You can find the exotic, the relaxing, the remote and the urban all while traveling stateside. The perks are no passports and visas (and the additional fees and time to get them), no worries about foreign currency and a potentially cheaper flight. Here are a few tips for budget-friendly travel within the U.S.:
Search for deals on flights and hotels (Orbitz, Travelocity, Kayak, Expedia, Priceline and Hotels.com are other popular sites). Check out the deals at us.lastminute.com.
Create an itinerary and pull up maps for your trip. travel.yahoo.com
Plan trips to U.S. parks and campsites. www.nps.gov
Browse events and attractions across the U.S. www.unitedstatestouristattractions.com