The United States might be home to the most expensive cities in the world (New York and San Francisco – we’re looking at you), but that doesn’t mean you can’t travel around the country on a budget. It is, after all, one of the largest countries in the world by land mass, and it is home to many amazing cities worth exploring. Flights to such big cities like Washington, DC and Los Angeles are surprisingly cheap while others have many affordable accommodations and even free attractions to visit, giving travellers many opportunities to save money.
Whether you travel on a group tour or independently, from the West Coast to the East here are seven of the best places to travel to in the USA if you’re on a budget.
the best places to visit in usa in 2021:
1. Los Angeles, California
- Budget: Starting at $80 per day
- Flights: From $63
- Best for: Beach lovers, movie fans
- Cheap eats: Kogi BBQ, Taco Window
As the starting point for most West Coast tours, The City of Angels might be home to the rich and the famous, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a room for budget travellers. Surprisingly, bargains are found everywhere if you choose to stay in lesser-known neighbourhoods or in a hostel
One-star hotels start at $45 a night with complimentary breakfast, cheap food trucks abound with delicious Mexican tacos that start at $1, and a 7-day Metro Pass for unlimited rides is only $25.