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07/01/2015 04:29 pm ET Updated Jul 01, 2016

The Best One-Tank Road Trips For Summer

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Nothing says "summer in America" like a road trip. But you don't want to blow your whole vacation budget on gas, so we've rounded up the best destinations that you can get to (and back!) on just one tank of gas from major cities around the country.

Whether you're looking for an adventurous, romantic weekend escape, or a quick kid-friendly day trip, we've got you covered. Read on to find out where to go, and what to do once you get there.

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You Might Also Like: Read the original story: The Best One-Tank Road Trips for Summer by Caroline Morse and Patricia Magaña, who are regular contributors to SmarterTravel.

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