Best affordable US destinations

Published On: Aug 21 2013 12:53:31 PM CDT   Updated On: May 29 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Budget travelers will get a lot of bang for their buck at these fun yet affordable U.S. vacation destinations.

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8. Austin, Texas -- Sitting at the heart of the Lone Star State, Austin draws crowds from across the country with its hip nightlife and quirky, laid-back atmosphere. Follow the students for budget-conscious destinations and avoid booking your trip during University of Texas football games or South by Southwest.

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