Summer is right around the corner, which means that it’s time to start planning your next vacation. For many people, money may be tight this year. Don’t let this get you down. You can still take an affordable trip on a budget.

Whether you would prefer to relax on a beach or enjoy the outdoors in a mountain town, the U.S. is home to a variety of budget-friendly vacation destinations. Enjoy free activities, cheap room rates and inexpensive adventures. With the help of U.S. News & World Report, we have compiled a list of the most affordable summer vacations in America. From Albuquerque to Glacier National Park, Las Vegas and San Diego, your dream vacation awaits. Don't wait any longer; take advantage of these affordable summer vacations for 2019.