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Top Five Bargain Destinations for Summer 2012
Looking to get away but don’t have a lot of money to spend? Here are five summer getaways that won’t break the bank.

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Here are five destinations, according to SmarterTravel.com, that suit any type of traveler that won’t leave them sweating the bill.  

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Chicago

Chicago

The Windy City offers something for everybody: history, architecture, museums and sports all in close proximity to water. According to SmarterTravel, airfare prices to the city are down from last year and there are many hotel deals to be found.

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Amelia Island, Florida

This island near Jacksonville is a cheap destination that offers something different from the standard trips to Disneyland or Tampa often associated with the Sunshine State. SmarterTravel reports that the Amelia Island Tourism Board is running a summertime free nights promotion making this warm weather getaway budget friendly.

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New Brunswick, Canada

This hiking destination is still an undiscovered jewel for many American vacationers. Bordering with Maine, this city is best explored by foot and offers a variety of culture and heritage activities as long as scenic trails and outdoor activities.

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Catalina Island

This island off the California coast offers a wide variety of activities and lodging options for tourists. Its proximity to both Los Angeles and many beaches offer a plethora of resorts at reasonable prices. SmarterTravel found hotel deals under $100 per night and many resorts offer discount ferry packages to get on and off the island

Bermuda

Bermuda

The island’s location off the U.S.’s East Coast means its best weather is just coming to bloom. With cheap flights and reasonable hotel rooms, Bermuda offers a variety of historic options for travelers looking to get away.

Top Five Bargain Destinations for Summer 2012

Looking to get away but don’t have a lot of money to spend? Here are five summer getaways that won’t break the bank.

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