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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 . 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


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

Free Visitor Guide: Georgetown/Scott County "A Kentucky Treasure" Brochure

Best Hotel Deal in Georgetown-Scott County, KY


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 . 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 . 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


Seacoast Vacation IdeasSeacoast, NH - With plenty of lodging, outdoor activities, cultural attractions, historic sites and restaurants to choose from, any weekend at the NH seacoast is a great getaway. Whether it's the beach you like, or the cobblestone streets, history of Strawberry Banke and charming shops of downtown Portsmouth, it will take more than one weekend to see everything the seacoast region has to offer.

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

Seacoast 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 Seacoast, NH


Monadnock Vacation IdeasMonadnock, NH - Find romantic B&B's, inns, hotels and lodging throughout the Monadnock Region. Come for weekend getaways that are perfect for the outdoors lover and/or the antiques lover. Lose yourself in the mountain views, visit the parks, enjoy the lakes and ski the mountains.

Whether you are up for a scenic drive around the Monadnock Region Loop, or enjoy culture, recreation, music, and great food, you'll find everything you like during an getaway weekend to this beautiful region. Every season is charming in this New England neck of the woods.

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

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

Best Time To Go: Fall and summer

Best Hotel Deal in Monadnock, NH


Merrillville Vacation IdeasMerrillville, IN - The greater Merrillville area is the perfect spot for a weekend getaway. The most popular attraction is The Indiana Dunes, which has been named the top hiking destination in Indiana and one of the Top 5 beaches in the nation. Indiana Dunes Country is also home to great museums, a buffalo farm that offers tours, a shop where major league baseball bats are made, as well as wonderful restaurants and shops.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Merrillville include Recreation and family fun. Popular places to stay in Merrillville are hotels, motels, cottages and bed & breakfasts. Costs are relatively cheap. Enjoy gourmet / fine dining and ethnic restaurants.

Merrillville 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: Summer and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Merrillville, IN


Finger Lakes Vacation IdeasFinger Lakes, NY - Corning & the Southern Finger Lakes is best known for glass art, spectacular scenery, and award-winning wines. Savor award winning wines and microbrews along Keuka Lake, and enjoy the scenery along miles of hiking trails and while cruising our country byways. Be inspired by the creations of our local artists.

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

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

Best Time To Go: Fall and spring

Free Visitor Guide: Hot Glass! Cool Lakes! Superb Wine!

Best Hotel Deal in Finger Lakes, NY


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 . 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 . 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










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