Millions of people across the United States have already made plans to leave their offices, day jobs or part-time gigs Friday for the long weekend and travel to beaches, lakes and other mini-vacation spots in celebration of Labor Day. In case you forgot to book that plane ticket or reserve a bed-and-breakfast, here are a few last-minute Labor Day vacation deals.
Best Party Deals: Latecomers can book several hotel rooms that were being offered at discounted prices as low as $37 a night in Miami on the website Last Minute Travel. The deals on the site included several five-star hotels marked down for the weekend to give visitors a chance to enjoy Miami's famed beaches and clubbing scenes.
Looking for a late-night dip in a very expensive pool? Nite Tours Las Vegas was offering a $39 pub crawl that takes visitors to different pools and clubs around the city throughout the day and into the night over the weekend.
Good news for those traveling (by car) this holiday weekend: gas prices could be lowest in 11 years for Labor Day. pic.twitter.com/gmQ7KJziK7
— Good Morning America (@GMA) September 1, 2015
Best Family Deals: Families near Sacramento, California, can enjoy the fireworks extravaganza Monday on Lake Tahoe along with accompanying events completely free. The scenic location has drawn families from all over the nation to its shores.
For a more extended wilderness getaway, Tyler Place Family Resort on Lake Champlain in northwestern Vermont has been offering Labor Day programs and family packages starting as low as $221 on its 165-acre grounds.
Best Romantic Deals: Mount Baldy, one hour north of Los Angeles, has been offering two-night deals for urban couples looking to breathe some fresh air this Labor Day. A furnished cabin service was offering 55 percent discounts on two-night stays, including all meals and a bottle of wine.
If you have a little more cash to splurge on your Labor Day weekend, round-trip airfare to Puerto Rico was as low as $455 round-trip for couples who wanted to enjoy the Caribbean beaches just a short plane ride from the continental U.S.