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5 Cheap Summer Vacations

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By Bob Levin on June 27th, 2011

Categories: The Travel Debunker

Everyone needs a break from their mundane routine and taking a break does not have to be expensive. Be it a family vacation trip, a couples or a singles trip, there are numerous vacation possibilities out there which can provide you with refreshing and memorable vacation experience without adding to your financial stress. What is the point of the vacation if you are going to be burdened with thought and guilt of spending a lot of money after you are back home? Therefore, below are some of the most popular low-budget summer vacation ideas:

  • All-inclusive vacation country clubs: There are various country clubs which offer vacation packages which include food, drinks and room service. Such all-inclusive vacation packages usually cost around $120 per person and come with additional free facilities such as free golfing or swimming. For children, most country clubs have free play areas such as Water Park.
  • Camping: The perfect way to refresh your soul and get away from the busy city life is by going off to a near-by remote forest or lake-side area and camping for few days. It is the ultimate bonding experience for families or couples and an opportunity to enjoy and get back to nature. All you need is a tent, which can be rented if you do not own one, some food items, and appliances lying around at home.
  • Beach Vacation: Instead of taking expensive flights to Hawaii or Australia to have a beach vacation, there are numerous possibilities which allows for the same kind of experience. There are beautiful local beaches that can be visited at considerably low prices which offer endless possibilities like beach-side parties, bon-fire and beach side barbeque to mention a few. There are many hotels near the beaches which are affordable and also offer amazing beach-side view which is refreshing. The average mid-range cost per person would be $200 including the accommodation and food expenses.
  • Resort House Vacation: During vacation period, some individuals rent out their resort houses for interested people. Usually these resort houses are located in remote locations which are near to nature like forests and lakes thus also provides a perfect opportunity to explore the natural environment. Such a vacation is ideal for people who love hiking or fishing. The rent is negotiable and affordable and often highly discounted especially during vacation period.
  • Road-Trip: For families and friends who are in search for the best way to spend their summer vacation at low cost, taking a road-trip could be the ideal option. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on going to another country to be away from home, spending a portion of that amount to explore local areas could lead to some of the most memorable vacation experiences. Theme parks and amusement parks can be visited on the way for children to enjoy while adults can visit popular vineyard for some wine-tasting, the possibilities are endless. Such vacations are comparatively more flexible and less stressful.

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