Canada – Scott and Yanling are travel experts who have dedicated their time, resources, and energy to creating the perfect tourist experience for visitors. With a primary focus on the North American market, they are introducing many Canadians to the beauty of states and cities in the United States while helping them explore various budget-friendly travel options with rich experiences and great memories, all without the burden of financial stress.
Having been in the travel industry for years, the duo has further researched the cost of an average weekend getaway in 50 of the most populous and fun US Cities to help travel enthusiasts weigh their options and budget. The recent data collected revealed interesting insights that can help tourists and vacation planners expand their options and plan better for their US-bound trips.
Summarizing the key findings, vacation lovers will be impressed to know that Wichita in Kansas ($519) and Boston in Massachusetts ($1,401) are the least expensive and most expensive US cities, respectively, for a weekend getaway. $901.6 is the average cost for a weekend getaway in the United States.
Scott and Yanling revealed that despite the average cost of a weekend getaway being $901.6 in the United States, tourists can explore over 24 budget-friendly cities, which fall under the average cost. With Wichita in Kansas being the most affordable at $519 per weekend, other cities like Tulsa, Oklahoma ($606 per weekend), Fresno, California ($661 per weekend), and Memphis, Tennessee ($671 per weekend), are also viable options under $700.
Vacationers and tourists with a budget over $700 and under $800 can explore fun and exciting cities like Columbus, Ohio ($708); Indianapolis, Indiana ($732); El Paso, Texas ($754); Louisville, Kentucky ($761); Las Vegas, Nevada ($762); San Antonio, Texas ($766); Albuquerque, New Mexico ($772); Bakersfield, California ($773); and Jacksonville, Florida ($783).
Scott and Yanling’s research into affordable weekend getaway spots and cities in the United States also covers the common questions around accommodation and meals. Their data suggests that Wichita offers tourists and vacationers a chance to explore the sights and sounds at a budget-friendly price of $21 for theater performances and $4 for a pint of drink. Tourists will also have access to various affordable hotel options, public transportation connecting major areas, and a reasonably priced dining experience based on preferences.
Other budget-friendly cities like Fresno, CA and Memphis, TN allow visitors to explore local tourist areas like Chaffee Zoo and County Blossom trail in Fresno or the vibrant music scene and music history in Memphis with a budget-friendly three-course meal for as low as $30 per person.
The top of the ladder, cost-wise, is occupied by cities like Boston in Massachusetts, New York City, and San Diego in California. Costing over $1,000 per weekend, these areas offer an assortment of top-of-the-line fun activities, although at a slightly steeper price.
Scott and Yanling revealed that visiting cities like San Francisco, California ($1,206); Seattle, Washington ($1,153); Denver, Colorado ($1,106); Long Beach, California ($1,099); Washington, District of Columbia ($1,096); Los Angeles, California ($1,070); Chicago, in Illinois ($1,070); Dallas, Texas ($1,045); and Tampa, Florida ($1,012), all cost at least $1,000 for a weekend of fun and memories.
Scott Sidders, representing the company, shared that there are several US City options to choose from for fun, activities, and memories based on budget. He added that they are committed to exploring the travel world to its fullest while bringing informative and helpful resources that help tourists shape their experience while staying within set budgets.
Scott and Yanling continue to provide in-depth, well-researched, and helpful travel content to readers. Visit their website for more information, or send an email to [email protected] to get in touch with the team.
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