How to Save Money When Visiting a Big City

Follow these tips to keep the cost of traveling to a major metropolitan area under control.

Visiting a big city can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. There are several ways to soak up what places such as New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Boston have to offer even on a small budget. You can save on accommodations, transportation, entertainment and dining by using these strategies:

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Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor, Kiplinger.com

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for Kiplinger.com. She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.