America is home to a wide range of holiday destinations that offer one-of-a-kind hotels, restaurants and plenty of things to do at reasonable prices. Finding where to start your american dream can be quite tricky, so to help you with the vast selection StudentUniverse have come up with the top 5 places cheapest places to visit in the US this summer.
There’s no better place to start your American adventure than in Nashville! With one of the lowest hotels and hostel in the South not to mention the amazing barbecue food in the country, Nashville has so much to offer. Home to stars like Taylor Swift and Nicole Kidman, you’ll find the most modest, down to earth vibe here. Make sure you go visit the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame for some good old country history and music. If you love shopping then you must visit the Hillsboro Village and the Belle Meade Plantation, here you’ll find some of the most urban boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants.
*Travel Dates* LON – BNA 11/08/15 – 18/08/15 – £571
If you love Miami then you’ll love Tampa! Known for its magnificent art scene and impressing Straz performing arts center, if you’re a lover of music you need to make sure you check out Tampa. Tampa is extremely culturally diverse and very sunny and you friendly, so why not grab your friends together for a fantastic holiday this summer. If you’re a lover of fine food then you’ll pleased to know that dining costs are low relative to other Florida cities, which works out for you hungry travelers who can grab a great meal downtown or in Tampa’s Ybor City nightlife district.
*Travel Dates* LON – TPA 18/08/15 – 25/08/15 – £551
Being one of the country’s major airline hubs, Atlanta is a great destination to visit on a budget. Atlanta is best known for being the home to the 1996 Olympic Games and major sporting events but there’s so much more in this amazing city. With most attractions free or costing less than 10 dollars this is defiantly one place to visit this summer. So make sure you visit the Martin Luther King Jr Historical Site, Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center and the Fembank Science Center. If you’re looking for some outdoor adventures, go east to Stone Mountain Park, where admission is only eight dollars per carload.
*Travel Dates* LON – ATL 11/08/15 – 18/08/15 – £504
Long Beach Island, New Jersey
While there is certainly a lot of fist pumping in New Jersey, Long Beach however offers something a little bit different. With 18 miles of beach, salt water taffy and mini golf, you’ll sure to have so much fun here. Why not try climbing the 217 steps of the Barnegat Lighthouse for panoramic views of the island and Barnegat. Remember you’re on holiday so it’s okay pig out, so make sure you try local cuisine like the Clam Bar in Beach Haven. Try the fried flounder and fry platter for less than 12 dollars or the Clams Casino for under. Rather than staying at an overpriced hotel make sure you check out some of affordable hostels right near the beach.
*Travel Dates* LON – ACY 18/08/15 – 25/08/15 – £458
Despite being known for amazing pizza, Chicago is a major American city that is as affordable as it is friendly. Welcoming visitors from every corner of the world with its second-to-none theater, comedy such as Second City and the unparalleled Art Institute museum, Chicago has it all. Travel this summer and you’ll find free activities including 30 concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium. It wouldn’t be right if you don’t try out some Chicago-style hot dog topped by sport peppers, tomato slices, and bright green relish from Hot Doug’s on the North Side. Chicago is always one of America’s most exciting cities, so make sure you get your friends together for a trip of a lifetime.
*Travel Dates* LON – CHI 11/08/15 – 18/08/15 – £485
There’s a world of opportunity out there just waiting to be explored, so make sure you don’t miss out! Remember, the only thing that’s limiting you is your imagination.