Travel Deals: Shoulder Season Could Be The New 'It' Season

Travel Deals: Shoulder Season Could Be The New 'It' Season

Shoulder Season: It's that opportune time right in between a high and low season, where travelers can take advantage of gorgeous weather, less crowds, and flight/hotel savings at the most popular destinations.

Everyone loves a good deal, and everyone seems to still be loving the last-minute getaways trend... 

Shoulder Season - Southernmost Beach Resort

Not quite ready to let go of summer? Situated along the quieter southern limit of the famed Duval Street, the award-winning Southernmost Beach Resort is the perfect destination for a shoulder season vacation. Boasting three palm-fringed pools with private cabanas, a secluded tanning pier, a signature restaurant, and four bars, this oceanfront oasis sets the tone for a memorable stay in Key West’s Historic District. An incredible full-service spa, group fitness classes, live entertainment, and unique programming including cocktail tastings and painting classes make Southernmost Beach Resort the ideal home base whether you want to unwind or wind up in one of Florida's most sought after locales. Near all of the action, but in a world of its own, this luxe oceanfront oasis will leave you longing to stay. Pro tip - By visiting during the slower summer and early fall seasons, you'll be able to take advantage of cost savings and fewer crowds on the resort's signature beach. Hear that Key Lime Margarita calling?

A Quick flight to the Caribbean Europe | Dutch Island of Curaçao 

Escape to the European-eque Southern Dutch Caribbean and soak up the sun on the stunning island of Curaçao – where you won't have to fly across the Atlantic to experience an array of different cultures, culinary delicacies, and year-round perfect weather. Take a tour of the colorful capital, Willemstad – an UNESCO world heritage site, or for those looking for more of an adrenaline kick, venture out on an ATV or take a dive to legally hunt the island's invasive Lionfish species. The island has over 75 different dive spots and over 30 must-see cove-like beaches to discover, and accommodations ranging from aesthetic romantic boutique hotels, to all-inclusive family favorites, and opulent villas. Shoulder season is always recommended for travel to Europe, but for those who want a shorter flight to enjoy more time on the getaway, the island of Curaçao is the ideal fusion of European and Caribbean culture for a unique and memorable getaway! For more information please visit Curaç

Shoulder Season - W Fort Lauderdale

As the summer comes to an end, look no further than the stunning shores of Fort Lauderdale Beach for your next luxury vacation. Living up to its chic and glamorous reputation, W Fort Lauderdale pushes travelers to live it up from sunrise to sunset with an endless list of amenities and services, plus a bold personality to match. W Fort Lauderdale invites guests to escape and destress at AWAY spa, mingle about Living Room where pulsating tunes and colorful cocktails await, or revel in design beauty in any of the 517 bespoke hotel rooms and suites - each complete with a private balcony and water views. Spend quality time under the sun at WET, the swoon-worthy rooftop pool and bar with private day beds and bottle service. If you’re tired of waiting around for a beach chair or spot at the pool, Shoulder Season is the perfect time to escape the crowds and get the ideal spot to spend your day without any competition.

Shoulder Season in Memphis: Fall Fests and Sports | Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis

Extend the summer with a fall trip to the home of Blues and Rock n’ Roll in Memphis, Tennessee, a wildcard urban destination that just welcomed the new tech-savvy lifestyle hotel Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis. Anything but basic, this hotel’s check-in process is fully mobile with Room Keys accessible through the Apple Wallet, moving away from a traditional plastic room key. This environmentally conscious hotel is integrated within the historic William C. Ellis & Sons Ironworks building (circa 1879) and is so centrally located that you’ll need to pack your walking shoes and enjoy the cooler fall weather before it gets cold. A beloved spot for locals and travelers alike, the hotel’s unassuming neighborhood entry opens into a lively all-day lounge eatery featuring “build your own” cocktails and flatbreads called Talk Shop, which spills out into the beer garden and completely replaces the traditional lobby experience. Delve into the history of the surrounding neighborhood with the National Civil Rights Museum, the Stax Museum, Sun Studios and the bustling Beale Street establishments with incredible live music. Be sure to catch the robust festival schedule in the area and catch a Grizzlies game at the FedEx forum, which is walking distance from the Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis.