You can afford a summer vacation this year right here in the US. It may not seem possible right now as you think about bills and your ever-tightening budget. But a great US summer vacation can happen without having to spend a lot of money.
Right now US hotels and other lodgings are slashing prices and offering additional incentives to allow you to have a summer vacation with your family. The following list of great US Destinations has been compiled to allow you to drive to one of these destinations no matter where you live at in the US. That will save you a lot of money over flying. Also consider taking your summer vacation at either the beginning of the season or the end as you will get better rates at those times, and possibly pay less for gas.
US Vacations on a Budget #1
Virginia Beach is known as “The World’s Longest Pleasure Beach” and is in the Guinness Book of Records. This east coast destination is easy to get to from anywhere on the East coast and is a great spot for a US summer vacation on a budget. The Travelodge Inn at Virginia Beach is within one black of the ocean, has an outdoor, free continental breakfast and is just an average of $77 a night. If you stay only during the week, and not over the weekend the rate is even cheaper at $59 a night. There is a microwave and refrigerator in each room so you can even make some meals in your room.
US Vacations on a Budget #2
For a great deal look no further than San Antonio Texas and the Wyndham Historic Hotel . Stay for at lest three nights and you receive a 30% discount off the room, two tickets to the San Antonio Zoo and two tickets to the Witte Museum. This four diamond luxury hotel is making the offer for $119 a night, you must book your vacation by 9/20/2009 and you must stay before 10/3/2009. Children under 18 stay in the hotel for free and there is a rooftop pool.
US Vacations on a Budget #3
The Wisconsin Dells Days Inn has a great offer of $67 a night to stay just two blocks from the city center. The hotel has both indoor and outdoor pools for the kids and a spa. Complimentary continental breakfast is included. Within a lie of the hotel is both the Rocky Arbor State Park and the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum. The Auto Museum and Boat Tours are very close and Mirror Lake State Park is just seven minutes away.
US Vacations on a Budget #4
The Centennial Trail is a 37 mile car-free trail that winds alongside the Spokane River from Nine Miles Falls through the center of Spokane. It is a beautiful spot for jogging, horseback riding, hiking and biking for the family on summer vacation. At the Pheasant Hill Inn and Suites you can get rooms for as low as $86 a night and kids stay for free. The hotel offers continental breakfast, indoor and outdoor pools, free internet access and fitness center. Pets are welcomed. The hotel offers rooms with refrigerator and microwave and that will help save on meals for your summer vacation.
US Vacations on a Budget #5
Branson, Missouri boasts Silver Dollar City Theme Park and its rides and attractions, live entertainment, and overall great family fun for a summer vacation. At the Still Waters Resort in Branson you can have a great family summer vacation and stay within your budget. The hotel is available for prices ranging from $70 a night for rooms with full kitchens and children under six stay for free. The resort is positioned on the edge of the Table Rock Lake and has a marina and boat launch. Kayaks, paddle boats, inner tubes, and bicycles are all complimentary. There is fishing, a playground, game room, water slide, three on-site pools and spa tub.