Live in or near Florida and want a cheap getaway? Try these three suggestions for inexpensive family fun.
Sometimes, you just want to pack your bags and go somewhere fun for the weekend. But, at the same time, you don’t want to break the bank. We’ve found some affordable activities in North Florida that families and couples can do to save money and have some much-deserved fun!
Amelia Island Inshore Fishing Trip – Get ready for inland fishing in the beautiful Amelia River. An expert guide will search for the perfect spot to capture fish like redfish and tarpon. Ask your captain questions about nature, North Florida’s best fishing spots and all the crazy fish tails he has to share. In the off-season, a half day of this adventure-packed fishing experience costs $325. Additional pricing and availability can also be found here. Make sure to double check Expedia’s bundle deals for discounted rates on hotels and activities.
Candy-Making Workshop at Sweet Pete’s – Book a Chocolate Bar Your Way Candy- making session and feel like a real-life Willy Wonka with your loved one(s) all while making candy and getting in touch with your sweet side. Tickets for this awesome shop are as low as $18 a piece. This class is about an hour long and comes with 1 free scoop of ice-cream. What a sweet deal!
Ghost and Gravestone Tours – For our more afterlife-friendly readers who like spending time learning about history and hauntings, north Florida boasts Ghost and Gravestone Tours that are located a short 47 minutes or so from Jacksonville in the heart of St. Augustine! If you purchase your tickets online, adults are $25.26 each and children (ages 3-12) are $14.03. You can buy tickets online here if you dare.
If you live in sunny Florida (or any of the states we operate in from coast to coast) and need a little help affording your Statecation, see if you qualify for one of our personal loans by applying today. With fair rates and flexible terms, it’s easy to fit payments into your budget. And, one of our loans is a whole lot smarter way to finance your vacation than putting some or all of it on credit cards. Read more about that, and other affordable travel tips in our many travel posts.