5 Affordable Fall Travel Destinations

Prime leaf-peeping season is fall-travelhere—and so are some great domestic fall travel deals. That should come as a relief to many consumers, given that Americans will spend an average of $2,836 per person to travel this fall—more than summer travel—according to travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.

If you want to see the fall colors without spending a lot of money, plan a trip within driving distance of your home. The savings could be significant. According to financial research firm ValuePenguin, about 44 percent of travel costs for the typical U.S. family are for transportation.

Here are five fall travel destinations around the country that are affordable and offer some of the best fall foliage.

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