Best Affordable Destinations In The US

When settling on travel destination most people tend to overlook the United States as it’s consider to be very expensive. Some of the most popular tourism destinations in the US are usually expensive but this does not hold for all the destinations. Some of the best places to visit in the US on a budget are discussed below showing their main attractions and activities to be found in these destinations.

The Yellowstone National Park

The park is home to many species of mammals including bears, moose and wolves. It also includes many hiking tracks for those not content to sightseeing only. This are however not the park’s main attractions. The parks attractions are listed below.

Old Faithful Geyser

The geyser erupts after at most one and a half hours with jets reaching up to an average of 40 meters. Visitors can choose to watch the geyser from the perimeter around it or choose to hike to the observation point which gives one a bird’s eye view of the geyser and the whole basin where it is located.

Grand Prismatic Spring

The most fascinating feature of this spring is the rainbow colors of its waters. The spring’s water range from deep red and different shades of yellow and orange. The colors are caused by pigmented bacteria with the different colors resulting from the different temperature of the spring’s waters.

Hayden Valley

For those who are interested in the park’s wildlife, this is the best place to do so. The valley’s floor is covered in lush grass which attracts a wide range of animals including bison and elks.

The park has many accommodation locations ranging from hotels to lodges, this therefore ensures that one can find a place to stay that fits into their budget. The park also ensures that one tour can satisfy different people and is therefore convenient for families.

Washington D.C

For those interested in the history and culture of the US Washington D.C is the place for you to visit. The city boasts of many museums and many historical sites that tell the history of the US.

Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial not only contains the statue of Lincoln but also contains some of his speeches on the walls of the memorial. The building’s architecture is also an attraction to history and art lovers. Entry to the memorial is free and it is open for 24 hours a day.

National Air and Space Museum

The museum contains some of the most celebrated aircrafts in the country’s history. It also includes a flight simulator and numerous gift shops. Entry to the museum is free although some activities such as Planetarium and IMAX movie tickets attract a small fee.

Although getting affordable accommodation may be tough those who book early can be assured of getting hotels that will fit into their budgets.

The best way to make sure that the tour fits into your budget is to start planning early for ESTA and enjoy your holiday.

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