Many people who dream of traveling often find that they can’t do so due to financial reasons. And it’s true that travel can put quite the dent in your wallet — but it doesn’t have to. With a bit of savviness and the right timing, you can take a memorable vacation that will allow you to still have money left over for some fantastic food adventures and souvenirs that aren’t so cheap.
Every city has certain times of the year when you make the most bang for your buck. With the help of travel tech company Trivago, we came up with a list of the cheapest cities for you to visit each month. Now, that doesn’t include just any city, as many cheap places aren’t exactly the best for a vacation. The cities are on this list are among the most visited cities by travelers, and the folks at Trivago.com helped us determine the best values by looking at the average hotel rates for each month. (Air travel can be a bit more unpredictable, so you’ll have to check out our tips and tricks for booking cheap flights to the destinations on the list that you can’t get to with a car.) So if you’re looking for a guide for where to go each month of the year, our list of the cheapest places to travel, month by month, is just for you.