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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!



Kearney Vacation IdeasKearney, NE - Kearney is filled with historical and cultural museums and family-friendly activities. Unique shopping venues are featured in downtown Kearney, "The Bricks" and at the Hilltop Mall. Tempt your pallet with an assortment of restaurants featuring local flare, international, national franchise and good ole Nebraska beef. Local wineries and breweries are a must see when you're looking to kick back and relax. Entertainment at its finest can be found in Central Nebraska. The Viaero Event Center hosts numerous concerts, events and performances all year round and is home to the Tri-City Storm, a USHL Hockey Team. The Merryman Performing Arts Center and the Kearney Community Theatre offer theatrical and musical entertainment.

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

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

Best Time To Go: Spring and summer

Best Hotel Deal in Kearney, NE


Plano Vacation IdeasPlano, TX - Plano is the perfect destination for those wanting to get away for some rest and relaxation. You will find a multitude of restaurants from Fine Dining to Fast Food, as well as, a variety of shopping opportunities to please the most discriminating tastes. If checking out the sights in Dallas is high on your priority list, leave the stress of driving behind by hopping aboard the DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) Light Rail and within minutes be delivered to your destination, safe and stress-free. Whatever you are looking for, Plano is the perfect place to stay!

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

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

Best Time To Go: Spring and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Plano, TX


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



Dalton Vacation IdeasDalton, GA - Dalton, Georgia - the "Carpet Capital of the World" is a great weekend getaway for the Civil War Buff, Train Buff, Shopper or Outdoor Adventurer. Located conveniently along I-75 at Exits 333 & 336 in North Georgia just 1 hour north of Metro Atlanta. We are also just a 2 or 3 hour drive from cities such as Nashville, Knoxville and Birmingham. If history is your passion, then come experience the "Gateway to Civil War Georgia". Take the civil war audio driving tour "War Comes to Dalton" that explains the Civil War Battles in and aroudn Dalton that were the opening moves for Sherman's Atlanta Campaign and eventual March to the Sea. If Railroads are your thing, Dalton has a variety of locations for you to view and experience trains. Dalton's railroad history goes back to 1847 with the arrival of the Western & Atlantic Railroad. Today you can visit the Dalton Freight Depot and Visitors Center and watch up to 50 trains a day come by on the parrallel tracks of the CSX and Norfolk Southern and cross on the "Dalton Diamond" - a diamond shaped crossing of the 2 railroads directly in front of our train viewing platform. You can also have lunch in the 1852 Western & Atlantic Depot home of the famous and wonderful Dalton Depot and Restaraunt. After lunch head to Tunnel Hill just north of Dalton and walk through the oldest railroad tunnel in the South. The Western & Atlantic Tunnel provides guided tours to visitors as you walk through the entire lenghth of this quarter mile long engineering wonder completed in 1850. If shopping is your idea of fun, then Dalton has a great combination of cute downtown shops and boutiques, outlet mall, traditional mall and literaly dozens of floor covering and carpet outlets can keep you busy looking for bargins all weekend. The mountains and streams around Dalton provide visitors with ample opportunities to get outdoors. The Rasin Woods Mountain Bike Trail as well as a map of dedicated bicycle paths throughout the area keep cyclists busy and there is the Pinhoti and Disney Trails for hiking. The city owned Nob North Golf Course is one the top rated public courses in the country. With dozens of great hotels and restaraunts located around Walnut Avenue and I-75 you can park your car and walk the sidewalks to your favorite spot. The Downtown Trolley provides free transportation from the hotel area to all of our unique shops and dinning locations in the historic downtown area.

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

Dalton 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: Summer and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Dalton, GA


Saint Robert Vacation IdeasSaint Robert, MO - Pulaski County Missouri offers an affordable vacation. Enjoy historical museums, or tour Route 66. Set sail in a canoe, kayak, raft or inner-tube and enjoy our gentle float trips along the Big Piney and Gasconade Rivers. Awesome goggle eye and cat fishing. Trophy trout fishing along the Roubidoux River. Cave diver certified? Dive Roubidoux Spring. Dine in a cave! Events held year round throughout our county, 4 day music festivals, fairs and festivals. Pulaski County is located in central Missouri, along Interstate 44 between exits 169 and 145, 2 hours west of the St. Louis area, just 45 minutes south of Lake of the Ozarks. You don't have to drive far to get-away, relax and unwind!

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

Saint Robert 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 Saint Robert, MO


Georgetown-Scott County Vacation IdeasGeorgetown-Scott County, KY - Georgetown/Scott County offers a small-town atmosphere, friendly people, and a rich history mixed with modern conveniences. The historic character of downtown Georgetown has been preserved offering one-of-a-kind shops and the charm of a bygone era. From canoeing/camping on the Elkhorn, visiting a local winery or distillery, taking a tour of the Toyota Manufacturing Factory, shopping in our antique stores, visiting a local orchard, or touring one of our many horse farms, there is something for the very young, the elderly, and all those in between.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Georgetown-Scott County include family fun and sightseeing. Popular places to stay in Georgetown-Scott County are hotels, motels, cottages and bed & breakfasts. Costs are relatively cheap. Enjoy casual dining and fast food / takeout restaurants.

Georgetown-Scott County Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cool Apr-Mild 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 Georgetown-Scott County, KY


Tupelo Vacation IdeasTupelo, MS - There's always something going on in Tupelo...festivals, concerts, competitions...it's all here. Plus, Tupelo is the birthplace of Elvis Presley and home to a number of unique attractions, quality hotels, yummy restaurants and so much more!

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

Tupelo Weather: Jan-Cool 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 Tupelo, MS


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

Best Hotel Deal in Columbia, TN


Lexington Vacation IdeasLexington, KY - Located within a day's drive of 2/3 of the population of the United States, Lexington's Bluegrass Region is easily accessible by it's central location on interstates 64 and 75. Filled with horses, history and hooch, the Bluegrass has something that will speak to you!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Lexington include sightseeing and family fun. Popular places to stay in Lexington are hotels, motels, campgrounds, cabins and tents. Costs are relatively below average. Enjoy casual dining and ethnic restaurants.

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

Best Time To Go: Fall and spring

Best Hotel Deal in Lexington, KY


Dover Vacation IdeasDover, DE - Tax free shopping, dining and entertainment; activities year-round, not just the summer months; free museums; free historic walking tours; lodging and eateries for any budget; plus, Delaware is the "drive to" destination within a two-hours' drive of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, northern NJ and Philly, plus only 4 hours from NYC, Richmond and Virginia Beach.

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

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

Best Time To Go: Summer and spring

Best Hotel Deal in Dover, DE












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