Going on a nice a luxurious vacation can be difficult in a bad economy. Here's a list of vacations the whole family can enjoy that won't be too hard on the family budget, according to via Fox Business.


Tourism accounts for 11 percent of Egypt's economy. This vacation has trips down the Nile, pyramids, ancient Cairo, and discounted excursions.

The U.S. has issued a "Travel Alert" to Americans living or traveling in Egypt because of political unrest. But most places in the country are safe to visit.

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The price for a hotel room have gone down 4 percent in Greece and 15 percent in Athens, according to Budget Travel. This vacation spot not only has dwindling hotel rates, but it also has the Parthenon and Acropolis.

Kansas City, MO

This is an inexpensive vacation with barbecue, shopping, art, and other world-class attractions.

San Diego
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This city in Southern California is one of America's top 10 most visited cities, according to Budget Travel. With sunny days, waves for surfing, music and more, all contributing to why it made the list.

Prices are currently low but are expected to go up in 2013.

Azores, Portugal

Black sand beaches, 11 hours of sun light, volcanic landscapes, and nine islands to choose from, are all part of the experience at Azores.

Plus, with the start of the low season, this vacation just got more affordable.

Atlantic Canada
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This year's celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking off the coast of Newfoundland will be this destination's biggest feature this year, according to Budget Travel.

Oh and the un-crowded beaches, hikes, and world-class seafood will accompany the parade and film festival.

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This tropical island has a barrier reef, beaches, Mayan temples, rain forests, and an exchange rate of almost 2 to 1 as of September, according to Budget Travel.


With a big enough budget, consumers could visit Warsaw, Krakow, and Auschwitz.

Five-star hotel rates are some of the most inexpensive in the world in these cities. Rates will be even lower once the UEFA Euro 2012 soccer tournament ends, according to Budget Travel.

San Antonio, Texas
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This vacation includes historical sites, parks, and other activities for tourists to enjoy. In spring, the average temperature in this city is 79 degrees but can get pretty crowded.

The city is less crowded in December but the temperature is 90 degrees and rains much more.

Taipei, Taiwan
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This former territory of China has beaches with golden sand and hot springs on the countryside.

In October and November, the average temperature is in the mid 70s and is accompanied by less than four inches of rain.