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How to Travel Economical Across USA

January 21, 2016 Nency Willims 1Comment

Travelling to the US is easy on a budget. There are numerous places to see, things to do and all within an affordable price range. You don’t need to break the bank to see some the perfect of what America has to offer.


Looking for hiking trails, skiing getaways and hot springs? Yellowstone National Park is situated in Wyoming, but it spreads into Montana and Idaho. Canyons, alpine rivers, and mud baths are the order of the day at the park, and it expands over 8, 000km. You can decide from a range of entrance prices and decide how you would like to explore the park. From a commercial sedan or on foot, there are various ways to take it all in and one pass lasts for seven days. The perfect part is that because of its (main) location of Wyoming hotels aren’t too expensive. The park attracts over 3 million visitors a year –and that’s probably thanks to the Rocky Mountain scenery too- it is certainly well worth it for those looking for affordable US travel.

New Orleans

If it’s culture, food and history that you’re after New Orleans might be exactly what you looking for. If you really want to save some money don’t visit in March, the world famous Mardi Gras does drive prices up quite significantly. From European-inspired architecture, to the smooth Jazz sounds, and mouth-watering food influenced by West Africa and the French is on your list of things to see and do then plan a trip to New Orleans. Don’t forget to ask for a shot of bourbon when you get there. Out of season offers reasonably priced hotels and accommodation, especially if you stay out of the French Quarter.


While the bright lights, glitzy outfits, and live performance shows all spell “expensive”, Las Vegas is actually a fantastic alternative for those travelling Las Vegas on a budget. What make’s Las Vegas budget friendly is that most places are within walking distance, and many hotels offer discount coupons for the attractions on offer. Depending on where you eat and the type of food you like, all you can eat buffet meals are relatively inexpensive. Plus, with the Grand Canyon not too far away Vegas seems like a good bet.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

With over 100 public golf courses, clean beaches and amusement parks galore, this South Carolina town is the perfect stop over destination for families. Myrtle Beache’s tourism board offers coupons for most attractions, including restaurants, and the aquarium. It is recommended that bookings are made during the winter months as it is much cheaper and a lot more laid back. One of the major attractions of Myrtle Beach is its delectable seafood which must be tried.

Santa Fe Albuquerque

New Mexico offers culture, art and delicious Mexican food. The Indian Market sees over 170 000 visitors per year is perfect for those looking for the perfect piece of art. In addition, you can catch North America’s longest aerial tram for only $20 which can take you to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum for just six bucks. Offering some of the perfect in B & B accommodation, culture and the perfect on the art scene, Santa Fe is a must.

Nency Willims

Nency Willims is a writer whose words are fueled by the inspiration she gains from her surroundings. She also loves cooking, dancing and most of all traveling. She is a regular contributor to many acclaimed travel magazines and blogs. When she is not writing or traveling, you can often find her meddling with her guitar.

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One thought on “How to Travel Economical Across USA

  1. Such a well-rounded list. I have never visited most of these places, so it is great to know they can be done on a budget!

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