If the only thing stopping you from taking your family for a summer vacation is budget, then here is the solution to your problem. India has some of the best vacation destinations where you can have a blast this summer with your family without putting a dent in your bank balance. You can visit these lesser known places instead of tourist hot-spots, which are usually crowded and expensive. Here is a list of six budget-friendly places in India you could visit with your family this summer. Also Read - Jiah Khan Death Anniversary: Timeline of Events Surrounding The Mysterious Death of Nishabd Actor

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1. Alleppey, Kerala

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Known as the Venice of the East, Alleppey offers you and your family the perfect summer getaway. Taste local delicacies and rent a houseboat to cruise around the backwaters. You can also opt for  Government operated boat service. This is the cheapest way to explore the backwaters.  Alleppy-Kottayam and Alleppey-Kollam are among the most beautiful routes. Also Read - Bangladesh ODI Captain Tamim Iqbal Was 'Ashamed Of Himself' After Seeing Virat Kohli's Fitness Levels



 2. McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh

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McLeod Ganj, located in Himachal Pradesh, is the best place to beat the heat. Take your family to this picturesque hill station and enjoy the cool weather. The place provides some of the most budget-friendly accommodation options. You can visit museums, temples and eating joints. You can also opt for guided treks that are reasonably priced.

3. Sikkim

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Sikkim is one of the most beautiful states of the country. The amazing view of majestic Himalaya, fantastic climate and delicious local food are few of the reasons to visit this state. You can find numerous budget hotels for accommodation and low-cost food joints. Don’t forget to taste momos when you are there.

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4. Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

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Kasol, a village in Himachal Pradesh, is the cheapest summer getaway. You can take HRTC operated buses to reach the place, which offers several options for accommodation at rock bottom prices. From beautiful locations to food, Kasol has it all.

 5. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

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Kodaikanal, which is located in Tamil Nadu, is also known as the ‘Princess of Hill Stations’. Enjoy the delicious street food at the lowest prices. You can choose from a number of lodging options that are low cost and offer amazing views. Your family can also indulge in adventurous activities offered at this place.

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6. Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

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Although reaching Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, might be little difficult, it is worth the effort. The place will calm you down and welcome you with its wonderful climate. Local people are warm and will help you out with home stays. You can enjoy hot local food and accommodation at nominal prices.

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