5 of the Best Outdoor Experiences Near Denver

Denver is a city made for avid outdoors-people. With beautiful mountain views, red rock formations, and a roaring river never more than a short drive away — some within city limits — the Mile High City has a lot to see and do.

Los Angeles: Make Your Dollar Go Further

Not sure if Los Angeles is the right destination for your family vacation? This guide is here to help! Check out the best affordable spots in L.A.

Local Secrets: An Insider’s Guide to a Weekend in Chicago

Apologies to Ferris Bueller, but there’s more to do on a day off in Chicago than catching a Cubs game at Wrigley or visiting the Chicago Art Institute.

Miami’s Best Family-Friendly Restaurants

Looking for family-friendly eateries in south Florida? Here’s a list of some of the best restaurants in Miami that are perfect for the whole family.

About Dollar City Guides

Life is complicated. Travel shouldn’t be. The Dollar blog is full of easy, straightforward travel tips and guides to ensure your next trip is fun-filled and worry-free. Welcome to travel, simplified.

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A Foodie’s Guide to Philadelphia: 8 Best Eateries in the City of Brotherly Love

From a classic cheesesteak to vegan buccatini and meatballs, Philadelphia has no shortage of culinary delights. Check out these 8 eateries.

New York CIty

48 Hours in NYC’s Chelsea and Meatpacking District

Visiting New York City? Explore Chelsea and the Meatpacking District. With restaurants, shops and parks, these neighborhoods will have you coming back again and again.

Washington D.C.

Fewer Crowds, More Fun: 48 Hour Guide to Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. is home to a lot of national monuments and historic landmarks. But if you want to see unique attractions in D.C. or are looking to avoid the crowds, use this guide to some of this city’s lesser-known spots.

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Theme Parks

Theme Parks

These theme parks have it all for families. From thrilling rides and live entertainment to outstanding dining, shopping and more.

Beaches & Water Activites

Beaches & Water Activites

Family fun in the sun! These beautiful beaches are the perfect way to enjoy your perfect getaway. Enjoy boating, scuba diving and much more.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Discover spectacular locales with hiking, kayak and bike tours, zip lining and more. Ideal for sporty adventurers and anyone who loves fresh air.

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Where to Shop Like a Local in Minneapolis

Love to shop? Discover some of the funky and fun shopping districts found throughout Minneapolis – the ones the locals keep hush-hush.


Minneapolis Treasure: A Guide to Antiquing in the City of Lakes

Locals in Minneapolis, Minnesota, love their art and antiques, especially those that focus on Scandinavian culture. From library ladders to vintage jewelry, check out these hidden gems to find the best Minneapolis antique treasures.


Hidden Gems of Detroit: Discover Where the Locals Go

If you want to dive into Detroit like a local, you need the scoop on the city’s treasure trove of quirky attractions. From unknown masterpieces to the biggest island park, these attractions will get your itinerary moving in the right direction.

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A Family Guide to Houston’s Theme Parks

Looking for fun things to do and attractions while visiting Houston, Texas? Check out Dollar’s family-friendly guide to Houston’s top theme parks.


6 Ways to Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Dallas

Dallas insiders know there’s much more to the city than meets the eye. Here are 6 family friendly ways to enjoy some outdoor adventure.


A Day in Houston’s Museum District

Even if your visit to Houston is short, you should still take time to visit the Museum District with 19 museums and 4 walkable zones.

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Las Vegas

Kid-Friendly Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip

If you’re headed to Las Vegas with the whole family, check out our go-to guide of kid-friendly hotels on the Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas

Las Vegas: Make Your Dollar Go Further

Vegas is packed with family-friendly hotspots. Don’t roll the dice — save big bucks with these family vacation travel tips.

San Francisco

San Francisco: Make Your Dollar Go Further

San Francisco has plenty of budget-friendly options for the entire family. Here’s how to save some cash on your next family vacation.

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Fort Myers

3 Adventures for Thrill Seekers Visiting Fort Myers

Attention Thrill-Seeking Families: We’ve got plenty of ways to get your adrenaline pumping in Fort Myers, Florida. Check out this guide to learn more.


Miami’s Best Family-Friendly Restaurants

Looking for family-friendly eateries in south Florida? Here’s a list of some of the best restaurants in Miami that are perfect for the whole family.

Ft. Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale: Make Your Dollar Go Further

You don’t have to drop a bunch of cash to have a fabulous Fort Lauderdale getaway. Here’s our guide to budget-friendly family vacations in sunny South Florida.