6 Budget Travel Destinations in the US

Travelling can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. By avoiding peak seasons, finding unique destinations, and taking things as they come on vacation, it is very easy to have a memorable vacation on a budget. If you’re looking to go somewhere, but don’t think you can afford it, try one of these great destinations in the United States that can accommodate almost any budget.

 

  1. Nashville, TN – Nashville is a great budget destination, because you can find a nice hotel at a good price, its attractions are not specifically seasonal like ski resorts or beaches can be, and it has more to do for free or almost free than you could pack into a week.

 

  1. Savannah, GA – Savannah is another destination that won’t break the bank to find a good, clean hotel, and which also offers a number of inexpensive or free things to do. Savannah is not always thought of as a great travel destination, however, the history, architecture, culture, and cuisine of Savannah will make it a place
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5 Tips for Staying in a Hostel

Hostels are places where you can rent a bed, often a bunkbed, to spend a night, in dormitory style accommodations. You may have 3 others in your room or you may have 9 others in your room. These lodgings are very common outside of the United States and are beginning to gain some popularity here. They make traveling on a budget much more practical, and some have even become destinations themselves. But if you are staying in a hostel, especially if it is your first time, here are 5 things to keep in mind.

 

  1. Do Your Research – What part of town is this hostel in? Are the sleeping arrangements co-ed or single sex? Is this an independent hostel or is it part of a chain (and thus regulated for quality). Make sure you understand where you will be staying, or you could wind up in a very uncomfortable situation. Also, see what amenities are included; do you get Wi-Fi? Breakfast? When can you check in, and when do you need to be out?
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