Here’s the third, and final installment of our epic three-week summer vacation to California and back.
Hotels can take a big bite out of your vacation budget, and that’s a shame because they’re usually the least memorable part of your trip. Book some of these cheap and unusual places to stay, so you can afford to do more and stay gone for longer.
Renting an RV could cost you a couple thousand dollars a week, or it could cost you nothing at all. If you’re thinking about renting one for your next vacation, be sure to read this article before you book anything.
Have a kid that’s obsessed with trains, or just like to stay in unique places when you travel? Here are a bunch of places where you can stay in a caboose or boxcar for as little as $75 a night.
Packing for a trip is never fun, and neither is discovering that you left something important at home. So, I created a free trip pack list to make the packing experience less painful. It lists 124 commonly packed items, and includes room for you to add your own. Use it to get your next trip started off on the right foot.
This summer we took a 12-night road trip up the East Coast. Here’s where we went:
Day 1 and 2 Colonial Williamsburg
Day 3 Busch Gardens, Williamsburg
Day 4 and 5 New York City
Day 6 and 7 Boston
Day 8 and 9 Kennebunkport, Maine
Day 10 Philadelphia
Day 11 and 12 Washington, D.C.
That’s a pretty long trip, and it included stops in several high-cost-of-living areas. So, how did we keep costs down? The same way we always do. Here are some of our tricks.