Georgia on your mind? Well it should be because
it tops this year's Travel Value Index. Atlanta takes the number one spot
because of its amazing discounts (Discount Rating: 95) on a wide variety of
quality hotels and affordable entertainment (Entertainment Rating: 71). Atlanta
is also home to some of the country's largest cultural institutions.
Orlando offers almost everything a vacationer could want. It consistently ranks
highly (this year is no exception), attracting tourists who want low prices (Low
Price Rating: 99) and affordable entertainment (better known as beaches close
by). Orlando is the theme-park capital of the world, home to Disney World and
Scoring high marks on our list again is the desert oasis of Phoenix. With low
prices on world-class hotels and resorts (Low Price Rating: 67), Phoenix also
offers outdoor adventures, golf courses, a wide selection of shopping, and
nearly perfect year-round weather.
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
Dallas-Fort Worth is not only known for big barbecuing and shopping, but also
big discounts on travel (Discount Rating: 88). Shop for bargains at Grapevine
Mills Outlet Mall.
Skiers and outdoor enthusiasts flock to Denver year after year, giving this city
a well-deserved spot on this year's list. The Mile High City offers great
discounts (Low Price Rating: 74) on accommodations and a wide variety of outdoor
and free activities.
The nation's fourth-largest city offers something for everyone. With its
impressive array of skyscrapers, parks, museums and shops, downtown Houston
exudes both cosmopolitan vivacity and old-school Southern charm. This town ranks
high on our list for offering big discounts on travel (Discount Rating 100) and
sunny year-round weather.
Los Angeles, CA
You don't need celebrity status to enjoy your visit to Los Angeles. The City of
Angels received high marks for affordable entertainment (Entertainment Rating:
100). With its numerous beaches, free museums, and parks, Los Angeles offers
plenty of activities and sights to enjoy.
Raleigh(Low Price Rating: 100) is situated
in the center of the Research Triangle, with a warm subtropical climate, and is
home to some of the best and the brightest academics in the country. Not
surprisingly, you'll find a wealth of cultural and educational activities to
enjoy during your stay. What is surprising is that most of these bastions of
higher learning can be accessed for much less than a student loan.
With wonderful attractions and activities year-round, Chicago has something to
offer all visitors. With quality discounts (79) you could, in a single day,
admire Impressionist art, enjoy the view from atop North America's tallest
building, and root for the home team at a classic ballpark. Chicago is also
great for families with Navy Pier, Lake Michigan and the Lincoln Zoo nearby.
Beachgoers head to Miami by the thousands, but there's more than just sun and
surf to attract the crowds. You might not think of Miami as a bargain-hunter's
paradise, but this warm and fun (Entertainment Rating: 89) destination makes it
on our value list because of what you can do for next to nothing.
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