How to Travel in California Cheaply

Finding Cheap Lodging

Book your trip during the off-season when you visit tourist areas. 

Reserve a private room on Airbnb for a comfortable, cheap option.  

Use competitive hotel booking websites to find the cheapest option. 

Book a hostel for cheap, dormitory-style lodgings. 

Camp out instead of staying in hotels in rural areas.  

Couch-surf if you want free accommodations and local information.  

Saving Transportation Money

Rely on inexpensive public transit when you visit a city. 

Take your car or rent a vehicle for a picturesque road trip. 

Use ride-sharing apps like Uber or Lyft for quick, easy rides.