19 Affordable Labor Day Getaways
If you haven’t already booked your last summer vacation yet, don’t worry—we found the best affordable Labor Day getaways that will leave you recharged and with a lifetime of memories.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Book a stay at Hotel le Marais in advance and enjoy rates up to 20 percent off their already very-affordable prices. Experience New Orleans’ French Quarter, have your fill of local fare and music, and take as many pictures as you possibly can. Summer rates start at $109 per night with the discount extending through September 30, making this one of our favorite affordable Labor Day getaways for those who need a little extra time to get their fill of adventure.
San Antonio, Texas
If you haven’t already had the joy of visiting San Antonio, let this Labor Day getaway deal at Hotel Emma convince you to get in the cheerful Tex-Mex spirit. You can focus your entire trip on San Antonio’s charming, historic scenery, eats, and riverfront culture, or pair the trip with another favorite nearby Texan city, Austin. Hotel Emma is currently offering a Road to Relaxation promotion during the month of August with rates starting at $275 for midweek stays and $315 for Friday and Saturday night stays. You’ll be treated to complimentary hotel extras like valet parking, La Babia margaritas at check-in, and nightly turndown service. Did we mention the hotel is within walking distance of some of the best tacos in the region? Hello, foodie road trips! The rooftop pool is pretty sweet, too.
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If you’re planning to visit the Liberty Bell, grab the world’s best cheesesteak, or looking for an excuse to make little ones smile—head to the City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia is high on our list of affordable family vacations, and right now nearby theme park, Sesame Place, is offering a Sesame Summer Saver Hotel Package. Stay a minimum of one night at a Sesame Place official or partner hotel and save $25 on a two-day theme park ticket. Better yet? The Sesame Place tickets can be used for any two visits on operating days through January 1, 2020, and kids eat free when you reserve breakfast, lunch, or dinner with Elmo & Friends.
Head for awe-inspiring cacti, dining, dry air, and photo-worthy casitas at Boulders Resort & Spa in Scottsdale. You’ll save over 70 percent off winter and spring rates with their Truly Boulders Package this Labor Day weekend, thanks to rates starting at $139 per night. You’ll stay in a private casita, enjoy a $25 dining credit per person and night, complimentary parking, 20 percent off spa services, unlimited access to the spa facility and fitness classes, and a waived resort fee.
This posh-yet-quaint mountainside town is best known for world-class skiing, but it’s just as lovely when there’s green on the trees, too. Enjoy local favorite, Lodge at Spruce Peak at Stowe, complete with a dreamy heated outdoor pool, apartment-style accommodations, and Keto-friendly burrata salads at 20 percent off with their Mountain Memories package.
Get your fill of grand American history at the Melrose Georgetown Hotel in our nation’s capitol. With rates starting at $169 per night from now through December 2019, you can’t afford to miss this boutique hotel’s charming entrance to local museums, landmarks, conferences, and melting-pot fare. Book now with code TT10 to receive an additional 10 percent off your stay.
Every city can be your oyster
You can hit the road or plan the best staycation in your state this Labor Day weekend because Go City is offering up to an extra 20 percent off their All-Inclusive and Explorer passes. Go City is a flexible sightseeing pass that allows travelers to explore cities at their own pace, offering savings on popular attractions like the Philadelphia Zoo and romantic sails through the waters off Oahu, Hawaii.
Los Angeles, California
You deserve a Beverly Hills-level Labor Day getaway, and that’s exactly what you’ll get when you book the discounted California Road Trip Package at The Beverly Hilton. You’ll find yourself swimming in the gorgeous Aqua Star Pool with a menu of drinks and healthy snacks, enjoying access to free daily breakfast for two, discounted Disneyland tickets, and even $10 off your Lyft rides. Rates begin at a reasonable $329 per night, so bring a friend to help photograph you in all your glitziest glory.
Get a taste of colonial charm visitors of all ages will enjoy at Greensprings Vacation Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. Book three nights and receive two free tickets to Jamestown and Yorktown, two of the most popular local attractions, worth about $46. Room rates start at $89 per night plus a modest resort fee. It’s ideal for travel buffs looking for a quiet retreat after a long day of pursuing American history—these 15 other cities and towns are equally perfect for history lovers.
Upgrade your rental car
Here’s your excuse to take one of the best road trips in America—Silvercar by Audi is offering 20 percent off their best luxury car rental rates for new customers, and it’s as easy as downloading their app. Find yourself cruising away from the airport in style to one of the best beaches in America at a price that makes your getaway that much sweeter. Use code FIRST20 at checkout.