Hit the Road with this Great Lakes Road Trip from CheapOair

Need a change of scenery to see the leaves change? The team at CheapOair has mapped out their ideal Great Lakes fall road trips for an exciting (and safe) travel experience. Whether flying, driving, or even both, this excursion offers something for anyone who can’t get enough of fall.

The Morton Arboretum, Illinois

Truly an autumnal wonderland, the grounds cover over 1,700 acres of attractions including a museum, library, many gardens, and of course countless trees. In fact, there are more than 4,100 different plant species throughout the arboretum. These can be viewed on a hike, scenic drive, or by using one of the several bike paths available.

Travel Advisory:
The Morton Arboretum is in the process of reopening and is currently requiring that all visitors purchase their tickets in advance. Tickets will not be available on site. For more information please visit the Arboretum’s website.

Peninsula State Park, Wisconsin

A picture-perfect place to pitch a tent this fall! This popular park offers over 460 campsites, hundreds of acres of colorful trees, shoreline views, and fantastic hiking trails. For cyclists, Sunset Bike Trail provides a safe and social distanced ride through the park through the changing foliage.

Travel Advisory:
Visitors should be advised that although Peninsula State Park is open, certain attractions and sites are closed or open with limited access. Please visit their website for the latest updates and safety regulations.

Northshore Scenic Drive, Minnesota

Known as the “All-American Road”, this gorgeous drive spans seven state parks and hugs the north shore of Lake Superior. Not only is the drive breathtaking, there are lots of small lakeside towns with amazing restaurants, local art, and unique shops where visitors can find one-of-kind souvenirs.

Travel Advisory:
While Minnesota is open to travelers, there are several advisories in place to help ensure the safety of both tourists and residents. This includes a face mask mandate. For more information and the latest updates please check here.

About CheapOair
CheapOair is an online travel agency that specializes in providing cheap flights and great last-minute flight deals for travelers worldwide. Consumers can book online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone (1-646-738-4820) or live chat. Part of Fareportal’s family of travel brands, CheapOair bridges the gap between an online travel agency and a traditional agency with certified travel agents available to help find discount flight tickets to global destinations on over 600 airlines, a million hotels, and 100s of car rental companies. Follow CheapOair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest to learn how to travel the world for less.

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CheapOair Kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month with Their Mexican Dream Vacation Destinations

Starting today the U.S. observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, a month-long celebration that honors the culture and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx  (Latino and Latinx are different so should we include both?) Americans. CheapOair, the travel experience experts, is starting this celebratory month by highlighting the vibrant country of Mexico with their top picks for a culturally immersive vacation experience.

Travel Advisory: As of September 13th, the U.S. State Department has lowered Mexico’s travel advisory to a Level 3 ahead of September 21st which is when the U.S.-Mexico border closure expires. For more information please click here.

Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico’s capital is a bustling metropolis filled with art, culture, music, and mouthwatering cuisine. A good starting point for any first-time tourist would be to visit Zócalo – the Plaza de la Constitución. This historic plaza offers exciting concerts, events, markets, and fantastic people watching. It is also right in the middle of Mexico City’s three biggest attractions: The National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Templo Mayor.

Nearest airport: Mexico City Juarez International Airport

Zacatecas, Mexico
A city that rose to prominence during the region’s mining boom, Zacatecas is known for its breathtaking pink limestone architecture which has earned it the nickname Ciudad Rosada. Considered an underrated gem, this unique city offers old-world charm, in-depth history, and jaw-dropping mountain views.

Nearest airport: General Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport

Oaxaca, Mexico
A true meeting of the ancient and modern, the colonial architecture stands in sharp contrast to the pre-Hispanic ruins from Mexico’s past. Located in the Southwest region, the city is close to gorgeous coastal views. For spirit lovers, Oaxaca is the home to Mezcal, the smokier and richer cousin of tequila.

Nearest airport: Puerto Escondido Airport

About CheapOair
CheapOair is an online travel agency that specializes in providing cheap flights and great last-minute flight deals for travelers worldwide. Consumers can book online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone (1-646-738-4820) or live chat. Part of Fareportal’s family of travel brands, CheapOair bridges the gap between an online travel agency and a traditional agency with certified travel agents available to help find discount flight tickets to global destinations on over 600 airlines, a million hotels, and 100s of car rental companies. Follow CheapOair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest to learn how to travel the world for less.

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CheapOair Destinations Consumers will ‘Fall’ in Love with This Autumn

Cooler temperatures call for colorful leaves, vibrant landscapes, and a vacation or two to take in it all in. With autumn days away, people everywhere are planning their getaways. Whether flying or driving (or flying to drive!), the travel experts at CheapOair are sharing some of their favorite spots for the perfect socially distanced and idyllic fall trip.

“Here at CheapOair, we know that fall vacation destinations are the worst kept secret in travel. Flight prices are down, the weather is beautiful, and many consumers want to get some leisure travel in before the frantic holiday rush. Even in times where we all must be careful, there’s still a lot of adventure to be had as long you take precautions,” remarked Sam S. Jain, Founder and CEO of Fareportal, owner of travel brands CheapOair and OneTravel.

Stowe, Vermont
This classic New England village sits at the base of Vermont’s highest peak, which provides an excellent vantage point for those who want to see the beautiful changing leaves. Visitors are recommended to take a drive through Stowe’s scenic back roads to really take in the splendor.

Nearest Airport: Burlington International Airport (BTV)

Travel Advisory: Any out-of-state travelers are asked to quarantine for 14 days when visiting but there is a growing list of exempt states that are eligible for “quarantine-free leisure travel.” States and territories on this list include Delaware, Maryland, New England, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. Click here for the latest updates.

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Move over, New England. This western park offers vast acres of gorgeous foliage from the Aspen forests. In addition to its over 300 hiking trails, this national gem offers some of most scenic car rides in the country including the not-to-be-missed Trail Ridge Road that offers forest views from an altitude of over 12,000 feet.

Nearest Airport: Denver International Airport (DEN)

Travel Advisory: Rocky Mountain National Park is adhering to a phased reopening schedule with limited access to the park. Currently, visitors must make a reservation ahead of time for two-hour visitation limits. For more information please click here for the latest updates and reservation information.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Northern Michigan offers remarkable drives and seemingly endless acres of forests with a rainbow of colors to see. There are several different routes to take but there is no way of choosing wrong. With a combination of shoreline views, small town ambiance, and unbelievable foliage, there’s no doubt that Michigan offers the very best in scenic fall travel.

Nearest Airport: Flint-Bishop International Airport

Travel Advisory: Michigan is open to all travelers but does require face coverings when social distancing is not achievable. For more information visit michigan.gov.

About CheapOair
CheapOair is an online travel agency that specializes in providing cheap flights and great last-minute flight deals for travelers worldwide. Consumers can book online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone (1-646-738-4820) or live chat. Part of Fareportal’s family of travel brands, CheapOair bridges the gap between an online travel agency and a traditional agency with certified travel agents available to help find discount flight tickets to global destinations on over 600 airlines, a million hotels, and 100s of car rental companies. Follow CheapOair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest to learn how to travel the world for less.

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CheapOair Reveals Their Top Picks for a Last-Minute Labor Day Trip

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner which signals the end of summer travel. Before consumers everywhere start trading in trips to the beach for walks around an apple orchard, CheapOair has picked their top end-of-summer destinations for a last-minute Labor Day vacation.

“Even amid COVID-19, our data shows that Labor Day weekend is proving to be one of the most popular travel weekends of the year with people everywhere eager for some adventure. There are many getaways that not only offer affordable cheap flights but are also smart and safe to visit,” remarked Sam S. Jain, Founder and CEO of Fareportal, owner of travel brands CheapOair and OneTravel.

Portland, Maine
This gem of a town is located in southern Maine and has everything from breathtaking ocean views, amazing seafood, and a wide array of shopping and beachy recreation options that’ll keep even the most restless traveler busy. Additionally, as Maine is known as “Vacationland,” Portland makes an excellent stop on any New England road trip.

Travel Advisory: The state of Maine has implemented a policy that gives out-of-state visitors three options. If traveling to Maine one must either have tested negative for COVID-19 in the last 72 hours, comply with a 14-day mandatory quarantine, or be on the list of exempted states that includes Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Updates can be found here.

Burlington, Vermont
Vermont offers so much more than its ski slopes; the Green Mountain State truly has something for anyone looking for adventure and fresh air. With the greenest forests for camping, lovely lakes, and a plethora of farmers markets, wine tastings, and cheese tours to excite any pallet.

Travel Advisory: Any out-of-state travelers are asked to quarantine for 14-days when visiting but there is a growing list of exempt states that are eligible for “quarantine free leisure travel.” States and territories on this list include Delaware, Maryland, New England, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. Click here for the latest updates.

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
A New England summertime staple! The perfect destination for one last (socially distanced) beach weekend getaway. Cape Cod has taken numerous steps to better ensure the safety of beachgoers with several distancing guidelines and procedures so beachgoers can soak in the sun safely.

Travel Advisory: Out-of-state travelers are required to self-quarantine for 14-days. States exempt from this restriction includeColorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and West Virginia. Please check here for the latest updates and exemptions.

About CheapOair
CheapOair is an online travel agency that specializes in providing cheap flights and great last-minute flight deals for travelers worldwide. Consumers can book online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone (1-646-738-4820) or live chat. Part of Fareportal’s family of travel brands, CheapOair bridges the gap between an online travel agency and a traditional agency with certified travel agents available to help find discount flight tickets to global destinations on over 600 airlines, a million hotels, and 100s of car rental companies. Follow CheapOair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest to learn how to travel the world for less.

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