Labor Day is the last day to get that beach time in, enjoy a picnic at the park, or book a long-weekend getaway (and maybe squeeze in holiday shopping at some point).
If you need some ideas for affordable places to travel on Labor Day weekend, Priceline crunched some numbers and found the top cities that’ll get you the most bang for your buck between August 30 and September 2. Here are the most budget-friendly Labor Day destinations people are traveling to in 2019 (ADR stands for “Average Daily Rate”):
1. Houston, TX (ADR $100)
2. Kissimmee, FL (ADR $106)
3. St. Louis, MO (ADR $109)
4. Las Vegas, NV (ADR $110)
5. Kansas City, MO (ADR $117)
6. Miami, FL (ADR $122)
Cool things to do: Go to the beach (the water is warm and the waves are calm—perfect for taking a floaty with you!), check out Ocean Drive at night (all the buildings are lit up and you’ll feel like you’ve time-traveled back to the ‘80s), and eat some Cuban food in Little Havana.
7. Phoenix, AZ (ADR $127)
8. Washington, D.C. (ADR $130)
Cool things to do: Go to the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, visit the historic Old Town Alexandria, and go on a wine tour (check out wineries like Greenhill, Stone Tower, and North Gate).
9. Anaheim, CA (ADR $130)
Cool things to do: Obviously you have to visit Disneyland, go to an Angels baseball game since it *is* baseball season after all, and drive about 45 minutes west to hit up the beach.
10. Minneapolis, MN (ADR $140
Even if you’ve planned a staycation for yourself for Labor Day this year, nothing really beats a long weekend with zero commitments. Set your OOO email auto-reply, and make room for some end-of-summer R&R.