Tips and tricks for budget travel within the USA, Europe, the Caribbean, the Philippines, California, or even just for a day at the beach with kids! Ideas for…
Need Disney on a budget? Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort offers fans a heavily themed value resort in what many call "Disney’s version of Motel 6". This honest review of Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort breaks down room size, accommodations and amenities along with transportation and preferred room. Is the discount cost worth potential issues with noise, bus transportation and cramped spaces? Read this review before booking a value hotel for your Florida vacation! (photo credits: Nasreen Stump).
10 Tips to Save Money at the Great Wolf Lodge. This can be a fun family holiday and with these smart ideas it can be on a budget! A fun vacation for families with kids of all ages. With our Great Wolf Lodge hacks low cost getaway can still be a great time!
Alexandria, Virginia a small town right outside metropolitan Washington, DC. It is ideal for a getaway with small kids where the big city can overwhelm. You can still take a day trip into DC to see all it has to offer, then stay at a less expensive hotel. This list of 21 freebies includes both indoor and outdoor activities for families, including a good mix of seasonal fun, historical learning and more. Search #Freein50States for all the great things to do on a budget across the US!
With its abundant green spaces and natural beauty, Portland, Oregon is a great place to spend time outside. Portland is so lush because it rains frequently, but there are ways to avoid getting wet - Our list of the best free things to do in Portland Oregon also includes indoor activities! Find out where to hike, waterfalls, seasonal festivals, guided tours and museums. (photo credit: DreamArtist)
Looking for free kid friendly things to do in Atlanta? Atlanta Georgia is one of the most affordable places to live in the country and it can be one of the most affordable places to visit too. There are many free kid friendly things to do including hiking trails, Olympic history, Presidential Library gardens, Martin Luther King Park National Historical Park and more! Search #Freein50States to read about all the budget travel tips for families across the US! (photo credit: Maria Smith)
The surrounding mountains give Asheville, North Carolina its natural beauty and great outdoor activities. There are so many free things to do in Asheville, NC with kids! This very walkable city in the South offers up free admission to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, urban trails and a biking greenway. Tips on where to find waterfalls, seasonal special events, live music and art shows for the family. Search #Freein50States for more budget travel in the US! (photo credit: Mark Howard)
Coeur d’Alene Idaho has water sports, budget ski resorts and family friendly bike trails. There's a wealth of free things to do for traveling families in Coeur d’Alene. Head to northwest Idaho for these fun things to do, including outdoor activities like hiking trails, national forest, and farmer's market. Explore Independence Point for swimming, free concerts, and a weekend wooden boat festival. (photo credit: Patrick Armstrong)
Oahu Hawaii is an affordable tropical destination that's ideal for families and honeymooners. With tons of things to do for free, travelers can explore the natural beauty of the island and enjoy its free activities. Tips on beaches with free parking, historical and cultural sites, concerts. and museums. Lots of outdoor events and natural wonders to explore on this beautiful island! There's even a place to watch a free hula show! Search HAWAII for more travel tips. (photo credit: Kamchatka)
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The Ultimate Guide to Scoring a luxury New York Vacation on a budget! Taking a New York Vacation sometime soon? Click for your insider guide on how to stay at 4&5 star luxury properties in NYC on the cheap! #budgettravel #newyorkcity #NYC #travelUSA #unitedstates #travelhacking #newyorkguide #manhattan #newyorktraveltips #nycguide
Ready to book a flight on a Southwest plane? Between the no change or baggage fees, open seating, and family boarding, they’re more than just a way to get cheap flights. Understand the differences before booking with this guide to everything you need to know about flying Southwest Airlines. Get the tips on what's great (and not so great) about traveling with Southwest. Complete details on rewards program, luggage and what you should always bring with you! (photo credit: Sarah Gilliland)
Hawaii can be an expensive travel destination but there are actually lots of free things to explore in this beautiful island state! On the island of Maui’s northwest side there lies a 3 mile stretch of pristine beach. Kaanapali Beach abounds with free things to do in Maui both in and out of the water. The resort area that surrounds it was the first planned resort in Hawaii and offers free Ka’anapali things to do for all ages. (photo credit: Nasreen Stump) #Freein50States #Hawaii #BudgetTravel
Plans can go awry sometimes, especially when flights are delays. If your plane is delayed for any reason, these are the top FAQ items you need to know before you travel! This guide will tell you what to ask for, finding fault what you should be offered by the airline, and how to get paid automatically when there is a flight delay. Includes rules for the major airlines — called the “Contract of Carriage” — and their contact information. (photo credits: top-Cindy Richards,
Instead of paying to stay at an established campground, here's how to enjoy a cost-free camping experience. Boondocking is a free way to camp in a motor home or RV and there are locations all over the US! Here’s what you need to know before you try RV boondocking for the first time. Tips on where to go "dry camping" including local sites to boondock, basic camping rules and etiquette and other tips on how make wild camping convenient and comfortable. (photo credit: Silvana Clark)
This capital city of Arkansas, Little Rock is also the large city in the state, offering lots of outdoor activities. This mix of free attractions along the river includes museums, national historic landmarks and American Civil Rights history. 14 great places to tour with kids in Little Rock on a budget including parks, libraries, Civil War history and other free locations to tour with the family. #Freein50States #Arkansas #LittleRock (photo credit: Michael Dean Shelton)
An easy drive from Atlanta or Tallahassee, Albany GA is worth adding to a southeast US road trip. Families will enjoy the free activities including a beautiful park along the Flint River, kid-friendly art museum and Ray Charles Plaza, which celebrates this birthplace of the legendary American singer and composer. Details on free indoor and outdoor locations in Albany Georgia with additional suggestions for family activities and best places to stay nearby. #TMOM #Freein50States #FamilyTravel
Considering camping for the first time? Whether you're a camping newbie or you've pitched a tent before, these essential camping tips and the free packing list printable come in handy! Advice on selecting a family-friendly campground, choosing the right type of shelter, tents vs. cabins vs. RV. Ideas for meal planning, staying safe in the woods and how to plan for the unexpected including inclement weather. If "glamping" is more your style, there's tips for that too! (photo credit: Kathy Penney)
Dubbed the pearl button capital of the world, Muscatine County, Iowa is located along the Mississippi River. Muscatine is Iowa’s largest city, about 35 miles from Iowa City. Muscatine offers kid-friendly art galleries, wildlife areas, golf courses and national historic sites. Families will find several free activities, both indoors and outdoors in Muscatine, Iowa along with tips for low cost entertainment in the area. (photo credit: Steve Crile)