Discover 11 Wallet-Friendly Winter Retreats Under $250/Night

Americans continue holiday travel despite economic concerns, with 64% planning more trips this winter than last year.

Cost-conscious travel methods include driving (66%) over air travel (34%) to save money.

The majority (80%) plan to stay within the U.S. for winter vacations.

Vacasa highlights over a dozen U.S. cities with vacation rentals under $250 per night.

Affordable holiday spots in Florida like Orlando, Pensacola, Navarre, Destin, and Panama City Beach offer various activities and beaches.

Seattle, Washington, offers affordable winter activities like theatre, fireworks, and Winter fest celebrations.

Winter Park, Colorado, provides ski-in/ski-out vacation rentals for skiing and outdoor activities.

Tucson, Arizona, combines warm weather with festive activities like the Winter-haven Festival of Lights and outdoor sports.

Austin, Texas, hosts affordable New Year's Eve celebrations with free events, live music, and cuisine.

Gulf Shores, Alabama, offers mild temperatures, family fun, and various beach activities from Thanksgiving to Christmas.