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Most Expensive Cities To Visit In The U.S. Will Shock You

A new survey took into account the average cost of airfare, drinks, meals, and 3 nights of hotel accommodations for popular US vacation spots and came up with a list of the most expensive cities to visit.

The cost of living may be lower in the South, but traveling to Savannah takes you to the #5 most expensive city to take a vacation. The charming town has history that dates back to the Revolutionary War era, but because only six airlines fly into it's small airport, fares can run $430 per person on average.

Visiting the Golden Gate Bridge brings you to the #4 city, San Francisco. It's rising housing costs have made national news, but that also translates to hotel room prices.

The wineries of Napa Valley have a huge appeal for adult travelers with a sophisticated palate. Wine aside, foodies love this area, but food prices for one person on a three day trip averages $282.75. The closest airport to Napa Valley is 50 miles away, so the financial hit of airfare rises when you add the cost of a rental car.

Visitors go to Anchorage, Alaska during the summer to avoid the extreme winter temperatures, but that is also the time when costs in this #2 city rise. Just getting there can run almost $500 for a roundtrip flight!

According to this survey, the #1 most expensive place to vacation in the US is Jackson, Wyoming. While the cost of food, drinks, and accommodations average less than $300 per person for 3 days, its the high price of getting there that makes it so expensive. Flights to Jackson can reach almost $650!

With 50 beautiful states to visit, there are lots of places to go that won't inflict damage on your wallet!

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Most expensive cities to visit in the US will shock you
This undated photo provided by the Kiawah Island Golf Resort shows sunrise as seen from Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Beachwalker is No. 10 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (Kiawah Island Golf Resort via AP)
This undated photo provided by Visit Florida shows Caladesi Island State Park in Dunedin, Florida. The beach is No. 9 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area CVB via AP)
FILE - This May 13, 2010 file photo shows Coopers Beach in Southampton, N.Y. Coopers Beach is No. 8 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, a child chases a sea gull on Coronado Beach in Coronado, Calif. Coronado Beach is No. 7 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)
This undated photo provided by Visit South Walton shows Grayton Beach on Florida's Panhandle on the Gulf Coast. Grayton Beach State Park is No. 6 on the list of top beaches for the summer of 2016 as compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (David Bailey Photography/Visit South Walton via AP)
This undated photo provided by the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce shows Coast Guard Beach on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Coast Guard Beach is No. 5 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (Margo Tabb/Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce via AP)
This undated photo provided by VisitNC.com shows a boy on the beach at Ocracoke on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach is No. 4 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (Bill Russ/NC Department of Commerce via AP)
This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Tourism Authority shows a view of the Kapalua coastline in Maui, Hawaii. Kapalua Bay Beach is No. 3 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (Tor Johnson/Hawaii Tourism Authority via AP)
FILE - This May 18, 2011 file photo shows the Siesta Key public beach in Sarasota, Fla. Siesta Key is No. 2 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
In this May 11, 2016 photo, the sun rises over Oahu's Hanauma Bay near Honolulu. Hanauma Bay is No. 1 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
In this May 11, 2016 photo, people swim in Oahu's Hanauma Bay near Honolulu. Hanauma Bay is No. 1 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2016 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
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