We analyzed booking data and found the best overlooked Labor Day weekend getaways – prices are at least 20% less than average. See what makes these destinations the most fun you can have for small bucks.
1. Palm Springs, California
nAn oasis of style, with an arid mountain backdrop, rows of towering palms and sleek 1950s architecture.
2. Charleston, South Carolina
nnAmerica’s first museum and theater, historic plantation gardens and Southern dining at its best in subtropical Charleston.
3. Virginia Beach, Virginia
nnMiles of sand and surf to enjoy, heritage sites and state parks to explore, and a hotel-lined boardwalk to stroll along.nn
4. Ocean City, Maryland
nnWhy visit? Busy boardwalks, an eight mile beach, amusement parks and an ice-skating rink.
5. Austin, Texas
nnWhy visit? An outpost of alternative culture with an eclectic range of music venues, festivals, galleries and theaters.
6. New Orleans
nnDixieland jazz, laid-back locals, cherished architecture and a distinctive French flair.
7. Washington, D.C.
nnNational treasures, American history and international politics take center stage in the U.S. capital city.
nnMajestic mountains for skiing in winter and hiking in summer, outdoor adventures and cultural attractions.