When spring arrives, it feels like everyone gets a new lease on life. This often leads to people wanting to get out and travel. If you’re on a budget and worried you can’t join in on the traveling festivities, you’re in luck. There are many affordable cities to visit in the spring across the US, and we list a few of them below.
Atlantic City, New Jersey
For those looking to party this spring, Atlantic City is an affordable and fun destination. With plenty of places to party and shop, you never have to worry about feeling bored. Then, if you want to enjoy the nice spring weather in between parties, you can. There’s a beautiful pier where you can relax, impressive lighthouses to visit, and walking tours that help you explore the city. Beaches, amusement parks, and memorials can also help you get outside and enjoy the beautiful spring weather.
People who love the outdoors will love Denver in the spring. Although most winter sports venues will close with the warmer temperatures, adventurous tourists can still enjoy stunning hiking trails and thrilling rock climbing opportunities. When you need a break from all the adrenaline, Denver also offers beautiful gardens, delicious eateries, fun festivals, and impressive musical opportunities. People who appreciate a good beer can enjoy themed bar crawls every Friday and Saturday in the spring. And people interested in other purchases can enjoy farmers markets in the lovely spring weather.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Spring in the South is beautiful, and there are few places more beautiful than New Orleans. While the area can get expensive around college spring break and Mardi Gras, it’s fairly affordable during the rest of the spring season. Visiting New Orleans on a budget isn’t difficult, especially since you can see and do so much just walking around. You can go on ghost tours, eat delicious pastries, and enjoy local festivals—all within a few blocks of each other. Those who want some extra activity can go kayaking or biking, and those wanting to learn about the history of the area can enjoy museums.
Many people travel to Tucson in the winter to avoid harsh, cold weather. However, you shouldn’t leave Tucson to the snowbirds. Spring in Tucson is beautiful, and visitors can enjoy the perfect hiking weather before summer temperatures rise. Wildlife and gorgeous fauna decorate the Tucson landscape, so anyone interested in nature will love coming in the spring. There are several museums you can explore as well, and if you go at the right time, you may even get to attend a festival or two.
Traveling is a great experience at any time of year, but especially during spring. Visiting these affordable US cities is a great way to get that fun experience and stay within your budget.