Prices in beach towns tend to spike around this summer holiday, but these destinations offer long weekend getaways, all for less than $50 per person per night. Talk about fireworks!

By Lauren Phillips
Photo: TerryJ/Getty Images
Photo: TerryJ/Getty Images

For many, the highlight of summer is the Fourth of July, when the whole country comes together to celebrate all that makes the United States great—plus fireworks, a day off work, excellent cookouts, and more. July 4th is also a great excuse to make a quick getaway, even if you’re on a budget.

These destinations offer TripAdvisor Rentals for the week of July 4th priced as low as $750 for a week in a two-bedroom. That breaks down to $27 per person, per night—a small price to pay for a July 4th your family will remember forever. Read on to find your perfect Independence Day escape:

#1: Hilo, Hawaii

Median weekly rate for a two-bedroom property over the Fourth of July: $750

Cost per person, per night (based on four-person occupancy): $27

If a trip to Hawaii is practically a universal bucket-list item, a trip with low-cost accommodations is an absolute dream.

#2: St. Augustine, Florida

Median weekly rate for a two-bedroom property over the Fourth of July: $995

Cost per person, per night (based on four-person occupancy): $36

Who could pass up the opportunity to celebrate our country’s legacy in one of its oldest cities?

#3: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Median weekly rate for a two-bedroom property over the Fourth of July: $1,032

Cost per person, per night (based on four-person occupancy): $37

Myrtle Beach sure knows how to host a good party, and its Fourth of July celebration must be a can’t-miss.

#4: Jersey Shore, New Jersey

Median weekly rate for a two-bedroom property over the Fourth of July: $1,325

Cost per person, per night (based on four-person occupancy): $47

Miles of well-loved coastline are yours to pick from, should you choose to watch fireworks from any of these storied beaches.

#5: Sanibel Island, Florida

Median weekly rate for a two-bedroom property over the Fourth of July: $1,350

Cost per person, per night (based on four-person occupancy): $48

Get on island time for the Fourth of July this year.

#6: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Median weekly rate for a two-bedroom property over the Fourth of July: $1,369

Cost per person, per night (based on four-person occupancy): $49

Kick back in Lowcountry heaven on this casual, family-friendly barrier island.

#7: Outer Banks, North Carolina

Median weekly rate for a two-bedroom property over the Fourth of July: $1,400

Cost per person, per night (based on four-person occupancy): $50

Love the Outer Banks already? Then you’ll really love it during this holiday, when everyone is out boating, barbecuing, and generally making the most of the spectacular July weather.

Photo: TerryJ/Getty Images

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