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Top Five Off-Peak Destinations for Fall 2012

Off-Peak Fall Hotspots
(Photo: Derek Key via flickr/CC Attribution)

Smart travelers know how to leverage the calendar. Instead of paying top dollar to visit beaches, mountain trails, or big-city streets in peak season, they bide their time, waiting for prices to drop when the crowds depart. Summer has officially bid us adieu, and now the time for off-peak fall bargains is upon us. Discover five beautiful places where travel deals are bountiful (yet crowds are scarce), from serene, sunny Tahiti to energetic Washington, D.C.

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