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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 below 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


Coastal Vacation IdeasCoastal, VA - There are an abundance of museums to enjoy including The Mariners' Museum, Virginia Living Museum, and U.S. Army Transportation Museum, all located in Newport News. In Hampton, visit Fort Monroe, "Freedom's Fort", Hampton University, and Virginia Air & Space Center. Portsmouth is the place to find: Naval Shipyard Museum, Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, Children's Museum of Virginia.

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

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

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Coastal, VA



Tucson Vacation IdeasTucson, AZ - There is plenty to do in Tucson for a getaway weekend. Start the day with a hike and end the day in our new downtown area full of new restaurants, bar and entertainment venues.

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

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

Best Time To Go: Winter and spring

Best Hotel Deal in Tucson, AZ


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

Free Visitor Guide: Albany Visitors Guide

Best Hotel Deal in Albany, NY


Holland Vacation IdeasHolland, MI - Holland's attractions are great in any season! Make sure you visit www.holland.org to find out more about our activities, but families and couples will find lots to do- exploring the downtown, which has great shopping and the New Holland Brewing Company, CityFlats Hotel and the Holland Museum.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Holland include sightseeing and recreation. Popular places to stay in Holland are hotels, motels, campgrounds, cabins and tents. Costs are relatively below average. Enjoy casual dining and gourmet / fine dining restaurants.

Holland 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 spring

Best Hotel Deal in Holland, MI


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


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


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 cheap. 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

Free Visitor Guide: Maury County Visitors Guide

Best Hotel Deal in Columbia, TN


Mesa Vacation IdeasMesa, AZ - Mesa's beautiful climate makes it the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors. With more than 300 days of sunshine every year, our weather will put a smile on your face as you explore the beauty of the Sonoran Desert's unique environment. Sunny days also mean golf is a year round sport in Mesa, and rugged mountains and blue skies make our courses some of the most scenic in the country. Mesa has all there is to offer: a warm, welcoming environment, a rich cultural background, wonderful people and endless possibilities. Visit Mesa and see for yourself!

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

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

Best Time To Go: Winter and spring

Free Visitor Guide: Mesa Visitors Guide

Best Hotel Deal in Mesa, AZ












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