Cheap Vacations in March

March is a beautiful time of year: Winter turns to spring, the snow begins to melt away, and the trees start regaining their vibrant green color. All across the country, there are unique and exciting destinations waiting to be discovered and plenty of opportunities for saving money during your getaway. Whether you're looking for a spring break vacation or simply a retreat to recover from the cold season, consider some of these affordable vacation ideas for the month of March:

Washington, D.C.

 Washington, D.C.

While everybody's flocking to the beaches for spring break, make your way to Washington, D.C., for an excursion that's both educational and entertaining. It costs next to nothing to explore the historical, cultural and national attractions found throughout the country's capital. After you check into your Washington, D.C., bed and breakfast, make your way to the National Mall, which is full of free sites that everyone should see in their lifetime, such as the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and Capitol building. Other intriguing attractions that cost nothing to visit include the National Air and Space Museum, Library of Congress, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Vail, Colorado

 Vail, Colorado

If you're looking to embrace the winter conditions rather than escape them, take a ski vacation in budget-friendly Vail. Set amongst the Rockies, this town is home to the second biggest ski mountain in the country. Settle into your Vail inn before hitting more than 5,000 acres of ski-able land, then explore the national forest (spanning 350,00+ acres) surrounding the community. While it's a popular resort, Vail still retains the charm of a quaint village—hop aboard the free bus system to find intimate eateries, boutique shops, and art galleries.


Biloxi, Mississippi

 Biloxi, Mississippi

Beach destinations are often pricey, especially during spring break when hotels and restaurants raise their prices to to take advantage of tourists. But Biloxi offers a gorgeous Gulf Coast getaway with pristine sand and sparkling waters that won't break the bank. Many visitors head to the casinos for fun away from the beach, but you don't have to gamble to get some excitement in Biloxi. Drop off your bags at a delightful Biloxi bed and breakfast then hit the town to find traditional Mississippi eateries, civil war monuments and art museums,