Columbus Day travel ideas
By Aimee Heckel
Columbus was an explorer. It’s only fitting to do some exploration yourself on his holiday.
Consider making an annual Columbus Day travel tradition. Mid-October is not a huge travel time (everyone’s waiting for Thanksgiving and Christmas), so you can score some killer deals.
Here are some of our favorite Columbus Day travel ideas right now, as well as some inspiration for new travel gear to accompany your adventures.
FLY THE PROMOS
Priceline.com is running a Columbus Day travel promotion, where you can score tickets cross-country from New York to LAX starting at just $253 roundtrip. When you arrive, rent a car in Los Angeles for just $15 per day.
Plan a trip to one of the stops on Columbus’s actual itinerary. Did you know he stopped in the Bahamas? Check out this inspiring slideshow of stops on Columbus’s journey, courtesy of the Huffington Post.
SEEK OUT THE PARTY
Denver throws one of the biggest Columbus Day parades in the nation, followed by plenty of delicious Italian food, a bocce ball tournament and entertainment in downtown.
NEED NEW TRAVEL GEAR?
Kohls fans are like a cult, and it’s no wonder why. Not only is the selection vast and fashionable, but Kohls holds deals like no other store.
For example, this Samsonite luggage is on sale for $179.99, marked massively down from $359.99. Then there are the Kohls coupons. More than 50 of them, in fact. Get 15 percent off everything, storewide. Then combine that with 3.5 percent Cash Back from ShopAtHome.com.
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SAVE ON TRAVEL
Use online coupons to save on all travel, from airfare to hotels to car rental. Here is the best collection of travel coupons online.
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