Budget-Friendly Family Travel for Asperger Syndrome Teens
If you have a teenager or older child with Asperger Syndrome or high-functioning autism, you may be frustrated about making family travel plans. Perhaps your child is particular or inflexible. Most families also have the challenge of sticking to a reasonable budget. It's possible to save money and also engage your child's intellectual curiosity.
According to an article by Huffington Post Canada, a study by Hotels.com revealed some of the favorite destinations for international traveling. Some of the favorites are more budget-friendly than others. Depending how much you want to budget for your vacation, you may choose a vacation destination that matches your teen's special interests and hobbies.
Maryland Delaware's coastlines have beach rental properties that are ideal for vacationing with a special needs teen. You don't have to worry about staying in a hotel that might not feel enough like home. Other budget-friendly beach vacations can be found with Caribbean cruise that specialize in special needs travelers. Some beach towns that made the list of favorites and are also affordable include Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Florida. Key West is just a short trip from Miami’s South Beach.
Several business hubs actually make great tourist destinations. According to Huffington Post, hotels in Hong Kong are fairly affordable. Other hubs for business travelers that can also appeal to families with children on the autism spectrum include San Francisco, California. It doesn’t cost a lot to rent a bicycle to ride over the Golden Gate Bridge. Hong Kong and San Francisco each offer great culture, foods and scenic views. If your teen with Asperger Syndrome is interested in computers, he or she may really love a vacation to Silicon Valley or Hong Kong.
Some teens with Asperger Syndrome are history buffs. Rome is a popular tourist destination that won’t break your piggy bank. According to Huffington Post, the average daily rate for Rome hotels are also fairly reasonable. Rome offers a taste of history with the Vatican City as well as a taste of Italian cuisine.
Boston is another city that has historic neighborhoods and a rich history. But if your child feels more comfortable in smaller towns or cities, consider vacation areas in Northwest Indiana near Lake Michigan.
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