10 Affordable Places to Travel in the US

10 Affordable Places to Travel in the US

Whether you’re planning a grand family vacation or are looking for a quick and breezy solo trip to switch up the scenery, finding affordable places to travel in the US can be difficult. There are so many different things to consider when planning a trip, from hotels and flights to food and activities, and it’s safe to say that it can all get rather overwhelming. To help, we’ve compiled a list of 10 fun and affordable US cities perfect for all types of travelers. From Charlotte, North Carolina, to Albuquerque, New Mexico, these are some of the best budget-friendly cities in the country.

To ensure that our picks are all affordable, we’ve made selections using data from Priceline on the most affordable domestic flights and hotels in the US this summer (based on average round-trip airfare and average rate per night, respectively). We’ve also included a few quality hotel and vacation rental options, all under $300 a night, for each destination.

Read on for 10 affordable travel destinations in the US, so you can keep your budget in check while still enjoying your next great vacation.


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Hyatt Regency Orlando

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Orlando, Florida

It’s not the flights or the hotels in Orlando that will stretch your budget (both can be found at fairly reasonable prices if you plan in advance), but the activities. Since Orlando is home to Disney World, if you plan on attending any of the parks, you’ll be designating a large chunk of your travel budget to tickets. But the theme parks aren’t the only great thing to do in the city—from visiting some amazing museums to enjoying nature-filled parks, there are tons of other activities that are often overlooked. If you do plan to spend a day or two at Magic Kingdom or Universal Studios, you can rest easy knowing that the rest of your trip was budgeted accordingly.

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Whether you’re planning a grand family vacation or are looking for a quick and breezy solo trip to switch up the scenery, finding affordable places to travel in the US can be difficult. There are so many different things to consider when planning a trip, from hotels and flights to food and activities, and it’s…

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