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Cheap Vacation Spots – 4 Super Cheap Locations

November 20, 2011

Cheap Vacation Spots

Cheap Vacation Spots

Las Vegas, NV

One of the cheapest vacation spots of all time is the famous Las Vegas,  where you can get excellent deals as the cities main goal is to make their money off you through the casinos. But if you are not a big time gambler, or gamble in moderation, you can get an excellent deal on a hotel or resort, which most all of these places have cheap buffets, and enjoy the great attractions of Vegas, like the world renowned shows like Blue Man Group, Cirque Du Soleil Absinthe at Ceasers Palace with comedy and acrobatic acts, Phantom of the Opera, The Beatles “LOVE” at the Mirage and so many more. Other great activities that this cheap vaction spot can yeild are; The Atomic Testing Museum, The Stratosphere which is the tallest building in all of Vegas with a rollercoaster and a human sling shot on top, bus rides showing the sites for as low as 5 dollars, The Pinball Hall of Fame, eat lunch at the epic Hard Rock Hotel and if you are a dare devil there is swimming with the sharks at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino. If gambiling is your main priority, you can still keep it cheap by visiting the Sahara or Palms and Gold Coasts for nickel slots!

Can Cun

Considering that the US dollar value is much higher then the dollar value of the currency they use in Can Cun, you can get deals on pretty much everything. For example, luxury hotels can be found at 60 dollars per night at this cheap vacation spot. There is something to do for everyone here, which some of the best parts about can cun that are price effective are; Bonanza Ranch offering horseback riding, Ultramar for ferry rides that take passengers to both the islands of Isla Mujeres and Cozumel, Iberostar Golf Course, Dolphinaries where you can swim with the dolphins, the El Rey Ruins, the Wet N Wild Water Park, parasailing or a floating disco on the ship from Barco Pirates Night. If you are willing to spen a little more, it is highly suggested to check out Exotic Rides Mexico, where you can test drive exotic cars for multiple laps, like Ferrari’s and Lamborghinis along with the Audi R8 (Iron Man Car) among many others, talk about an adrenalin rush!

Huntington Beach, CA

Huntington Beach is an awesome option to consider when looking for cheap vacation spots as it is just far enough away from the more expensive Orange County cities like New Port Beach and Laguna Beach. Rooms can be rented in the very low 100′s, and you are just a drive away from attractions like Magic Mountain and Disney Land as well as baseball stadiums for the Dodgers and Angels. Huntington has a great peir that offers fishing and it’s own Ruby’s Restaurant offering some of the best burgers and milkshakes around, all while overlooking the ocean and sunset. The town itself consists of 8 miles of pure oceanfront scenary, great for walks, visiting beachfront shops and botiques, the Mahalo Surf School for surf lessons, Huntington Central Park, Shipley Nature Center with nature trails, the International Surf Museum, the Sunset Gondola, Huntington Beach Art Center, Meadowlark Golf Course, bike rentals and more.

South Padre Island, TX

Located beachfront overlooking the Gulf of Mexioc, South Padre Island is another great option when it comes to cheap vacation spots. Some fun and cheap ideas that you can consider adding to your vacation itinerary can include; Aire Padre Kiteboarding, The Laguna Madre Nature Trail, The Dolphin Research & Sea Life Center, Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, fishing off the Queen Isabela State Fishing Pier and horseback riding on the beach at HORSES on the BEACH. The only thing to remember out this cheap vacation spot is to avoid it at all costs during Spring Break as this is when most of the tourists visit, anytime before or after that, you are pretty much gauranteed awesome prices.

Tips For More Savings On Cheap Vacation Spots

No matter which cheap vacation location you end up choosing, you can use some of these tips to get an even better deal:

  • Search form promotion codes online for both the hotel you want to stay at as well as the activities you are looking to do when you get there.
  • Call the hotel and check what kind of deals they are offering.
  • Book way in advance, like a minimum of 6 months of more.
  • Try to find a place that is all inclusive.
  • Consider taking the train to avoid high prices of gas or flight prices.