The 5 cheapest cities in the United States


There are many people who avoid traveling to the United States because they think that it will be too expensive a trip or that they will not reach the budget to enjoy everything. Maybe you are someone who prefers to travel with a backpack and a few euros in your pocket, in this case, this article is for you.

There are many cities in the United States that you can visit and have fun even if you have a very limited budget. Transportation is cheap and you can even find cheap or free activities that are designed exclusively for visitors, so it is ideal because you will not have to spend little or nothing to enjoy your vacations in these cities of the United States.

So if you are thinking of going to North America to discover its wonders and also put yourself to the test to teach the world that it is possible to go without spending too much money, then keep reading because you are going to be interested in knowing these cities ... take note!  


Surely when you read the name of this city a very famous film by actor Tom Hanks comes to mind, but in addition to that, it will also start to come to mind because it is a city that can bring you a lot without having to spend too much money.

I have put this city on the highest list because it is a great city to visit with little money and in Philadelphia you can do many things for free. The sites of historical interest do not charge entrance. It seems incredible since you will be used to living in a country that almost charges you for breathing, but in this case you will be able to enjoy the following places of historical interest such as:

  • The Liberty Bell
  • The Independence Hall
  • America's First Bank
  • The Temple of the Masons
  • The City
  • The Rodin Museum
  • Art Museum
  • The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
  • A long etc ...

In addition, if that were not enough, you can also find places to sleep such as hostels and hotels at the most reasonable prices with many amenities.

Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Las Vegas is not only the place where many people are going to get married to celebrate an atypical wedding - it seems that it has already become a classic - but also it is a paradise for those with little money. There are many people who think that if they go to Vegas with little money they will get out of it with a lot thanks to the casinos and gambling houses that exist there. But the reality is that gambling is never a good choice to earn money for sure, so if you have a low budget, it is best not to go near the gambling houses because then you run the risk of running out of anything.

But in Las Vegas you can find many hotel deals, cheap meals and low cost activities or for a limited budget.. It is a city that never sleeps, that the lights are always on and that you can always enjoy great walks at affordable prices such as:

  • The gondolas of the Venetian
  • The Sports Hall of Fame
  • The Silverton Saltwater Aquarium
  • The Chocolate Fountain in Bellagio
  • The casinos with gambling every day - but remember what I tell you in the lines above.

Washington DC

Washington D.C.

If you like history then this place is ideal for you as it is one of the most historic places to visit. Most museums in Washington DC They have free admission so you can enjoy all its splendor without having to take out your wallet.

An example of free museums are:

  • The Smithsonian
  • Arlington Cemetery
  • The White House
  • The Lincoln Memorial
  • The Vietnam Memorial
  • The National Arboretum
  • The Naval Museum
  • Among many others that will make your visit worthwhile.

Also, as if that were not enough, in summer there are usually many concerts and outdoor events that are also free. In this city, fun is guaranteed without having to spend any money, what more could you ask for?



In fourth place we can find the city of Baltimore. This city has a lot of history and it also allows you to get to know it for free to expand your knowledge and be closer to knowing the city you are visiting.

In addition, you can also find free activities such as:

  • Climb the Washington Monument
  • Visit Edgar Allan Poe's Tumbra
  • Visit Fort Mchenry
  • Stroll through the picturesque Little Italy –which you will love, by the way-.



It is not a lie if I tell you that Orlando is not one of the most popular cities for domestic tourism in the United States, but instead it is for foreign tourism. There are many tourists who are interested in knowing this city that is full of surprises for its visitors. Furthermore, it is a cheap city so you won't have to scratch your pocket too much to be able to enjoy everything it has waiting for you.

Although it is true that if you go to Disney or the famous Universal they are not cheap places, there are many other cheaper things you can do to enjoy your cheap vacations in Orlando. Do you need some examples to enjoy the cheap city? Aim:

  • Rollerblading along Orlando's gorgeous coastline
  • Visit the Lego Imagination Center
  • Go to the Ripley Museum
  • Visit the Science Center
  • Get to know the Museum of Trains and trolleybuses

As you have seen, there are many plans you can make in these five wonderful cities that you can find in the United States. For this reason, if you want to go to North America but want to go on a budget, choose one -or several- of the cities that I have mentioned so that your vacations, in addition to being perfect, are cheap.

If you decide to visit any of these cities on a budget, do not hesitate to tell us about your experience and tell us which are the cheapest places and which have been the ones you liked the most.

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  1.   Vicente said

    Great, this is just what I was looking for. The truth is that for those of us who want to see a lot of things with little money, these items are gold.