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Staycations: What to do in South Florida

If you’re thinking that you’re going to spend at least part of your vacation at home this year, today's Travel section is for you. Fifty-one weeks a year, we tell you about getting out of town. Today, our staycation issue tells you what to do if you vacation at home. In today’s Miami Herald, this article looks at some of South Florida’s new hotels. For this story, my colleagues and I took nine tours that will introduce you to facets of the area that you may not be familiar with. And this one tells you about touring the Keys by pedal and paddle. Just remember this: Once the tourists go home and leave the hurricane season’s rain, heat and humidity to us – starting in just a couple weeks – prices for hotels, restaurants, tours and attractions tend to drop. Take advantage!