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Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans is definitely an event for the bucket list, but party-goers have to be all in. Plane tickets are more expensive, hotels are hard to find, and there certainly aren’t a lot of deals going on during the festivities. Luckily for the cash-strapped imbibers, New Orleans isn’t the only Mardi [read more…]

Football’s biggest game will be held on Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California, about an hour outside of San Francisco. After fans shell out most of their money on Super Bowl tickets, they can still score some fun with these cheap bay-area attractions. Here are 7 cheap things to do in San Francisco around game time. Golden Gate Bridge: [read more…]

Miami the land of hot sun and hot bodies—and that’s no coincidence. Ocean views and year-round sunshine make outdoor sweat sessions a breeze, and with the city’s abundance of free and cheap exercise classes, you don’t have to choose between physical and fiscal fitness. If your new year’s resolution involves shedding some pounds, then a winter getaway to South Florida [read more…]

It’s Christmastime. In towns big and small all over America, people are gathering around Christmas trees as they are illuminated for the first time this year. Some of those trees are iconic, adorning Christmas ornaments and postcards, but for some of them, their glory lies in their story. And the best part? It doesn’t cost [read more…]

If your dream of a white Christmas includes white sand beaches, then you can still get into the holiday spirit. Opt for one of these tropical destinations that offer all of the cheer with none of the cold. Key West, Florida: The nation’s southernmost city always marches to the beat of its own drummer boy, and [read more…]

Cheap Right Now gives a snapshot of a cheap weekend getaway each month. Whistler, British Columbia is a real-life winter wonderland, and what better place to visit during the most magical time of the year. The resort area near the town, which is north of Vancouver, covers nearly 8,000 acres over Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. [read more…]

Reno, Nevada. A town that’s been spittin’ gold for more than a century in more ways than one. Its place in history and on travelers’ radars has shifted constantly since before its founding, when it served simply as a pit stop where pioneers on their way west could stock up before taking on the rugged [read more…]

Call for all cheap travel tips, big and small! How cheap are you? So cheap that you have enough cheap travel tips to fill a book? That plethora of knowledge could win you 1 of 5 free vacations if you enter it into the Show Us Your Cheap contest. We’re giving away trips to 5 winners with the [read more…]

Sure the Euro is down, but that does nothing for the Anglophile cheapster. London’s on the pound sterling, a.k.a., the oldest currency still in use, but don’t let the old pound keep you from hopping over the pond. You can actually experience London on the cheap and it’s bloody brilliant. Related: 5 cheap European destinations 1. Museums [read more…]

Airports wrote the book on overpriced food. Not getting your fill before you go through security, or not packing enough non-liquid snacks, could mean breaking the bank before you even take off. In the event that you didn’t have time to pack your own grub, traveling on a budget means crossing your fingers and hoping the [read more…]