Affordable Luxury Getaways

Find luxury getaways for great prices by looking for special places that are off-season or off the beaten path. Having flexible dates and doing a little digging for destinations that are hidden gems can help lower the overall cost of a trip.

Pure Michigan

Michigan has long been a favorite vacation spot during the summer. The temperate weather and hundreds of lakes really do make Michigan a water lover's dream. Traveling to towns like Traverse City can get a bit pricey, but for those looking for cheap luxury getaways, there are plenty of options.


Located on beautiful Lake Huron, Alpena is just a short drive away from some of Michigan's most favorite spots, such as Sleeping Bear Dunes and Fort Mackinac. Vacation rentals on nearby Lakes Grand and Long, offer vacationers private beach access, wooded lots and a chance to relax in pure Michigan.

HomeAway property #256083 in Alpena MI

Alpena MI rental property #256083


Lake Michigan is considered to be the most temperate of all the Great Lakes, and the city of Saugatuck is the perfect place to experience it. The city itself is home to a growing community of artists and the hip and funky atmosphere provides a purely artistic vibe — Saugatuck vacation rentals.

HomeAway property #917273 in Saugatuck MI

Saugatuck MI rental property #917273

Pure Sunshine

Everybody dreams of sunshine during the cold winter months and Florida has it in spades. Traveling to towns such as Miami or Orlando will cost enough to make that sunshine seem like pure gold, so why not find a hidden gem nestled in one of the beautiful, smaller towns in Florida.

Homassasa Springs

The spring-fed river winds its way slowly towards the Gulf of Mexico and features pockets full of sunshine all along its banks. The river is famous as a breeding ground for Manatee and renting a pontoon boat for a lazy day on the river makes for a relaxing afternoon; Homassasa Springs vacation rentals.

HomeAway property #249901 in Weeki Wachi FL

Weeki Wachi FL rental property #249901

Weeki Wachi

Located on another gorgeous spring-fed river, Weeki Wachi is beautiful and tranquil. It is also home to the famous Weeki Wachi Mermaids who perform an underwater show in an actual river grotto. Just a short drive away from many of the popular theme parks, it is one of the best luxury getaways for cheap prices in the Sunshine State — Weeki Wachi vacation rentals.

Instead of visiting one of the overgrown tourists spots across the country, focus your efforts on cheap luxury getaways located in smaller towns. Often, it is these vacation rentals that provides the true flavor of a region. Local restaurants, little known historical sites and local attractions can help you create a vacation that is based on pure fun and great memories.

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