This Quirky Southern Town Is An Underrated Weekend Getaway Destination

Searching for a fun family vacation that won’t break the bank or leave you surrounded by suffocating crowds of tourists? We’ve got you covered. Traveling can be stressful, particularly when you’ve only got a few days to spare, but U.S. News & World Report recently released its list of America’s most affordable weekend getaway spots. There’s one southern town on the list that will surprise you with its budget-friendly lodging options, an eclectic range of activities, and seemingly endless sources of family fun.

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To learn more about Tupelo and its many budget-friendly options, including affordable lodging and dining selections, click here.

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