4 Budget-Friendly Getaways That Are Perfect for Solo Travel

July 3, 2024

Mercedes Zach, travel agent at ASAP Tickets, said that solo travel is an appealing option for taking a break from your daily life and unlocking a new level of freedom. She explained that it’s also a great way to get yourself out of your comfort zone, meet new people, unwind and rejuvenate on your own terms. But it can also be stressful to plan — and hard on your budget. “Over the years, I’ve helped many solo travelers to book their trips, and I know how overwhelming it might be at times to manage everything and choose the best destination when there’s no one else helping with these decisions,” she said. “While going overseas might seem like a tempting option, I would advise starting with a domestic solo trip that will be a less stressful and more convenient option, especially for those traveling alone for the very first time.”

Here are Zach’s expert insights on the best cities for enjoying your solo trip this summer without breaking the bank. Zach said if you’d like to visit parks and go on picturesque hikes, Salt Lake City in Utah is a great place to start. She suggested Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon and Antelope Island State Park as some of the many options near the city that any nature and active adventure lover will appreciate.

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