06/14/2012 12:01 pm ET Updated Jun 14, 2012

Budget Summer Vacations: 5 Perfect Destinations For A Student Budget

By Emma Stoneall

Here’s the thing: It’s summer and you want to get out of the town that reminds you of high school. The problem is, you barely have enough money to fill up your gas tank. Well, don’t completely give up hope! If you grab enough friends to chip in, you can have a summer of cheap travels and priceless memories.

So pack up your summer tote equipped with sunglasses, straw hats and that swimsuit you splurged too much on, and get to traveling! It doesn’t have to be as daunting and expensive as your parents say it is, and it’s time you take a trip for yourself.

Check below for our top 5 cities to visit on that college budget! I promise you won’t regret it.

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