4 Budget Beach Escapes
The rustic state park cottage has gone upscale―just in time for deal-seeking travelers.
Left: Crystal Cove Beach Cottages
A summer weekly rental runs $2,337 for out-of-state visitors (less for Virginians). Fill it up for a family reunion, and it comes out to less than $25 per person per day; 800/933-7277 or dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks.
Published August 2009; Updated December 2013