Fun fact: Leap Year was invented to account for the extra hours in a 365-day solar year. Happening once every four years, Leap Year brings an extra day to catch up on work, to sleep in or travel.
To get you started on your travel dream board, Orbitz has compiled a list of the top 29 cheapest flights to book this Leap Day to celebrate with a getaway. Whether you are dreaming of a relaxing beach vacation or a fun weekend in the city, Orbitz can get you there for under $200. See below for some top destinations and start planning your trip today.
Fort Lauderdale | Avg. Round Trip Ticket Price: $192
Escape the winter blues with a beach trip, stopping by in the Everglades. If you’re up for a thrill, enjoy a Gator Night Tour at Sawgrass Recreation Park. Looking for something more low key? Try a Seabob Snorkel Adventure with Beach Ventures.
Detroit | Avg. Round Trip Ticket Price: $193
If you can brave the cold, head to Motown where you can tour the original factory built and owned by Ford Motor Company. If you’re a fan of architecture, check out Detroit’s Art Deco buildings constructed during the city’s Golden Era.
Portland | Avg. Round Trip Ticket Price: $195
Nature-lovers can take in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with a half-day Multnomah Falls & Gorge Waterfalls tour. For the foodies, Portland’s bustling culinary scene will not fail to disappoint.
Nashville | Avg. Round Trip Ticket Price: $192
You can’t visit Nashville without checking out the Country Music Hall of Fame – a trip to the Grand Ole Opry is definitely in order too. You won’t want to miss the Jack Daniel’s Distillery Day trip to celebrate after a day of sightseeing.
Pittsburgh | Avg. Round Trip Ticket Price: $179
Give a nod to Pittsburgh’s German heritage with The Sip of Pittsburgh Brew Crawl for a behind-the-scenes look at Pittsburgh’s finest breweries. Sample up to 12 beers across three stops.
Orbitz is also celebrating Leap Year by giving away Platinum Status and $290 Orbucks to a few lucky travelers. Follow @orbitz between 2/24 – 2/29 to enter for a chance to earn Platinum and score travel perks like saving on baggage fees, airport WiFi and TSA Precheck.