PHOTOS: 10 Best Budget Destinations for 2014

With amazing food, glorious public spaces, and unparalleled museums, theme parks, and beaches, the only thing “budget” about these world-class vacation spots is the price tag!

  1. Cape Town Stadium, South Africa.

    (Andrea Willmore/Dreamstime)
  2. Colourful beach dwellings at Muizenberg, Cape Town.

  3. Penguins walk on the beach at the Boulders Beach Nature Reserve, near Cape Town.

  4. An evening panorama of Old Town in Warsaw, Poland.

    (Jacek Kadaj/Dreamstime)
  5. Castle Square in Warsaw, Poland.

  6. Monument to the Warsaw uprising in Krasinski square in Warsaw, Poland.

  7. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

    (Alicia Dauksis/Dreamstime)
  8. Locals in the Dominican Republic, dressed in traditional costumes.

  9. Knight's Caribbean paradise, by the beautiful Macao beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

    (Paulo Rainho/Dreamstime)
  10. Gyeongbokgung palace in Seoul, South Korea.

  11. Area west of Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul, South Korea.

    (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)
  12. The entrance to Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul, South Korea.

  13. Near the Blue Rocks outside of historic Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

    (Mike Clime/Dreamstime)
  14. The Picton Castle at anchor in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

    (Greg Banks/Dreamstime)
  15. Fisherman at work in Nova Scotia.

  16. The town hall area of Riga, Latvia.

    (Vladimirs Koskins/Dreamstime)
  17. Aerial view of Riga, Latvia, taken from Academy of Science.

  18. Riga is an inviting place to relax, right on the Baltic Sea.

    (Janis Smits/Dreamstime)
  19. The Simpsons' "Springfield," at Universal Studios Orlando, Florida.

    (Courtesy Universal Studios Orlando)
  20. Orcas performing at SeaWorld Orlando.

    (James Elliott/Dreamstime)
  21. A theater production in the Magic Kingdom, Disney World, Orlando.

  22. The beautiful canals of Venice.

  23. Venetian gondolas on the Grand Canal.

  24. A small cafe on the streets of Venice.

  25. A caminito (little walkway) in La Boca, a neighborhood of Buenos Aires.

  26. The Recoleta neighborhood, Buenos Aires.

  27. Couple dancing the tango in the street in Buenos Aires.

    (Kobby Dagan/Dreamstime)
  28. The magnificent skyline of downtown Philadelphia.

    (Sean Pavone/Dreamstime)
  29. Dentzel Carousel at the kid-friendly Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia.

    (Courtesy Smallbones/Wikimedia Commons)
  30. Philadelphia's Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence was signed in July, 1776.

    (Jorge Villalba/Dreamstime)

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