See how nice that looks without all those kids on summer break? | Visit Oceanside
You don't mind having this all to yourself, right? | Lynne Newman/Shutterstock
It's just you and the ponies this month. | Stephen Bonk/Shutterstock
Everyone's been telling you to come here anyway. | Sean Pavone/Shutterstock
The party doesn't stop after August. | Micha WeberShutterstock
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a quick drive from Traverse City. | Traverse City Tourism
Explore the galleries and seafood joints around Perkins Cove. | Walter Bibikow/DigitalVision/Getty Images
Infinitely more enjoyable now that crowds are thinner and hotels are cheaper. | Alexandr Junek Imaging/Shutterstock
South Padre is infinitely more chill -- but no chiller -- in the off-season. | Robert Hinojosa/EyeEm/Getty Images
See the boardwalk without the crowds. | Randy Tarr Photography/Shutterstock
Hike the gorgeous Oregon coastline near Cannon Beach. | Jordan Siemens/Getty Images
Stroll Rehoboth’s classic boardwalk with fewer crowds. | MCT/Tribune News Service/Getty Images