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5 Tips for Planning a Vacation to Boone on a Budget

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Save on Your Vacation to Boone

A trip to Boone is the perfect getaway for travelers of all ages and interests. From finding the perfect hotel or cabin to enjoying the beauty of the outdoors, restaurants, shopping and more, it’s easy for your vacation to become pricey. However, a trip to Boone does not have to break the bank.

A vacation in Boone can be experienced on any budget. As you’re planning your trip, keep these helpful money-saving tips in mind.

5 Tips for Planning a Vacation to Boone on a Budget

Here are five tips for saving money when you visit Boone.

  1. Avoid Peak Vacation Times

Boone is a year-round destination; however, summertime is peak season for a vacation. Schools are out, so many families seek a fun, family-friendly destination for their vacations. Fall and winter are also popular times of year to visit. Boone has a number of fall events and activities that draw visitors from all over, including the changing leaves, and winter marks the season for skiing and snowboarding.

These peak times of year can make hotel rates increase and rooms book faster than normal. Try to plan your trip to Boone for the early fall months or spring when there are fewer travelers.

  1. Plan Your Vacation Ahead of Time

Planning your vacation ahead of time is one of the best and easiest ways to save money. This gives you more time to budget and plan for the accommodations, attractions and activities you’ll want to enjoy when you get to Boone.

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If you plan on taking your vacation to Boone in the spring or summer, start planning now. Winter is the best time of year to plan a vacation. Not only will you have the excitement of your trip for months, you will also be able to take advantage of early booking offers.

  1. Start Saving Early

Once you have your dates set, start saving your money. When you budget for a vacation, you have to keep in mind all of your expenses, including accommodations, transportation, meals and activities. Instead of getting overwhelmed by this number, put a little aside from each paycheck up until your trip. Every cent can help make sure you have the funds for a fantastic trip.

  1. Choose Accommodations Away from the Busy Areas

While it may be tempting to want to stay right in downtown Boone, it can be more expensive.

There are plenty of great hotels, motels, cabins and campsites that are less expensive and away from the busier parts of the city.

  1. Utilize the Tennessee Smokies Visitors Guide

When you arrive in Boone, be sure to pick up a High Country Visitors Guide. Inside, you’ll find information on family-friendly activities and attractions, as well as restaurants, shopping, and more. There are also plenty of coupons towards some of the area’s most popular businesses.

Before you leave, browse HighCountry.guide for even more travel tips, recommendations, coupons and more.

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