Budget travel | Midwest Living

Budget travel

Not much money to travel? No problem for your Midwest weekend getaway. See our ideas for budget getaways throughout the Midwest. We'll steer you to free attractions, places with discounted admission, inexpensive restaurants and more.

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Though known for its shopping, Galena’s historical sites, tours and scenery charm without costing much on a Midwest weekend getaway.
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1) Detroit Historical Society With so much to see and do, it’s surprising this recently revamped 80-year-old downtown museum doesn’t charge...

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1) Branson Landing Shopping, dining and entertainment venues line Lake Taneycomo, but the showstopper is the 120-foot fountain show with fire...

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1) Findlay Market Anchoring the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, Ohio’s oldest continuously running public market brims with reasonably priced finds....

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With plenty of free sights (both natural and manmade), it’s easy to pack your Midwest weekend getaway to Branson with fun activities that won’t put the hurt on your wallet.
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1) Soldiers and Sailors Monument Anchoring the heart of Indianapolis on Monument Circle, this 284-foot limestone spire is the tallest Civil War...

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Inspiring landmarks, tours, parks, live music and cheap eats, fill a fun and affordable Midwest weekend getaway to Detroit.
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With free brewery tours, stunning arts venues and tasty cheap eats, Milwaukee provides plenty of inexpensive ways to fill a Midwest weekend getaway.
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The Fenelon Place Elevator, Dubuque Museum of Art, and Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are among our picks for best budget activities in the area.
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With cheap eats, a free art museum, spacious parks and vibrant historical areas, Omaha makes a fun and affordable Midwest weekend getaway.

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