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

8 Unexpected Island Getaways On The Cheap (PHOTOS)

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