Utilize Your Time Left at The End of Summer With These Cheap Vacation Ideas

It’s true. Once you pass July 4th the summer seems like it’s halfway over. And, if you haven’t taken advantage of the excitement of the summer travel season, there’s still time! Whether you’re looking for a destination close to home, or hoping to head down south to the white sandy beaches of Mexico, you can save big with these cheap, end-of-summer vacation ideas brought to you by Promocodes.

Las Vegas, Nevada

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas! If you’ve never been, consider making this trip your end of summer adventure. Air travel to Las Vegas is easy and cheap from most U.S. airports and the city is a reasonable driving distance from many western and mid-western states. Not into gambling? There’s plenty to do from comedy shows, musical performances and even children’s activities. You can even save up to 50% off your hotel stay during Hotels.com Semi-Annual Sale.

New York, New York

If you live in the southern states, traveling north during the July and August months can be one of the best bets for cooler temperatures. New York City is easily accessible by air, train and bus. Airlines operating shuttles in and out of the city offer hard-to-beat prices from most major U.S. travel hubs. And once you’re there, the prices for rooms can be as cheap as $100 a night. Many tourist attractions are even free and low-cost: check out the jumbotrons and street performers in Times Square; grab discount matinee tickets to Broadway; or take a low-cost ferry to Liberty Island. Hotels.com Semi-Annual Sale offers discounts on NYC hotels too!

Mexico

Already been to Cancun? Try one of the many other low-cost resort destinations in Mexico. Playa del Carmen offers white-sand beaches, cabanas and coral reefs. Into diving? Cozumel is renowned as one of the best places for scuba diving and snorkeling. Looking for a destination with a smaller, beach town feel? In Tulum you can stay in a boutique resort just steps from the town’s famous Mayan ruins. Promocodes has partnered with CheapCaribbean.com to bring you summer savings on your flight and stay this summer. Check out the deals in Mexico here.  You can also save $110 off international hotel bookings with our Hotels.com deal.

Nearby National Parks

Hoping to stay close to home? No matter where you are in the country, there is bound to be a national park within a few hours driving distance. For outdoor enthusiasts and larger families or groups, these destinations are hard to beat with free (or low-cost admission) for endless scenic hikes, natural attractions, wildlife exploration, camping and swimming. Some of the more popular destinations, like Yellowstone National Park, even offer free admission toward the end of August.

Big city touring, international travel or local road trip you won’t want to miss out on the end-of-summer travel deals. Start planning today. You’ll want to give yourself a few weeks of advance planning so you can get the best prices, and grab those discount tickets while they’re still available.

Happy travels!

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