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Travel Hacks for Cheap Trips

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Many people have dreams of traveling the world — and those dreams are mainly limited by small budgets. Fortunately, with a little bit of creativity, you can make your money go further and experience everything you dream of. Check out these easy travel hacks to score affordable trips.

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Delicious Eats in New Mexico

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Chiles, blue corn, and chicharrones, oh my! New Mexico's signature cuisine centers around vibrant, classic ingredients like these. For those in the know, the ingredients and recipes are held to almost sacred standards, ensuring that, when you sit down for lunch or dinner here, you won't be eating the same old Tex-Mex cuisine you'll find elsewhere in the Southwest.

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Best Places to Go Swimming in New Mexico

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New Mexico is known for its hot, dry summers, and temperatures that regularly top out in the 90s. It's enough to send you searching for "swimming pools near me." But when you're looking for a place to cool off, there's no better place than one of the many lakes, natural pools, and swimming holes scattered throughout the state. Check out these list New Mexico state parks and natural swimming pools for a place to chill out.

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Trips You Can Take on a Tank of Gas in Illinois

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Need to get out of the house and take a day trip? You have more places you can get to on a tank of gas than you think. And they are all here in Illinois! Pile your family or friends into the car and take off. In just a few hours — and for not a lot of money — you can travel far enough away from home to experience a real holiday. From the great outdoors to an ancient Native American city and cute, small town getaways, there's plenty to see and do.

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Trips You Can Take on a Tank of Gas in Wisconsin

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Amazing food, spirited sports, and astounding sights — what's not to love about Wisconsin? If you're looking to get away without leaving the Badger State or having to fill your gas tank, you're in luck. We have some marvelous options that are perfect for designing your own epic summer road trip. There are tons of choices, so get in the car, add friends, family, and fun, and you're good to go.  

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Best Parks to Go Camping in Illinois

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Illinois is a gorgeous state for all kinds of outdoor recreation, and especially camping. Whether you're in an RV, a tent, or a sleeping bag under the stars, immersing yourself in nature is a fabulous way to get away. Do the Illinois Great Lakes call to you? Or perhaps you'd rather immerse yourself in wilderness. Either way, you should get ready to pack your duffel and plan your adventure because we've rounded up some of the best Illinois camping spots and scenic parks for camping in Illinois.

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Guide to Wisconsin Summerfest

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  • Wisconsin
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Gear up and get ready to rock out with your friends at the self-proclaimed "world's largest music festival," Wisconsin's Summerfest. Held every year from late June to early July (June 26 to July 8 in 2019), Summerfest electrifies Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee for more than 10 days of action. Before you buy your tickets, use this guide to learn all details.

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Free Neighborhood Festivals in Illinoi

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Don't have the money to go out, but want to have some fun this weekend? No problem! Whether you're into music, family fun, art, pets, or a little of everything, there's something for everyone at free festivals. Here are some yearly neighborhood festivals in Chicago that are free and entertaining!

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Festivals in New Mexico

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Are you searching for the best festivals in New Mexico? Look no farther. These are the pick of the lot, so bring your friends and get ready to save money while having fun!

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Affordable Winter Vacation Destinations

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If you live in an area in America where the winter weather is bleak and gloomy, you are probably thinking of a warm winter vacation destination you can escape to right about now. Maybe you enjoy winter weather and want to find some affordable skiing destinations. While some locations may be a bit pricey based on demand, there are still ways you can take a cheap vacation without breaking your budget. If you still need extra funds to get away this winter, take out a cash advance. 

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