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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 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


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 below average. 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



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 below average. 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 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


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


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 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


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


Chapel Hill Vacation IdeasChapel Hill, NC - Five-star stays, bed & breakfasts, championship golf, cycling and hiking trails, sites on the NC Birding Trail, an NC scenic byway,14,000 acres of water, wineries, "big cat" sanctuary, food tours, three rivers, and more!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Chapel Hill include Recreation and relaxation. Popular places to stay in Chapel Hill are cottages, bed & breakfasts, hotels and motels. Costs are relatively average. Enjoy casual dining and barbeque restaurants.

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

Best Time To Go: Fall and spring

Best Hotel Deal in Chapel Hill, NC












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