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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


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

Free Visitor Guide: Maury County Visitors Guide

Best Hotel Deal in Columbia, TN


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 below 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


Reading Vacation IdeasReading, PA - Plan a getaway to Reading, PA and the surrounding area. Berks County has plenty of fascinating historic and cultural activities, but there are auto races, sports, arcades, caves to explore, and plenty of other things that will keep everyone in the family happy.

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

Reading 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: Spring and summer

Best Hotel Deal in Reading, PA


Wilmington Vacation IdeasWilmington, DE - Dubbed America's Loire Valley by Southern Living Magazine, the Greater Wilmington Area is steeped in history and beauty. It boasts grand mansions and glorious gardens whose ranks include Wintherthur, Longwood and Nemours. USA Today describes Henry Francis du Pont's Winterthur as one of the country's "...ten great places of historic proportions". Tour the 175-room mansion and admire the unparalled collection of American Decorative Arts on display. Take a tram ride through the surrounding grounds which are the embodiment of naturalistic design. Longwood Gardens is Pierre Samuel du Pont's horticultural extravaganza with over 1000 acres of outdoor gardens and 4 acres of gardens under glass in the Conservatory. Commissioned in 1909 by Alfred I. du Pont and built in the style of a grand Louis XVI chateau, Nemours if open for guided tours. The mansion itself is a breathtaking work of art filled with antiques, fine paintings, tapestries and chandeliers as well as surprises like a indoor bowling alley. Outside, the grounds are filled with incredible sculptures like Houdon's Statue of Achievement and a mix of woodland and formal French gardens reputed to be the finest in North America. Meanwhile, Greater Wilmington offers an array of museums that run the gamut. The Brandywine River Museum features works by three generations of the Wyeth Family including the recently deceased Andrew Wyeth. The Delaware Art Museum is celebrating its 100th anniversary and has an outstanding collection of American Illustration as well as the largest collection of Pre-Raphaelite Art outside the British Isles. Blue Ball Barn, which once supplied the dairy needs of the Nemours Estate, has been remodeled and now houses Delaware's Folk Art Collection. The Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts in Wilmington's Riverfront presents 30 changing exhibits annually of regional and national importance and also provides studio space for 28 artists. There's much to do and see in Greater Wilmington--and it's all so close!

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

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

Best Time To Go: Spring and winter

Best Hotel Deal in Wilmington, DE


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


Biloxi Vacation IdeasBiloxi, MS - Mississippi Gulf Coast is the perfect choice for a getaway. The Gulf Coast is a budget friendly, family friendly, and all around friendly place to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of home! Whether you are looking to play golf, go fishing, spend time in one of the eleven casinos, or just relax, there is something for everyone and every budget!

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

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

Best Time To Go: Summer and spring

Best Hotel Deal in Biloxi, MS










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