By: Cynthia Measom | From: Go Banking Rates

San Antonio, Texas

  • Seven-night hotel stay: $990
  • Fast food meal: $9
  • Meal at an inexpensive restaurant: $18

Jon Morgan, CEO and editor-in-chief of Venture Smarter, said that San Antonio is a culturally rich city with plenty of free activities for visitors.

“The River Walk is a beautiful area to explore on foot or by boat, and the city’s many public parks offer opportunities for hiking, picnicking and outdoor recreation,” he said. “The Alamo is a must-visit historical site, and the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park provides a glimpse into the area’s Spanish colonial history.”

Other free activities include the Japanese Tea Garden and Market Square marketplace. Additionally, the San Antonio Museum of Art has free admission for children 12 and under.