Bermuda's a short jump from Boston, couple hours tops, and is a big draw for those wanting to extend or get a jump on summer; the island's prime season runs roughly April through November, give or take. The Bermuda Department of Tourism is offering a chance for an extra night free for those who book through Oct. 30 at participating hotels in its "Endless Summer" deal, valid for travel through Oct. 31. Book then, and get a third, fourth or fifth night free. Rates start at $189 a night. Hotels in the promotion include the Fairmont Hamilton Princess,Elbow Beach Bermuda, Cambridge Beaches, Royal Palms, Grotto Bay, Rosedon, The Reefs and others.
Bermuda is a pricey island but visitors can find a bunch of free stuff to do through October, such as the "Taste of Bermuda" culinary sampling, Harbor Nights street festival and a St. George walking tour. Check it all out at www.gotobermuda.com/endless-summer