Top 10 Summer Hotspots for Budget Travelers

  • Published by Ozgur Tore, a leading provider of U.S. travel deals, announced its Top 10 Summer Hot Spots for Budget Travelers with fun and free activities in each location.

orlando-downtown“Our goal is to help consumers get the most for their money on hotels and throughout their travels, so they have more to spend on their vacation must-do’s,” said Mark Novak, vice president and general manager, Travel Media Group, parent company of

The following high-value hot spots were ranked by number of searches conducted last summer on, then combined with the website’s top picks for fun, free things to do. Top 10 High-Value Summer Hot Spots

#1 Orlando, Fla.

•           Downtown Disney® offers free admission and parking, plus family-friendly live music and entertainment.

•           Harry P. Leu Gardens is free on the first Monday of each month. Explore 50 acres of beautiful gardens in the heart of Orlando

#2 Bangor, Maine

Take a quick drive to Acadia National Park and marvel at the great outdoors:

•           Breathtaking ocean views atop Otter Cliff

•           Picnics beside crystal-clear Jordan Pond

•           Hikes up Cadillac Mountain, the tallest mountain on the Eastern Seaboard

#3 Virginia Beach, Va.

•           Between mid-June and Labor Day, Atlantic Avenue transforms into BeachStreetUSA with live music and street performers nightly.

SanFrancisco-CableCars#4 San Francisco, Calif.

•           Walk or bike across the Golden Gate Bridge and take in the spectacular views.

•           Visit a museum; many waive admission the first Tuesday of the month.

#5 New York, N.Y.

See iconic attractions for free:

•           Bronx Zoo – Wednesdays

•           Guggenheim Museum – Saturday evenings

•           NY Botanical Gardens – Saturday mornings

Rounding out the Top 10 Summer Hot Spots for Budget Travelers: San Diego, Calif.; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; North Conway, N.H.; San Antonio, Texas; and Miami, Fla. For more free tips on vacation hot spots, visit

Methodology: Rankings are based on analysis of over 488,000 visits to between Memorial Day and Labor Day, 2013.

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