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Cheap Getaway Weekend Ideas
If you are on a budget, a cheap getway weekend can be found at a wide range of inexpensive destinations offering activities from sightseeing and family fun to relaxation and recreation. Whether you and your family or other travel companions prefer an inexpensive holiday spending time in the great outdoors or touring through historic towns and cities in the USA or Canada, there are a number of cheap getway ideas to choose from with customized assistance in locating and planning the perfect weekend for everyone.

The following locations showcase inexpensive weekend destinations in the USA and Canada to accommodate a variety of interests and feature reasonably priced places to visit, things to do and places to stay. A full calendar of events and information about sightseeing and tours is also provided. Cheap getaway weekends are available any time of year, so you can enjoy family holidays either skiing on the slopes in winter, hiking through the mountains in the fall, playing golf in the spring or relaxing at the beach in the summer.

Your next weekend trip can be as inexpensive as it is enjoyable at any of one of the following locations that are suitable for travel as a family or with a group of friends. Get ready to fully enjoy relaxing, dining, shopping, sightseeing, recreation and many more adventures at one of several exciting budget friendly travel destinations!



Shenandoah-Valley Vacation IdeasShenandoah-Valley, VA - Many historic sites are devoted to the pioneers who traveled westward, settled and farmed - those like the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton and Cyrus McCormick's Farm in Raphine. During the Civil War this region was nicknamed "The Breadbasket of the Confederacy." In Lexington, visit Virginia Military Institute and Washington & Lee University - where Gen. Robert E. Lee served as president after the war and where the Lee Chapel & Museum is located. Enjoy learning history at battlefields - New Market Battlefield State Park and Fisher's Hill Battlefield, or visit the Birthplace of President Woodrow Wilson.


What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Shenandoah-Valley include sightseeing and recreation. Popular places to stay in Shenandoah-Valley are hotels, motels, cottages and bed & breakfasts. Costs are relatively below average. Enjoy casual dining and fast food / takeout restaurants.

Shenandoah-Valley Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cool Apr-Mild May-Warm Jun-Warm Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Warm Oct-Mild Nov-Cool Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Shenandoah-Valley, VA


Eastern-Shore Vacation IdeasEastern-Shore, VA - Popular attractions include:
• The Assateague Lighthouse
• Eastern Shore Railway Museum
• NASA Visitor Center at Wallops Flight Facility
• Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge
• Wreck & Bone Island Natural Area Preserve
• Kiptopeke State Park - home of the Eastern Shore Birding Festival in October!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Eastern-Shore include relaxation and sightseeing. Popular places to stay in Eastern-Shore are hotels, motels and vacation rentals. Costs are relatively average. Enjoy casual dining and fast food / takeout restaurants.

Eastern-Shore Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cool Apr-Cool May-Mild Jun-Warm Jul-Warm Aug-Warm Sep-Warm Oct-Mild Nov-Cool Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Eastern-Shore, VA


Albany Vacation IdeasAlbany, NY - Albany and the surrounding Capital Region is the perfect weekend getaway. Use the weekend to discover 400 years of history, experience world-class cultural attractions, dine in a variety of family-friendly or gourmet restaurants, and stay in comfortable and welcoming accommodations. Most historic and cultural attractions are open on the weekends and there are plenty of city-wide events to keep you entertained, such as our Tulip Festival, Park Playhouse, and Alive at Five summer concert series. Albany- An Amazing Discovery!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Albany include sightseeing and dining / entertainment. Popular places to stay in Albany are hotels, motels, cottages and bed & breakfasts. Costs are relatively average. Enjoy gourmet / fine dining and casual dining restaurants.

Albany Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cold Apr-Cool May-Mild Jun-Warm Jul-Warm Aug-Warm Sep-Mild Oct-Cool Nov-Cold Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Albany, NY



Joplin Vacation IdeasJoplin, MO - Relaxation and shopping are the name of the game. From businesses for pampering to your heart content on retail Joplin has what you are looking for. Customer Service is a way of life and friendly attendants will make you welcomed at every stop.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Joplin include Recreation and dining / entertainment. Popular places to stay in Joplin are hotels, motels, campgrounds, cabins and tents. Costs are relatively cheap. Enjoy casual dining and gourmet / fine dining restaurants.

Joplin Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cool Apr-Mild May-Warm Jun-Warm Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Warm Oct-Mild Nov-Cool Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and spring

Best Hotel Deal in Joplin, MO


Sarasota-Bradenton Vacation IdeasSarasota-Bradenton, FL - Sarasota County is the, ""must see"" destination on Florida's Gulf Coast where visitors can customize their own unique vacation experience. Only 50 minutes south of Tampa International Airport, Sarasota provides a plethora of activities from relaxing on award winning Siesta Beach, to Zagat rated dining to the finest cultural and eco-tourism based activities. You'll experience it all here in Sarasota and leave with sand in your shoes and money in your pocket!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Sarasota-Bradenton include relaxation and dining / entertainment. Popular places to stay in Sarasota-Bradenton are hotels, motels and vacation rentals. Costs are relatively average. Enjoy gourmet / fine dining and casual dining restaurants.

Sarasota-Bradenton Weather: Jan-Mild Feb-Warm Mar-Warm Apr-Warm May-Hot Jun-Hot Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Hot Oct-Hot Nov-Warm Dec-Warm

Best Time To Go: Fall and summer

Best Hotel Deal in Sarasota-Bradenton, FL


Columbia Vacation IdeasColumbia, MO - Columbia is perfect for a getaway weekend. With plenty of lodging options and spectacular dining, cultural and shopping options, Columbia is a wonderful escape.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Columbia include dining / entertainment and recreation. Popular places to stay in Columbia are hotels, motels, cottages and bed & breakfasts. Costs are relatively cheap. Enjoy gourmet / fine dining and casual dining restaurants.

Columbia Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cool Apr-Mild May-Mild Jun-Warm Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Warm Oct-Mild Nov-Cool Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Fall and summer

Best Hotel Deal in Columbia, MO


Columbia Vacation IdeasColumbia, TN - Maury County has bed and breakfast locations in town and in the country that offer unique accommodations. In addition, we have well-known hotels/motels for those who prefer them. Throughout the county, there are locally owned restaurants offering very different meals from the chain restaurants. Unique shopping and antiquing opportunities are to be found here as well as some outdoor adventures sure to get your heart pumping. Visit our website for more information.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Columbia include sightseeing and adventure. Popular places to stay in Columbia are hotels, motels, cottages and bed & breakfasts. Costs are relatively below average. Enjoy casual dining and barbeque restaurants.

Columbia Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cool Mar-Cool Apr-Mild May-Warm Jun-Hot Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Warm Oct-Mild Nov-Cool Dec-Cool

Best Time To Go: Spring and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Columbia, TN


Hays Vacation IdeasHays, KS - A variety of attractions, activities, festivals and events, shopping and dining options are all available in Hays, Kansas. Although we are the German Capital of Kansas, there is such a diverse offering of things to see and do in our community that we are sure to have what you are looking for in a fun weekend getaway. From a world class museum at the Sternberg Museum, to inexpensive “explorer” type attractions and activities for the kids, you’ll have lots of options to jam pack into a weekend of fun in Hays.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Hays include sightseeing and family fun. Popular places to stay in Hays are hotels, motels, campgrounds, cabins and tents. Costs are relatively cheap. Enjoy fast food / takeout and casual dining restaurants.

Hays Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cool Apr-Mild May-Mild Jun-Hot Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Warm Oct-Mild Nov-Cool Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Hays, KS


Ft Lauderdale Vacation IdeasFt Lauderdale, FL - Your next getaway can be as awe-inspiring as miles of blue waterways, as inviting as soft golden sands and as soothing as gentle ocean breezes. If your next getaway is in Greater Fort Lauderdale, that is. Take a glance at our diverse hotels, arts and entertainment on Hollywood Beach and at Downtown Riverwalk in Fort Lauderdale, diving from Deerfield Beach to Hallandale Beach, a world of golf and more. The more you do, the more you’ll marvel. Feel the caress of nature at Butterfly World or get your heart pounding with thoroughbred racing at Gulfstream Park. Plan a spa day or a day cruise. And area museums invite you to explore acclaimed art, culture, science and history exhibits. Meanwhile world-class entertainment and gaming are well within reach. Every visit is a fresh taste of paradise, from the Blue Wave beaches to the yacht-filled waterways to the exotic Everglades. Enjoy a welcome change of pace in Greater Fort Lauderdale.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Ft Lauderdale include relaxation and sightseeing. Popular places to stay in Ft Lauderdale are resorts, hotels and motels. Costs are relatively average. Enjoy casual dining and gourmet / fine dining restaurants.

Ft Lauderdale Weather: Jan-Warm Feb-Warm Mar-Warm Apr-Warm May-Hot Jun-Hot Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Hot Oct-Hot Nov-Warm Dec-Warm

Best Time To Go: Winter and spring

Best Hotel Deal in Ft Lauderdale, FL


Kankakee Vacation IdeasKankakee, IL - Kankakee County offers affordable lodging, dining, and attractions for people to or through the Midwest. Contact us for additional FREE resources including brochures, maps, hotel information, and planning assistance.



What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Kankakee include Recreation and family fun. Popular places to stay in Kankakee are hotels, motels, campgrounds, cabins and tents. Costs are relatively cheap. Enjoy casual dining and fast food / takeout restaurants.

Kankakee Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cold Apr-Cool May-Mild Jun-Warm Jul-Warm Aug-Warm Sep-Warm Oct-Mild Nov-Cold Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Kankakee, IL












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