Why Fall is my favorite time to head to the beach.
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No crowds. Weather is absolutely gorgeous. Cheaper rates. What’s not to love about fall on the beach? But are there things to do if you take a beach vacation this fall? YES!
Often when people think of beach vacations, they think summer not fall. But fall is actually a fantastic time to head to the shore and enjoy some much needed downtime. Many of the activities you enjoy in summer are the same you can enjoy during autumn. I head to Panama City Beach in the fall AND winter every year.
Love to swim, surf, snorkel or simply float? You can! The water is still warm AND there are much fewer people you have to compete with in or on top of the water. Grab your beach chair and water toys and enjoy the warm sunny days before winter arrives.
Over 50 traveler like me? Fall is the perfect time for relaxing on the beach during the week as kids are back in school. Families with kids that head to the beach after September generally arrive on Friday leaving the rest of the week for you.
Fall beach vacations are much less expensive! Why? Simply because there are fewer people so hotel rooms and VRBO properties have more options for you to choose from.
Act like locals! Businesses that are hopping during the summer tourist season are able to slow down a bit. Chat with them to find out fun things to do and the best places to visit. Locals are in the know. Even better? It’s a wonderful thing when you are able to slip right in at a restaurant that usually has a long waiting line during summer.
Now start planning! Both Expedia and VRBO are great places to look around for deals! Not sure where to go? Check here: Best Fall Beach Vacation Ideas
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Denise Sanger lives a life split between her love for fitness and her passion for travel particularly to the BEACH. Denise also has a love of marketing and lives in beautiful Suwannee County, Florida. You can find out more about Denise here: About Denise