Salt Lake City, Utah (Photo: Adam Barker)
Summer is one of the busiest travel times of the year in a lot of places—with a few exceptions. It's low season in many tropical locales, winter-sports meccas, and destinations on the other side of the hemisphere. And low season, of course, equates to a high chance of money-saving travel deals. We compared peak and off-peak pricing in a variety of destinations to bring you the most exciting and affordable low-season options for your 2013 summer vacation. Here are our top five picks for off-peak travel this summer.