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Ten Secluded Beaches to Avoid the Masses

by Cheryl Lock. Posted Mar 26th 2011 02:00 PM
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People. Sometimes they suck. Sometimes there is no escaping the crushing mass of humanity. The solution to the homo sapien weary is to bolt to a secluded spot minus the screaming babies and even the beach blanket babes. Here are 10 secluded beaches for those looking to escape the insanity, and embrace the solitude.
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Ten Places to See in the U.S. Before You Die

by Jordan Simon. Posted Nov 15th 2009 04:56 PM

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Ever since the author of '1000 Places...', Patricia Schultz, tapped into our collective fantasy about exploration, we have all compiled our own travel bucket lists. But since one traveler's must-see is another's must avoid, a list of America's ten top wonders is equally notable for what's not on it.
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Weekend Getaways for Budget Travel

by Patrick Batu. Posted Jun 1st 2009 05:19 PM
Quick weekend getaways are one of the best trips to plan and take. Gone are the hassles of making major plans and arrangements plus it's easier on your wallet. Just take a look at what areas are a short drive away; pack up the vehicle or your weekend duffle bag and enjoy a little time away from the everyday stress and routine. There are many types of weekend getaways to enjoy. There's everything from romantic, adventurous, beach or family friendly. It's amazing how a quick and short weekend getaway can really change your mood and get you back into your groove.
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Long Weekend Getaways within the United States

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 1st 2009 12:58 PM

Your employer gives you, what, ten lousy vacation days a year? No wonder we find ourselves working so insanely hard to make those precious three-day weekends really count. When warm weather finally rolls around, that urge is tripled. So, to help you make the absolute most out of summer Fridays (or Mondays), we've compiled a list of getaways that are close, quick, and a cinch to plan. All are easily reached via hub airports with loads of nonstop flights; we've even included their codes to make it faster to search for fares.
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10 Best American Beaches

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted May 10th 2009 04:20 PM

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As spring rolls into summer and the kids finish their current school year, families across the nation turn their attention to vacation planning-namely, which beachside getaway will become their week-long, temporary home. But no matter how awesome your old faithful might be, sometimes it's good to mix up your traditions. If you're looking for an alternative to your usual summer haunt, check out our list of America's Best Beaches. Which ones are the most scenic, pristine, adventurous and colorful? Read on to find out!
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