When you think about warm weather travel, the first events you think of probably include spring break and summer vacation. If you have kids, you may also think about daily or weekly outings. Since almost everyone is watching their spending, it only makes sense to include travel into the budget mix. One way to make travel easier and cheaper is with maps.

Whether you are planning for a vacation or frequent outings, state and local maps can help you find cool places to visit. They can also help you plan the most economical route to take so that you save on that gas bill! To help you find the maps you need, to put this frugal plan into action, you may want to check out these map resources.

On a side note, grabbing a copy of these maps can also help you to teach your kids about places that they may never actually visit. What a way to spend your summer vacation…visiting the US without ever leaving the safety of your home!