Five Summer Destinations That Won't Strain Your Budget

Trim Castle in Ireland; Wikimedia Commons

The summer vacation season is here, and the trip planning has begun. Though deals may seem hard to come by as hotels and airlines begin raising their rates for summer, Christine Sarkis, writer and editor for SmarterTravel.com, has done some of the dirty work, monitoring trends and sale patterns to find the top five destinations where travelers can stretch a dollar.