For a great-value stay, try Hotel Biba in El Cid (room rates start at $99). Designer Barbara Hulanicki (known for her work with Island Outpost and London's fashion boutique Biba) revamped this former motor lodge into a modern 41-room stunner. 320 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33405; www.hotelbiba.com or (561) 832-0094.
Make Plans To Go
Contact the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2504 Church Street, Galveston, TX 77550; www.galveston.com or 1-888-425-4753.
photo: Polo matches attract families and their furry friends.