Because the kids are out of school, summer is often when most families take their vacations. Unfortunately, parents still have to work through the summer, which means sometimes summer gets hectic, and you wake up to realize there are only a few weeks left of summer and you haven't done anything. Or maybe you did take a vacation but you want to squeeze a little more fun out of the season before you prepare for the cooling temps of autumn.
Whatever your reason, if you're looking for an affordable last-minute vacation, we've got a few ideas for you. Whether you're on the West Coast, East Coast or somewhere in between, these locales serve as great inspiration. Best of all? Many of them have free activities, so you can keep the kids occupied without draining your back-to-school budget.
Time to take the vacation you deserve, no matter how long you procrastinated.