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No Shirt, No Shoes—No Problem

Summer was made for quick getaways. Here are the 21 best easy-out adventures, from California to Michigan to Maine all for $500 or less.

Welcome to the Jungle

Weekend Escapes for less than $500: Hiking Griffith Park, Los Angeles.

Alien Territory

Weekend Escapes for less than $500: Road-tripping New Mexico.

Swamp Things

Weekend Escapes for less than $500: Paddling Mississippi's Pascagoula River

Wash Out

Weekend Escapes for less than $500: Crossing Lake Champlain, Hiking Mount Marcy.

Winthrop, Washington

Weekend Escapes for less than $500: Tubing and Rock Climbing in Washington state

Cape Ann, Massachusetts

Weekend Escapes for less than $500: Sea Kayaking and whale watching in Massachusetts