7 Most Affordable Family Vacations to Take This Summer

San Diego, California, is a beautiful city with 70 miles of beaches, theme parks, water parks, and museums that are good for kids. Top sites like the San Diego Zoo, Legoland California

San Diego, California

Bar Harbor has many places to swim, such as Echo Lake's freshwater beach, which has gentle waves that are great for kids. To make your own walking tour of Bar Harbor, you can also follow the signs.

Bar Harbor, Maine

Even though you might only think of Winter Park as a place to go in the winter, it's also a great place to go in the summer, especially if you want to get away from the heat. 

Winter Park, Colorado

From the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, "Kidsburgh" has a lot of fun things for families to do. There is a 10-day Grand Prix in the summer.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Go to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with your kids if you all love the water. Guests at places like The Breakers can enjoy five water slides, several pools, a pirate ship that has sunk, and a long lazy river.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Purina Farms, which is free to visit and is open from April to October, has dog agility shows and animal barnyards for kids. The Saint Louis Art Museum is also free.

St. Louis, Missouri

Gatlinburg is right next to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts who like to take risks. There are more than 800 miles of trails for biking, horseback rides, and river kayaking.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee