Cheap Getaways in September

Cheap flights, great festivals, and crisp weather make these September getaways unforgettable!

st louis cheap september vacationSt. Louis, Missouri

One of the coolest things about September in St. Louis is the Great Forest Park Balloon Race , where more than 60 hot air balloons are released into the air. Also be sure to check out the Gateway Arch , symbolic of the city and the Saint Louis Zoo , one of the top five zoos in the nation.


Maine is one of the best cheap getaways in September because of the beautiful crisp weather. Pick blueberries and raspberries at Libby and Son in Limerick or try some fresh seafood, including Maine lobster, at Five Islands Lobster Co. in Georgetown.

Lake George, New York

This September getaway is perfect for families looking to take a weekend vacation out of the city. There are a number of activities to do in September, such as rafting and tubing with Wild Water's Outdoor Center , kayaking with Lake George Kayak Company , or horseback riding by Million Dollar Beach , which is (ironically) free.

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

There are so many things to do in this area, but what visitor cannot miss is the Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show , where dinner comes with a fun, interactive"whodunit" investigation. If you want to try good ol' Tennessee barbecue, try the Alamo Steakhouse . Pigeon Forge is one of the best cheap getaways in September simply because the warm days and cool breezes creates great weather for outdoor adventures.

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans has a lot to offer, from architecture in the French Quarter to the Art Deco in Lakeside. Visitors will love the ferry ride to Algiers , the part of New Orleans across the Mississippi River. The ride alone is stunning and worth the trip, especially in September when leaves are starting to change color.

Orlando, Florida

While many go to Orlando to visit Disney World, there are plenty of other attractions for visitors looking for inexpensive September getaways. For adventure seekers, take a shot a dune buggying with Revolution: The Off Road Experience . Forever Florida boasts an amazing zip line safari adventure; keep your eye out for alligators, black bears, and the endangered Florida panther that are active in September.


For wine lovers, Palisade is an unexpected location to try local wine. Take advantage of cheap September airfare and visit the annual Colorado Mountain Winefest , where visitors get to sample local wine. The Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, Colorado also occurs annually in September, showcasing tigers, sea lions, fair rides, food and a rodeo, great for people of all ages.


Crownsville, Maryland hosts their annual Renaissance Fair in September, featuring the state sport of jousting along with renaissance costumes and authentic food. For other affordable options, try hiking the Appalachian Trail and watching the foliage change colors. Fall months are great for finding affordable airfare to Maryland, putting it on the list of cheap getaways in September.

Knoxville, Tennessee

Litton's Restaurant of Knoxville offers truly authentic "Southern" cuisine, featuring some of the best burgers in America (their red velvet cake is delicious too). To walk off your lunch, head towards the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for some crisp fall air. Hike up to Clingmans Dome , the highest point in Tennessee and be sure to look out for the Morton Overlook for a great scenic view.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Tickets to Fort Lauderdale are at a season low in the fall, rounding out the list of inexpensive getaways in September. Visitors should check out the Fort Lauderdale Beach Strip for some fun in the sun or take the Jungle Queen river cruise down the New River.


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