Going on a family vacation can certainly be expensive. Most families initially look at the cost of the hotel, airfare, and rental car, but there are so many other expenses as well. Things like pet sitters, food, and admission to tourist attractions can definitely add to the cost of a family vacation. If you are planning family travel, it’s a good idea to try to get deals wherever possible. If you can lower expenses, you can possibly consider adding on a day to your trip, upgrading your hotel, or starting to save for another vacation. There are lots of ways to save – here’s one of my favorite ways of getting deals on popular tourist attractions.
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Getting Deals on Popular Tourist Attractions
If your travels are taking you to New York City, Atlanta, Boston, Seattle, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Southern California, or Tampa Bay, consider getting a CityPASS. CityPASS offers ticket booklets to some of the most popular tourist locations for one low price. With a CityPASS, you can visit the attractions in any order. You can choose to visit more than one in a day, or spread them out over your vacation. It can be a great deal if you are already planning on visiting a few of the attractions, because the CityPASS offers a huge savings over the cost of the individual tickets. Adults tickets and child tickets are offered.
Here are just a few examples of the current passes. Keep in mind that these can change at any time:
Boston CityPASS Admission Includes:
New England Aquarium
Museum of Science
Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston OR Boston Harbor Cruises
New York City CityPASS Admission Includes:
NYC CityPASS Admission Includes:
The Empire State Building Experience
American Museum of Natural History
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Top of the Rock Observation Deck OR Guggenheim Museum
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island OR Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
9/11 Memorial & Museum OR Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
To learn more or purchase, visit the CityPASS website. Read more family travel deals here.