Top Destinations For Weekend Travel

Top Destinations For Weekend Travel

Everyone wants to know a fun place to head out for a weekend getaway.  These Top Destinations For Weekend Travel are perfect for you to go alone, with your spouse or even with the kids to tag along.  There are tons of great reasons to choose these places for your next weekend getaway.

Top Destinations For Weekend Travel

Top Destinations For Weekend Travel

Chicago:  Nothing is as fun as the culture of the Windy City.  If you like great food, museums, interactive kids museums, plays, theater, and fashion Chicago is perfect.  You can get tips on how to have a weekend trip to Chicago on a budget. There are a multitude of free and frugal things to do, or if you have the budget for it even more fun places to visit and play in and around the city. Find over 50 things to do in Chicago for FREE! 

Las Vegas:  Gambling, music, showgirls, and of course food are the highlight of this city.  It is the perfect destination for weekend travel with the low rates on flights from nearly anywhere, as well as great hotel rates.  While the city is mostly geared toward adults, you can find plenty to do with kids that can make it a family-friendly vacation destination.

New York City:  The epitome of a great weekend of travel is going to the city that never sleeps.  Broadway, Off-Broadway, Central Park, The Statue of Liberty, and more are all part of the appeal of this city.  No matter what you see, you won’t be disappointed with a weekend in NYC.

Atlantic City:  If you are on the East coast Atlantic City offers the casino game you want, but with a fun atmosphere perfect for families to hang out.  This city is full of great food, entertainment, and fun that easily it’s into a budget.

Philadelphia:  This city is chock full of history and culture.  Visit historic national monuments or have a meal at one of many world-renowned restaurants including the famous cheesesteak sandwich locations.  Museums, kids interactive museums, historic landmarks, and even theater can all be perfect weekend events with your family.

San Diego:  San Diego is one of the most versatile cities in the states to visit.  With theme parks and family-friendly entertainment all over the place, it is perfect for families.  The art culture and food scene make it perfect for a romantic getaway, and of course, you can’t miss the beaches at every turn. Find several free things to do in the San Diego area! View our list of things to do in San Diego for inspiration.

Salt Lake City:  A great place to visit in the winter months if you prefer winter sports like skiing, Salt Lake City is a great destination in Utah to head for some fun times.  Summer months get a bit hot, but the area is full of great fun entertainment and family-friendly destinations.

Portland:  The Pacific Northwest is gorgeous, but Portland offers the best of culture you will ever find.  There are amazing musicians and artists at every corner.  The food scene is unlike anywhere with fusion from all over the world, and you can’t miss the diversity of the city or the arts and theater that abound. {this is on my bucket list}

St. Louis:  The heart of Missouri is a great place to visit for fun times with your family.  The center of the city isn’t just about the famous Arch, but also includes tons of free entertainment for the family.  The St. Louis Zoo is free every day, and the kid’s interactive museums and parks make this a wonderful frugal family destination.

Dallas:  Small town charm meets big-city culture in the heart of Texas.  Head to Dallas for fine dining, amusement parks, wine tastings and shopping that will make everyone in your family happy to be along for the ride. I just recently came back from Dallas on a 3-day trip. You can read about what to do in Dallas for 48 hours for ideas.

These are the top destinations for weekend travel that we have loved experiencing.  With destinations all over the map, you are sure to find something that easily fits into your budget and calendar.

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Top Destinations For Weekend Travel

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