The Most Fun and Affordable Destinations for Memorial Day Weekend


The official start to the summer—otherwise known as Memorial Day weekend—means it's time for rosé, barbecues, sand, sun, and travel. Whether you prefer to spend the time-honored tradition at the beach or in the backyard, now is the perfect time to gather up your friends and make plans. If budget is a factor, fret not. There are plenty of affordable destinations you can travel to for the first real weekend of summer.

In honor of its 20th anniversary, Priceline is launching 20 days of deals with the goal of saving travelers a grand total of $50 million in time for the summer season. The travel company also analyzed its wealth of data to determine the most affordable destinations for Memorial Day weekend. Here are the best spots to hit for an affordable Memorial Day getaway.

1. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
2. Saint Petersburg, Florida
3. Cincinnati
4. Detroit
5. Minneapolis
6. La Jolla, California
7. Louisville, Kentucky
8. Dallas
9. Denver
10. Atlantic City, New Jersey
11. New Orleans
12. St. Louis
13. Lake Buena Vista, Florida
14. Irving, Texas
15. Tampa, Florida
16. Indianapolis, Indiana
17. Savannah, Georgia
18. Rosemont, Illinois
19. Baltimore
20. Newport, Rhode Island

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