see what deals they have. If you’re traveling by plane, here are some useful sites to keep you up to date from the Bureau of Labor: Airport Delays Weather Forecasts What You Can and Cannot Take on Airplanes Depending on where you’re going, hotels may be hard to come by and rates may be outrageous. Minimize it by planning ahead today.if you’re willing to hunt online, you may find a steal. TripAdvisor Hotels.com Priceline Orbitz Travelocity Your Weekend Plans What are your plans? Are you going on a road trip, staying local, or getting away from it all? Previous Post How Will Tax Impact Affect Me? Next Post The Tax Implications of Divorce Written by Elle Martinez Elle helps families at Couple Money achieve financial freedom by sharing tips for reducing debt, increase income, and building net worth. Learn how to live on one income and have fun with the second. More from Elle Martinez Visit the website of Elle Martinez. Follow Elle Martinez on Facebook. Follow Elle Martinez on Twitter. One response to “Last-Minute Vacation Deals” I was looking for that type of informative post and i appreciate your blog because of unique content so i am very much thankful to you for sharing such a great information. Reply Leave a ReplyCancel reply Browse Related Articles Tax Planning Don’t Let That Summer Getaway Get Away Taxes 101 How Can You Find Cheap Summer Vacations Using Social Me… Income and Investments Using Automation to Simplify Your Finances Tax Tips Is Your Summer Vacation a Tax Write-Off? Income and Investments 4 Summer Activity Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank Tax Deductions and Credits Your Guide to Vacations and Taxes Income and Investments 4 Ways for You and Your Family to Save on Summer Vacati… Tax Planning Travel to South Africa With Your Tax Refund! Income and Investments 6 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money This Summer Home How Does Your Vacation Home Affect Your Taxes?