Best affordable US destinations

POSTED: 1:53 PM Aug 21 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM May 29 2014

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

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Up for a vacation but short on cash? U.S. News & World Report has you covered, with these 17 affordable destinations it ranked best in the U.S.

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