Staycations Across the Nation 2012: Fun things to do in cities all over the USA!

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Yes­ter­day I shared all sorts of great family & budget-friendly things to do this sum­mer in both Arizona and Omaha. Obviously though, many of you don’t live in those areas (and aren’t plan­ning trips there any­time soon). So, I teamed up with a large group of bloggers from across the nation to bring you a fab­u­lous list, with inex­pen­sive and fun things to do in cities all over the USA! You’ll find posts grouped by geographical region. Hopefully you’ll find your city, your travel destination, or be able to take a little “virtual” vacation! Enjoy 😉


Buffalo/Niagara Falls, New York :: Coupons, Deals and More
Central New Jersey :: Philzendia (formerly Oh diane)
Erie, Pennsylvania :: Growing Kids Ministry
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania :: Family Balance Sheet

South Atlantic

Washington, DC :: Holy Spirit-led Homeschooling
Baltimore, Maryland :: The Happy Housewife
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia :: Life Your Way
Charlottesville, Virginia :: How to Have it All
Jacksonville, Florida :: Saving The Family Money
Orlando, Florida :: Orlando’s Best Deals
St. Augustine, Florida :: Jypsie Visions


Black Hills, South Dakota :: Little House Living
North Central Indiana :: Parenting Miracles
Central Indiana :: In Good Cents
Chicago, Illinois :: Chicagoland Homeschool Network
Mount Vernon, Ohio :: Living Better One Day at a Time
Cincinnati, Ohio :: Savings Lifestyle Cincinnati
Dayton, Ohio :: Savings Lifestyle Dayton
Mansfield, Ohio :: The Traveling Praters
Metro Detroit, Michigan :: Saving Dollars and Sense
Oakland County, Michigan :: Bargain Shopper Mom
Oshkosh, Wisconsin :: A Little Bit of This and That
SE Minnesota :: Everyday Notions
Omaha, Nebraska :: Mom Endeavors (yours truly 😉 )
Kansas City Area :: Kansas City Mamas
Springfield, Missouri :: Getting Freedom
Springfield, Missouri :: I Think I can, I think I can
St. Louis, Missouri :: Our Four Letter Words

South Central

Arlington, Texas :: Grocery Shop For FREE
Dallas, Texas :: Surviving The Stores
Grapevine, Texas :: My Crazy Savings
Houston, Texas :: MomsTravelTales


Colorado Springs, Colorado :: Springs Bargains
Denver, Colorado :: Denver Bargains

Arizona (all) :: Mom Endeavors (yours truly, again!)
Phoenix, Arizona :: Saving For Someday
Tucson, Arizona :: Desert Chica Ramblings


Portland, Oregon :: Frugal Living NW
San Diego, California :: Life as MOM
San Diego, California (The Eating Tour) :: Good Cheap Eats
Seattle, Washington :: Queen Bee Coupons

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I’m Sara, a mom to three adorable boys living in the Arizona desert. As a former teacher, I love sharing my passions with others. So, have a look around for creative inspiration about cooking, creating, celebrating, traveling with kids, and more everyday mom endeavors!


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