With April comes signs of spring, and what better way to celebrate than enjoying the outdoors at one of these cheap getaways in April? Make sure to book an affordable vacation rental for your trip!
The best way to explore Arizona's great outdoors is to book a cheap rental in April in Flagstaff then drive down to Sedona
. Enjoy a scenic drive to Sedona and observe beautiful red rocks and hiking trails, including Broken Arrow
and Devil's Bridge
. Be sure to stop by the South Rim
of the Grand Canyon
and check out the Watchtower
as well as the Havasupi Indian Reservation
as April weather is perfect for hiking in this region.
San Diego, California
San Diego is blooming in the spring, literally. Check out the city's incredible flower exhibit at the Flower Fields
of Carlsbad, California
or their annual Coronado Flower Show
, one of the biggest flower shows on the West Coast. Then take a scenic drive out to Torrey Pines State Reserve
, which offers plenty of hiking and bird-watching opportunities, a perfect cheap April getaway.
The rolling hills and mountains, combined with local Ozark culture, makes the Ozarks a great cheap getaway in April. The Roaring River State Park
has freshwater streams for trout fishing and hiking. The Ozarks themselves house a number of natural attractions, including the Taum Sauk Mountain
, the Mina Sauk Falls
, and Johnson's Shut-Ins
Portland has the air of a small town while experiencing the growth of a large city, making it a perfect getaway. Check out the Portlandia
, the second-largest hammered copper statue in America on your way to the Portland Japanese Garden
where the blooming begins in April. Explore local art on the first Thursday of every month as museums in Pearl District
serve complimentary wine and cheese.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Check out the Native American Gathering of Nations Pow-Wow
in late April, showcasing Native American music, arts, and more. For a short road trip, head out to El Malpais National Monument
, and look out for La Ventana Natural Arch
, a massive sandstone formation.
Catskills, New York
Largely rural and wild, the Catskills make great cheap getaways in April for city folk. Temperate weather makes fly fishing in the Beaverkill
or Neversink rivers or hiking the Devil's Path
comfortable but not too cold. Alternatively, relax and take a spiritual vacation at the Kadampa Mediation Center
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Yosemite is known for their spectaular granite cliffs, sequoia groves, waterfalls, and biological diversity. Visitors must stop by Yosemite Valley and observe its unusual rock formations, impressive waterfalls, and of course the Half Dome
. April is especially a good time to visit because of the warming weather and the blooming of the plants and trees.
Great Smoky Mountains, NC
One of the most visited national parks in America, the Great Smoky Mountains hosts the Appalachian Trail
, a must-visit for all hiking enthusiasts. Take a walk to the Clingmans Dome
, the highest point in the park, and on the way there, stop by the Morton Overlook
for one of the best places to view the sunset.
White Mountains, NH
The White Mountain National Forest
offers visitors numerous outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting, and canoeing. Conditions for whitewater rafting are especially great during this time of year as rapids become greater with the melting snow. Kancamagus Highway
is known for moose sightings and visitors can get a glimpse of other wildlife including peregrine falcons, black bears, bobcats, and more.
Yellowstone National Park, MT
The world's first national park houses the Grand Geyser
, calcite terraces at Mammoth Hot Springs,
and a number of pools and basins. The price to enter the park is very affordable making Yellowstone one of the best cheap getaways in April.
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