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As the country begins to reopen, we'll keep publishing news to help you navigate the state of travel today (like whether travel insurance covers the coronavirus), as well as stories about places for you to put on your bucket list once it's safe to start going more far-flung.

Caribbean resorts traditionally slash their rates during hurricane season, from late June to November. But we'd risk a little wind for this bargain-priced land-and-sea vacation in Grenada. Through December 15, the Blue Horizons Cottage Hotel in Saint George's offers an eight-day, seven-night package that includes two guided hikes in the rainforests of Grand Etang National Park and unlimited use of snorkeling, sailing, and sea-kayaking equipment on nearby Grand Anse Beach—all for just $535 per person (based on double occupancy), a $325 savings off the high- season price. Call 800-223-9815; www.blue grenada.com.

Fernie Alpine Resort, British Columbia


On this fat-tire getaway in Fernie, British Columbia, you can take advantage of the strong U.S. dollar and pleasantly cool temperatures in the Canadian Rockies. For US$87 per person in August or September, you get two nights at the Wolf's Den Lodge, one day of mountain-bike rentals, and two all-day lift tickets at Fernie Alpine Resort, which opens its 2,800 vertical feet to downhillers. For reservations, call Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, 800-258-7669; www.skilouise.com.
Winter in New Zealand means 50- to 60-degree days, plenty of high-elevation snow, and unbeatable travel deals. Through September 2, you and a friend can fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Auckland on Air New Zealand and spend eight days exploring the North Island in a 15-foot Spirit 2 motor home for just $969 per person ($1,149 if you travel alone). You'll love the freedom—once you get used to driving on the wrong side of the road. Call Newmans South Pacific Vacations, 800-421-3326; www.newmansvacations.com.

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From Outside Magazine, Aug 2001
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Lead Photo: Henry Georgi
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