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2 night get away--recommendations?

Old Jun 21, 19, 12:27 pm
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2 night get away--recommendations?

I need to get away and clear my mind. Unfortunately I'm still hurting from so and so losing interest in me and completely flaking out. Even worse is I got close with her two little girls too. Shame.

Anyway I'm looking to get away over the July 4th weekend. I love the gulf side of FL but fares are $1000 to the gulf cities. Yes I know it's two weeks away and yes it's a holiday weekend but this is FL, not Tahiti prices. However, head east to the Atlantic side (not a fan) and I can get fares half that into FLL and MIA. I have zero wish to go to MIA though but wouldn't mind driving to Marathon and just hang out.

I wanted to try the panhandle as Iv'e never been to PNS but I'm not paying $1000 to fly there even if it's on a mad dog.

Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful city and Cancun has the nice beaches so that's also an option. Good news is all of these cities are non stop.

Any suggestions where I can sulk and drink my sadness away are appreciated.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 1:05 pm
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DFW-PNS for $446 on AA 7/5-7/7

https://www.google.com/flights#flt=D...D;e:1;sd:1;t:f
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Old Jun 21, 19, 1:07 pm
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If you do 7/4-7/6, DFW-TPA is $249 on DL (so you have to connect through ATL), but you'll still be in TPA by the time fireworks start.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 1:08 pm
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Why not just drive down to Galveston, Port Aransas, or Corpus Christi?

Although this late in the game, there probably isn't much left for places to stay.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 1:13 pm
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DFW to SoCal for $330 R/T on AA if you can fly back on the Monday night redeye. Lots of outbound options and multiple airport choices.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 1:49 pm
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Just a thought, drive to Biloxi, MS or you could fly. About an 8 hour ride on good roads. Biloxi has nice white sand beaches, some nice casino/hotel properties and is pretty laid back.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 1:52 pm
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Mississippi?? Would Davie approve?

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Old Jun 21, 19, 2:14 pm
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If you're trying to forget a woman just suck it up and head to Bangkok.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 2:21 pm
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Palm Springs/Palm Desert. There won't be anybody there and you should be able to get a room on short notice for the 4th of July weekend.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 2:54 pm
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thanks all for the suggestions. I have no desire to go to SAN or PSP.

Biloxi looks cool but the hampton right on the beach is sold out (obviously not surprisingly). PNS is a possibility too as the fares are cheaper if I go W-F.

I have no wish to go (back) to CRP as my old job brought me there often.

FLL and MIA still seem to be a relative bargain. Not sure why.

SRQ, TPA, RSY all $1000 airline tickets. That's crazy.

Thanks for the DL flight info but I only fly one (regrettably) airline.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 3:12 pm
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Originally Posted by enviroian View Post
Any suggestions where I can sulk and drink my sadness away are appreciated.
Buffalo.

Seriously - it is a big bar town and you can go check out Niagara Falls while you're there.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 3:12 pm
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Originally Posted by Boggie Dog View Post
Just a thought, drive to Biloxi, MS or you could fly. About an 8 hour ride on good roads. Biloxi has nice white sand beaches, some nice casino/hotel properties and is pretty laid back.
I went to visit a buddy of mine in the Navy and he took me down to the Casinos in Biloxi. I was surprised at how nice the area was. I wasn't expecting much.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 3:13 pm
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Originally Posted by enviroian View Post
thanks all for the suggestions. I have no desire to go to SAN or PSP.

Biloxi looks cool but the hampton right on the beach is sold out (obviously not surprisingly). PNS is a possibility too as the fares are cheaper if I go W-F.

I have no wish to go (back) to CRP as my old job brought me there often.

FLL and MIA still seem to be a relative bargain. Not sure why.

SRQ, TPA, RSY all $1000 airline tickets. That's crazy.

Thanks for the DL flight info but I only fly one (regrettably) airline.
Beau Rivage in Biloxi.
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After your last trip, it doesn't sounds like a weekend getaway flying would be very relaxing.

Come down to Austin, stay downtown. You can walk/run around Town Lake (aka Lady Bird Lake). Do some stand-up paddleboarding (or just watch). Hang out at Barton Springs. Go out to Hippie Hollow. There's quite a bit going on all the time, including multipe things for the July 4 holiday.
The downtown Hilton is going for $230/night over that weekend, but there's other HIlton properties that are a bit less.
Frisco to Austin is about a 3-1/2 hour drive. Once you're here, you really don't want to drive much (maybe to Hippie Hollow or elsewhere at one of the lakes). I'd take Uber.
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DFW-RSW 7/4-7/7 $819.... but you can can get 3 nights @ Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort for 3 nights for $563.00 all in.
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