Tropical destinations are a great choice for summer vacations, but what you might not have realized is that the summer months is hurricane season for many. Travel agents and experts recommend traveling “off-season” for many different reasons. Firstly you’ll find that there are fewer crowds, cheaper flights, shorter lines for attractions and better resort prices. But have you ever considered why it is considered “off-season”? Well, despite what some people think, it has nothing to do with school vacations and everything to do with the weather because in tropical nations winter is hurricane season.