7 Budget-Friendly Spring Getaways

Wondering where to travel this spring? Our contributing writer shares seven budget-friendly destinations.
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3) Oakland, California

Just a few minutes away from San Francisco, is another hidden gem: Oakland, California. There are plenty of reasons to visit in the spring, whether you take a stroll around glittering Lake Merritt, hop on the sky tram at the Oakland Zoo or tour the historic Dunsmuir House and its gardens. This destination offers a perfect Northern California option with a city vibe.

Where to Stay: The Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham is the perfect getaway or “staycation” option for those who are on a budget, but want the most out of their stay. Rates as low as $149/night and it includes a complimentary buffet breakfast. For more information, visit:

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