Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami are keeping a close eye on a tropical system churning in the Gulf of Mexico which could become the fourth named storm of the season.
A tropical disturbance continues to get better organized in the Yucatan Channel, east of Cancun and could become a tropical depression or Tropical Storm Don later Wednesday.