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Plan Your Summer Vacation with These Things in Mind

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  • Travel

For many people, summer means one thing: vacation time. It's an opportunity to pack your bags and load up the car or head to the airport for some fun in the sun and a break from your responsibilities. But how do you plan the ultimate vacation without breaking the bank? Start by following these tips.

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Should You Stay Home or Travel This Memorial Day?

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  • Vacation
  • Holidays

Memorial Day is coming up, and that means you likely have an extra day off of work or school. The weather is warm and you're trying to decide if you should head to the beach or stay home and have a barbecue. Before you head out on the road, make sure you know what to expect when traveling on this holiday weekend.

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Places to See the Fall Leaves Changing

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  • Vacation
  • Travel

There is nothing is more romantic than driving out to the countryside to watch the leaves change hues from the greens of summer to autumn golds, reds, and, eventually, browns. A trip to those places where the leaves change color every year is a wonderful break, a transition from the sweaty heat of summer before the freezing cold of winter. Wondering where to catch Mother Nature's autumn show? Here are some suggestions.

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How to Find the Best Travel Deals for Labor Day

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Summer is ending and there's just one holiday weekend left in the season. It's time for a quick getaway, and planning a trip — even just for a few days — doesn't have to break the bank. There are several things you can do to find the best deals for Labor Day weekend. Use these tips to help you plan a Labor Day vacation that works with your budget.

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The Best Waterparks in Your Area

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  • Missouri
  • "South Carolina"
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  • Wisconsin
  • Educational

One of the best parts about summer is the weather, but sometimes it can get too hot. What better way to cool off than at a waterpark with friends and family? They are affordable, fun, and a great way to enjoy the summer weather before it ends. Check out AmeriCash Loan’s list of the best waterparks in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, and South Carolina.

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Budget Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

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  • Travel

Memorial Day has become representative of many things in American society. Traditionally, Memorial Day was created to honor the American soldiers who have paid the ultimate price in order to protect the freedom we enjoy in this country. Over time, Memorial Day has grown to be known as the gateway to summer – a three day weekend full of BBQs, friends, and family. For those who opt out of throwing a party or hosting a BBQ, the long Memorial Day weekend is a perfect excuse to go for a short getaway. Even if you’re on a tight budget, you can still afford to get out of town for a few days to shake up your routine and welcome summer.

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Travel Tips to Save Money this Summer

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  • Travel

Summer is a popular season to travel. Kids are out of school, the weather is prime for laying on the beach, and road trips are not hindered with snowy conditions. Just because it is a popular time to go, doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to do it! Read our travel tips before you book your next vacation to stay within your travel budget.  

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Planning Your Budget Summer Vacation Now

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In the middle of February, it’s fun to imagine yourself somewhere warmer and more tropical. However, it’s also very practical to begin planning your budget summer vacation now. Starting your travel planning early will give you more time to get the best prices on airfare, lodging, and activities, and may even mean you can afford to do more because you’ll have more time to save. In this article, we share some tips for saving on your summer vacation.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Peoria, IL

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  • Illinois
  • Vacation
  • Community

Peoria, the largest city located on the Illinois River, was founded in 1691 by the French explorer Henri de Tonti and is the oldest surviving European settlement in Illinois. The settlement was initially founded as Fort Crevecouer, transitioned into Fort Clark,  and was eventually named after the local Peoria tribe, a member of the Illinois Confederation. The village of Peoria, Illinois as we know it today, was incorporated in March 1835.   Peoria, Illinois is rich with history and activities for families and travelers of all ages, and makes for a great budget-friendly weekend trip. 
 

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin
  • Community

Founded in 1846, Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin. Milwaukee is known for its brewing traditions and has earned many nicknames including Beer City and Brew Town. As the 31st largest city in the United States, Milwaukee has a multitude of things to do for people of all ages, interests, and budgets. If you’re planning to visit Milwaukee, there’s plenty to do without overspending, and you can still get a true taste of the Midwest on a budget vacation.

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