Best and Cheap Vacations in the U.S.

The United States of America is home to the most beautiful and best holiday destinations that offer many adventurous and fun activities at low and reasonable prices. Traveling with a fixed budget In the USA is highly possible. The most affordable and cheapest places to visit in the U.S. are mainly cities, simply because of the diverse options. Listed below are a few of the adventurous and most inexpensive cities of the United States of America that you should add to your 2021 travel list. We’ve listed some of the affordable cities along with free and cheap activities in each city.

Best and Cheap Vacations in the U.S. 

  1. Albuquerque, New Mexico:

This is the largest city that offers beautiful historical sites, represents culture, and has many kid-friendly parks and areas, making it a perfect tourist destination for all age groups. The historical section present in this city is from 1709 with beautiful adobe buildings made in Pueblo-Spanish style, with varieties of stores and shops, art galleries and museums, and many restaurants and cafes offering delicious food. Some of the cheap and free things to experience in Albuquerque:

  • The Balloon Festival in October
  • Visit the Sandia Peak Tramway, and this place has a lovely natural view
  • Visit and explore around Petroglyph National Monument
  • Drive onto the historic Route 66 for some fun
  • Explore the beautiful Old Town and buy some craft items from local shops
  • Enjoy wine tastings
  • Enjoy the bar hop at Brewery District
  1. Augustine, Florida:

St. Augustine is the oldest city in the U.S. continent. It was founded in the year 1565. The historic city offers various activities that provide immense knowledge and bring ancient history to life. While visiting the Pirate and Treasure Museum, one can learn a lot about colonial American and pirates’ history via interactive and educational exhibits. At the beautiful Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, one can learn a lot about the city’s roots and can also feed beautiful peacocks around the properties. The city has many beaches fronting the vast Atlantic Ocean. Listed below are some of the cheap and free things to experience in this beautiful city:

  • Visit Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest fort of America.
  • Visit the ancient old jail
  • Spend some time and explore the Old City
  • Visit the St. Augustine Beach
  • Experience the lovely view of nature at the Anastasia State Park
  • Learn about American colonial history at the Fountain Park
  1. San Antonia, Texas:

San Antonia is one the most beautiful historic city of Texas, it was ranked in 21st position by U.S. News and World as the best holiday destination for a family in the United States. The Spanish Colonial Mission is one of the 7 UNESCO world heritage sites. The city offers wide range of historic Alamo, where one can experience and learn a lot about 19th century American history. Apart from that, San Antonia Zoo and few nearby theme parks where you can see beautiful outdoor adventures. River Walk and Alamo are the most visited places. They are covered with various stores and shops where you can shop many local items, multiple restaurants, and cafes with delicious and fantastic food. Then comes many layers of historical sites to explore. If you visit San Antonia during summers, you must be aware as the temperature can reach 100 degrees. Listed below are some of the cheap and free things to experience in San Antonia:

  • Visit River Walk and Alamo
  • Explore along the streets of the famous River Walk
  • Experience the real adventure at Six Flags
  • Visit the fantastic Tamales Festival
  • Make sure to enjoy the safari at Natural Wildlife Ranch
  • Go on a Picnic at the Brackenridge Park
  • Experience the lush and beautiful Japanese Gardens
  • Visit and explore the ancient San Jose Mission
  • Explore around the National Historical Park
  • Visit the Bridge Caverns
  1. Williamsburg, Virginia:

While traveling to Williamsburg and the city’s historic areas, visitors and tourists can feel themselves transport it back to American Colonial times. As people are dressed in the costume of the 18th century, buggies and horses trudging by, and the historical reenactment all over the years, travelers and visitors get a hint of what life was like back in Americans decided on establishing are an independent nation. Apart from that, you can also visit American Revolution Museum in Yorktown. The Museum has beautiful galleries of artifacts with interactive exhibits. The 383 acre of Busch gardens is a lovely theme park that offers various rides for little ones, such as water slides and roller coasters, along with delicious food and music. Listed below are some of the cheap and free things to experience in Williamsburg:

  • Visit Jamestown Ferry
  • Explore Williamsburg historic colonial
  • Drive through the Colonial Scenic Parkway
  • Explore Army’s Transportation Museum
  • Watch an outdoor movie for free
  • Visit the veteran’s park
  • Visit the Casemate Museum to learn about Fort Monroe
  1. Raleigh, North Carolina:

Raleigh is the state capital and is also one of the cities and Chapel Hill and Durham for the Research Triangle Park. The park is very popularly known for research universities, and the town also offers major educational spots focusing on the kids that are not old enough for university yet. The city is an ideal destination for families because of the Marbles Kids Museum. This Museum offers a great variety of interactive, imaginative exhibits with age-appropriate measures, and there are various hands-on activities such as creating art and playing fireman. Apart from Marbles Kids Museum, the North Carolina Museum is also quite famous. You can experience multiple outdoor activities and adventures, such as a ride on a paddle boat or take a train or carousel to Pullen Park. Is it below are some of the cheap and free things that you should experience in Raleigh:

  • Visit the Bass Lake Park
  • Visit Cary Heritage Museum
  • Explore the City Market
  • Visit the City of Raleigh Museum
  • Explore the Knightdale Environmental Educational Park
  • Visit Lake Benson Park and Lark Johnson Park
  • Visit Harley Drag Racing Museum
  • Visit Pullen Park
  • Explore the Raleigh Rose Garden


With so much to travel and see in a vast country like America, it can be not easy to know from where to start when it comes to planning a trip. America has many world-class cities, some of them are known for the history and some are known for the glamour of fun. The best towns or places to visit in the USA depends on personal interest. Fortunately, the United States offers various vacation spots and an ample amount of activities at a reasonable cost. This article provides the top 5 best and cheap destinations in the USA.