Summer Fun on a Budget

Summer is already half way over, but you still have at least one more month of fun in the sun to enjoy (depending on where you live). So whether you’ve already maxed out your summer budget, or are simply looking for some inexpensive activities to fill the rest of your summer with, here are some ideas to get you started.


Camping is a summer staple for many families because it remains an inexpensive alternative to an expensive vacation spent in a hotel. By camping somewhere relatively close to your home and sleeping in a good old fashioned tent instead of an RV, you can take your family camping while keeping the costs to a minimum (mainly camping fee, food and gas). If you do


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3 Responses to Summer Fun on a Budget

  1. SaveForHouse says:

    One of my favorite things to do in the summer is go for long walks. It’s a great free activity where I stay in shape, get outdoors, get some sun, and best of all clear my mind. I have found that I come up with so many good ideas to make and save money during my walks. It’s really great. The other night, I came up with a business proposal and then called the other party while on my walk and sealed the deal. Overall, one of my favorite parts of the day and it costs nothing!

  2. AnneMarie Callan says:

    There are many farms around, some even hidden in the outskirts of cities, who have open days. A day browsing around watching the animals and possibly getting to feed them as well would be very memorable and a great day out for all the family.

    Check out at your nearest tourist information office for what is available because often a lot of events occur which are cheap but which you may miss by just relying on the local paper.

  3. Oasdg says:

    One of my favorite things to do is walk around checking out historic sites. Most cities have walking tour maps, and most historic sites are free.

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