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Cheap Vacations To Take in the US

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Cheap Vacations to take in the United States

A domestic exploration is just what you need to breathe fresh air into your routine without breaking the bank. From cheap trips to the next town over and affordable flights across the county, the options are almost endless.

It’s too easy to fall into the trap of thinking farther is always better. The truth is that if you live in the US, you’ve got some of the most beautiful landscapes and rich urban wonderlands right in your backyard.

Ready to find your next Vacation in the US? Here are the best cheap vacations and budget-friendly trip ideas in the United States.

RV and Glamping

When it comes to cheap trips, don’t focus all of your attention on paying the bottom prices for transport and accommodation.

Glamping near mountains

If glamping means that you’re not spending cash at restaurants and nights on the town, you might end up spending less on a stay than you would in a cheap city hotel.

Explore the amazing glamping destinations in the USA and see if there are any options that might just entice you into the great outdoors.

Take a Road Trip

From sea to shining sea, this gorgeous county is ripe for exploration.

Traveling slowly and exploring the tucked-away gems between destinations opens your eyes to the incredible beauty of this country.

Van driving down a road

If you only take one road trip this year, go for either a California Coast road trip or an unforgettable Southern USA road trip. Both are dream year-round destinations thanks to the weather, great routes for foodies, and those wanting to delve into history and nature.

Tour Your Own City & Plan a Staycation

Exploring your usual stomping ground with the eyes of a tourist is just what we all need in this day and age. Explore the must-sees that you’ve somehow never gotten around to seeing.

People standing in front of Eiffel Tower in Paris

Master the art of planning the perfect staycation, and it’ll pay off every day. Not only is it an affordable travel plan, but it’ll make you fall in love with your hometown all over again.

Explore the attractions in town or wander around that gallery you’ve always meant to check out. Whatever and wherever it is, just make sure that it’s off your usual beaten path.

National Parks

One of the best things about traveling to the United States is the natural beauty of the national parks.

From the Yellowstone National Park and Rocky Mountain National Park to the otherworldly beauty of the “Mighty 5” of Utah, a visit to the national park is the best way to experience the great outdoors.

River and forest in National Park

There are so many national parks to visit that you’ll really need to narrow down what kind of trip you want — do you prefer trees with coastal views, or would you like to be up in the mountains? Are desert landscapes your jam or is it all about the snow?

Seasonal Trips

Good travel is a bit like good food; sometimes your best options are seasonal and local. Whether it’s leaf-peeping in fall, smelling the flowers in spring, swimming under the summer sun, or having a cozy wintry weekend, embrace the moment.

Train driving between the forest

Another thing to consider when planning a seasonal trip is the food! Are there places that host food festivals or are there certain times of the year when something is in its prime?

Few seasonal trips to take in the United States:

  • Spring: Carlsbad Flower Fields near San Diego, California
  • Summer: National Park Exploring
  • Fall: Go leaf-peeping on the East Coast
  • Winter: Have a cozy weekend in Leavenworth, Washington, and see all the Christmas lights

Take a Hiking Trip

Go hiking in Yosemite or plan a DIY wellness weekend in Moab, Utah. After trekking through some of the most scenic hikes in the world, you will fall in love with endless excursions through nature.

People sitting on an edge of a mountain

There is no better way to disconnect and refresh than soak in the natural beauty of this world. If you feel like you always need a vacation after your vacation, grab a pair of hiking boots and hit the road.

Go Camping

Whether you want to take in the desert beauty of Joshua Tree National Park, trek through the towering sequoias, or lounge on the sun coast, camping in California is a perfect way to disconnect.

Camping next to water in USA
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Hello! I’m Sara, a Croatian native. I’ve traveled all over the world and have knocked out some amazing cities and countries off my bucket list.

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