8 Unexpected Island Getaways On The Cheap (PHOTOS)

03/30/2013 09:04 am ET | Updated May 30, 2013

An "island getaway" doesn't necessarily translate into washing up on the shores of the Caribbean. Plenty of other islands in the U.S. boast the same laid-back, secluded feel that you can find in Barbados or Jamaica, but often come at a fraction of those sky-high all-inclusive rates; you'll at least save some cash on airfare! For perhaps unconventional, but nonetheless awesome, island stays, check out our top picks for value, sun, and fun!

--Devon Antonetti,

Unexpected Island Getaways on the Cheap