7 Budget-Friendly Spring Getaways

Wondering where to travel this spring? Our contributing writer shares seven budget-friendly destinations.
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Atlanta Aquarium

2) Atlanta, Georgia

Formerly known as “Hotlanta,” the “A” has a lot of free or inexpensive activities to make your experience affordable. If you’re an East-coaster, you can also save on travel by road-tripping instead of flying. If you want the true tourist experience, the city is home to the world’s most famous soda and largest aquarium, vibrant nightlife and rich Southern history. The expansive city offers many free attractions and museums, but the best of Atlanta is often hidden away in neighborhoods that can be enjoyed for little to no cost.

Where to Stay: Finding an affordable hotel room in Atlanta isn’t difficult unless there is a major event in town. The Georgian Terrace provides a good price to efficiency ratio. For travel beginning in late April, rates are as low as $98 per night. Use promo code Stay2 to save an extra 10 percent off booking at Or if you’d like to stay in the posh Buckhead area for moderately cheap price, your best option is the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center. Rates start at $109 per night for travel this spring. To book visit

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