Best Places to Skip the Holidays

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The holidays are here and with them come dinners with the family, presents, hot chocolate, holiday parties, and football. Though hanging out with family is great, holiday time also brings bitter cold weather, a reminder of being single, too many parties, and adding on too many pounds. But to me, the holiday means just one thing: a time to escape to a place filled with fun and sun. Here are some great ideas for fun and affordable beach vacations.