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7 Budget-Friendly, Stress-Free Holiday Destinations

by Holly Riddle

Nov 18, 2019
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  • WalletHub recently released its data on the best winter holiday destinations. Here are its top seven cities for a budget-friendly, stress-free winter getaway. © Christy Hembree - Dreamstime.com
  • The study ranked cities in two groups, warm-weather and cold-weather destinations. In the seventh spot, St. Louis and San Antonio provide ample convenience and fewer crowds than other winter destinations. © Richard Mcmillin - Dreamstime.com
  • Boston ranks highly for its plentiful entertainment, but it’s also pretty pricey, though that fact didn’t deter the city from landing sixth place. Houston claims sixth place among warm-weather destinations with its convenient entertainment. © Marcos Souza - Dreamstime.com
  • Denver delights snow bunnies and the hotel costs aren’t bad either, giving the city a fifth-place ranking. On the warm-weather side, Tampa ranks fifth thanks to its pristine weather and safety. © Christy Hembree - Dreamstime.com
  • Las Vegas is a top pick for warm-weather winter travel due to the endless ways to stay entertained. For those who don’t mind a bit of cold, Philadelphia is the fourth-best cold-weather destination on the list. © Kobby Dagan - Dreamstime.com
  • In third place overall, Atlanta is also the third most-affordable cold-weather destination. San Diego takes third for warm-weather destinations with its plenteous activities. © Wollertz - Dreamstime.com
  • In second place, Washington, D.C., provides a bevy of cold-weather activities within easy driving distance. Meanwhile, Dallas thrills sun seekers with affordable flight fares and lower hotel rates. © Sborisov - Dreamstime.com
  • Chicago offers low travel costs this time of year, making it the best cold-weather winter destination for both price and convenience. The best warm-weather winter destination is Austin, thanks to affordable flight costs and loads to see, do and enjoy. © Maxym022 - Dreamstime.com


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