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It’s finally summertime and all college students are probably planning their summer trips right now. Travelling is no doubt the best way to forget about all those stressful days at college and finally relax. However, only a few students have enough money to visit all the cool places they want. To help students on a tight budget, the Typical Student team came up with 7 affordable travel destinations in the USA, so check our list and plan your trip!
#1 The Grand Canyon
This magnificent mother nature’s creation is something one must see at least once in their life. Luckily, a road trip to the Grand Canyon shouldn’t be expensive at all, especially for those who live around this area. In order to enter the park, you have to buy a weekly pass for your vehicle for $30. Besides, the campground will cost you from $12 to $50 per night, which actually is not much. In general, a budget trip to the Grand Canyon is quite possible.
#2 Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City is another affordable and great option for college students. Admission to Great Salt Lake State Park will cost you just $3, which is more than affordable. Moreover, you can also visit The Utah Museum of Fine Arts and the Hogle Zoo, which are definitely worth seeing. Those of you have a little bit more money can head to the ski resorts in the surrounding area, where an adult lift ticket costs just $39.
#3 San Diego, CA
San Diego is definitely worth seeing at least once in your life. Besides, a trip to this city won’t cost you much. For instance, a night in a hotel there costs only $30. Among the most popular San Diego attractions are Pacific Beach, San Diego Harbor Excursion, LEGOLAND, the San Diego Zoo, and Sea World. So why not San Diego?
#4 Atlanta, GA
Atlanta is a gorgeous city that can offer lots of budget attractions for college students. In fact, among those attractions are hiking in the Appalachians, Centennial Olympic Park, the Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, and the Fernbank Science Center. On average, a night in a hotel costs $70, which makes Atlanta an affordable option for college students.
#5 Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia is another great city each college student has to visit. Besides, it’s a rather affordable travel destination too, since a hotel room on average costs about $130 per night. Among the attractions, Philly can offer to college students are National Constitution Center, Reading Terminal Market, and Independence Hall.
#6 Houston, TX
Houston as well is a pretty cool affordable option for college students. The cheapest hotel room in this city will cost you only $40. And of course, Houston has lots of attractions such as The Menil Collection, Art Car Museum, the Lawndale Art Center, the Holocaust Museum Houston, and the Rothko Chapel. As you can see, there are a lot of things to do in Houston.
#7 Memphis, TN
Memphis is the last city in our list, but certainly not the least. The average cost of a night in a hotel in this city is about $30 per person, so a college student can definitely afford it. Among this city’s cool attractions are, Memphis Zoo, Mud Island River Park, and Graceland. So do not underestimate Memphis and check it out this summer!
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