Fourth of July Weekend: Where the deals are America's best bargain for hotels this holiday weekend is San Antonio. The worst? Washington, D.C., where all of the lobbyists are. Sean O'Neill Thursday, Jul 1, 2010, 2:41 PM Budget Travel LLC, 2015

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Fourth of July Weekend: Where the deals are

We checked in with the pros at Travelocity to try to see where the most affordable hotspots are nationwide. Genevieve Shaw Brown pulled some numbers for us, comparing average nightly rates for every hotel purchased on Travelocity with a check-in date between July 2–5 this year compared with the same dates in 2008.


San Antonio

Now, $109

Down 30 percent



Now, $118

Down 10 percent.

Washington, D.C.

Now, $150

Down 5 percent.

South Florida

Now, $135

Down 17 percent


Now, $166

Down 17 percent.


Now, $112

Down 23 percent

Tampa / St. Petersburg

Now, $123

Down 24 percent

San Juan

Now, $162

Down 27 percent

Minneapolis / St. Paul

Now, $95

Down 24 percent


Now, $146

Down 11 percent.

Clearly, there are still a ton of bargain hotel rooms out there, via sites such as Travelocity.

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Note:This story was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.


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