[ North America] Brooding over a holiday with a limited budget in North America or you are already there with a few extra bucks to spend? The options you will get are likely to be been there, done that sort of affairs or you might feel a subtle pinch of insecurity to venture into something that you did not include in your itinerary.
So, what to do? You already had a freaking night out in Las Vegas and enjoyed a country music fest in Grand Ole Opry. That leaves you with a dearth of weekend gateways that falls under the budget of, say for instance, $ 500. Hold on a second, the North American region is all you need to hit.
For all those who are game for a thrilling and unique time out in some less travelled terrains, here goes a list of destinations that will fulfill your desires and fall into your budgetary schemes. Choose the one that suits you folks:
St. Croix River, Minnesota and Wisconsin: This would be a river way outing on the calm water of St. Croix River. The 104 mile stretch of this river that serves as the state line between Minnesota and Wisconsin. You can sail over in a boat with some drinks and a fishing rod to enjoy a perfect river side vacation while the boat makes way through scenic landscapes. This one is more cheaper with $ 231 for two.
Montreal: When it comes to biking in an urban area, there would be very few places that can even come closer to Montreal. The city is so designed to assist the cyclers with a conducive infrastructure and a 763-foot urban mountain by the name of Mont-Royale. To get the feel of a hardcore road trip, you can halt at Marché Atwater farmers' market to get some refreshments. Moving towards the northeast your bikes will hit the cobblestone streets of Old Port. All these will cost $ 408 for two persons.
Mount Whitney, California: A 250-mile drive from Las Vegas and you are at the thumping presence of the Mount Whitney. Standing at an altitude of 14,494 feet, this rocky territory is an ideal location for trekking and hiking. The trekking schedule is divided within two days with predetermined heights to scale. Your budget for this destination is $ 411.
San Juan Islands, Washington: Originally a part of the San Juan archipelago, this island is a hub for sea kayaking and whale watching. Interestingly, each island in San Juan seems to have a character of its own, both in terms of geography and of the lifestyle of the people who live there. Apart from kayaking and whale watching, a tourist can try some hiking in the 1,752-acre San Juan Islands National Historical Park. Foodies are to love this place for some mind boggling sea food. You will be charged $ 496 for two person.
Nederland, Colorado: This is a place that is filled with rocky roads on the mountain trials with a heavily loaded repertoire of stunning natural landscape. Mountain biking is the thing to do here along these serpentine routes often cut in between by the flowing streams. You will easily get to hire a mountain bike with all the necessary equipments in the local market places. Approximate cost for two people is about $ 436 all inclusive.
Cocoa Beach, Florida: Apart from having everything a beach is expected to have, this one happens to be a surfers hub with regular waves and wind. After an exciting session at the sea, in the evening you can relish some great cuisines and cocktails at the beach side pubs. Two person can enjoy all this for $ 433.
Chattooga River, Georgia: What about a mix of fishing and rafting? Thats exactly what waits for you here. With amazing falls and an abundance of wildlife, the Chattooga is one of the top destinations for adventurers and thrill seekers. Rapids are strong and is ready to battle with the raft. Enjoy trout fishing in the placid parts. All these and the cost is $ 319 for two.
Upper Peninsula, Michigan: This part contains almost one-fourth of the land area of Michigan but just three percent of its total population thereby making it a crowd free location for the tourists. The biking zealots will have a great time here with some tough and rugged trails. Approximately $ 500 is what you need to spend on it.
Though of the track, all the afore mentioned destinations are the custodians of the quintessential ways of America and its natives. A mix of natural resources, adventure outings and ethnic aspects, these parts of America is worthy of paying a visit.
Don't you think the intakes are much higher in comparison to the additional $ 500 that you have?