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Top U.S. summer destinations to visit

Looking for a place to travel this summer on a budget? According to a recent TripAdvisor survey, "about half of U.S. travelers (49 percent) will plan a summer leisure trip to the beach/ocean and 44 percent will plan a leisure trip to a city destination." Start packing your bags because TripAdvisor recently announced its list of the top U.S. destinations to visit this year, offering vacationers the best value hotels and least expensive week to travel.

Check out the top 25 U.S. summer destinations to visit this season.

Wildwood Crest, New Jersey

Best value hotel: Aqua Beach Resort Least expensive
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Best value hotel: Aqua Beach Resort

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Ocean City, New Jersey

Best value hotel: Harris House Motel Least expensive
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Best value hotel: Harris House Motel

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Lake George, New York

Best value hotel: Lake Motel Least expensive week
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Best value hotel: Lake Motel

Least expensive week to visit: June 12 to June 18

Bar Harbor, Maine

Best value hotel: Atlantic Eyrie Lodge Least expensive
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Best value hotel: Atlantic Eyrie Lodge

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Ocean City, Maryland

Best value hotel: Safari Motel Boardwalk Least expensive
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Best value hotel: Safari Motel Boardwalk

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Best value hotel: Atlantis Inn Least expensive week
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Best value hotel: Atlantis Inn

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Ogunquit, Maine

Best value hotel: Gorges Grant Hotel  Least expensive
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Best value hotel: Gorges Grant Hotel 

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

West Yellowstone, Montana

Best value hotel: The Historic Madison Hotel Least
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Best value hotel: The Historic Madison Hotel

Least expensive week to visit: August 28 to September 3

Montauk, New York

Best value hotel: Aqualina Inn Montauk Least expensive
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Best value hotel: Aqualina Inn Montauk

Least expensive week to visit: June 5 to June 11

Cape May, New Jersey

Best value hotel: Buckingham Motel Least expensive week
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Best value hotel: Buckingham Motel

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Estes Park, Colorado

Best value hotel: Hotel Estes Least expensive week
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Best value hotel: Hotel Estes

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Traverse City, Michigan

Best value hotel: Sugar Beach Resort Hotel Least
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Best value hotel: Sugar Beach Resort Hotel

Least expensive week to visit: June 5 to June 11

Jackson, Wyoming

Best value hotel: Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole
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Best value hotel: Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

Least expensive week to visit: June 5 to June 11

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Best value hotel: Belvedere Beach Resort Least expensive
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Best value hotel: Belvedere Beach Resort

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Anchorage, Alaska

Best value hotel: The Lakefront Anchorage Least expensive
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Best value hotel: The Lakefront Anchorage

Least expensive week to visit: Aug. 28 to Sept. 3

Lake Placid, New York

Best value hotel: Lake House Least expensive week
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Best value hotel: Lake House

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

North Conway, New Hampshire

Best value hotel: Golden Gables Inn Least expensive
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Best value hotel: Golden Gables Inn

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Best value hotel: Black Hawk Motel & Suites
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Best value hotel: Black Hawk Motel & Suites

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Best value hotel: Shutters on the Banks Least
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Best value hotel: Shutters on the Banks

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

South Lake Tahoe, California

Best value hotel: Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly Least
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Best value hotel: Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly

Least expensive week to visit: June 5 to June 11

Newport, Rhode Island

Best value hotel: Gilded Least expensive week to
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Best value hotel: Gilded

Least expensive week to visit: June 5 to June 11

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Best value hotel: Regency Towers Least expensive week
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Best value hotel: Regency Towers

Least expensive week to visit: Aug. 21 to Aug. 27

Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Best value hotel: Comfort Inn and Suites Least
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Best value hotel: Comfort Inn and Suites

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Best value hotel: TownePlace Suites Colorado Springs Garden
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Best value hotel: TownePlace Suites Colorado Springs Garden of the Gods

Least expensive week to visit: May 29 to June 4

Branson, Missouri

Best value hotel: Fall Creek Inn & Suites 
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Best value hotel: Fall Creek Inn & Suites 

Least expensive week to visit: Aug. 21 to Aug. 27

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