Bahamas

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To most outsiders, the Bahamas are synonymous with plush resorts or swimming pigs -- and, yes, both are definitely part of the trending Bahamian experience.

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But a trip to this pink-sand isle can be an inexpensive getaway, a rustic place to escape the outside world, a wild retreat into the unknown.

Or even a place to go shark-tagging.

But if it's just a place to fill your days binging on exotic fruit or a convenient-and-quick weekend from Miami -- it's a one-hour flight! -- that's good, too. With 700 islands popping up over 100,000 square miles, a trip to the Bahamas can be what you want it to be.

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