Tapped out after the holidays? We hear you. Even with a slim post-holiday budget, you can find affordable getaway options in the northeast. The fact that you can drive or take public transportation to these regional destinations makes it even easier on the wallet. Here are several EscapeMaker-approved “get-out-of-town for under $100” hotels, inns, and B&B’s. These properties offer nightly room rates of $100 or less in January and February, excluding holidays. In some cases, these rates even include breakfast or other extras! The Tern Inn & Cottages, West Harwich, MA — Centrally located on Cape Cod, and a short walk to the beach on Nantucket Sound. Rates include breakfast. Redd Rose Bed & Breakfast, Skaneateles, NY — A 1850’s home located in the tranquil Finger Lakes wine country near the quaint lakeside village of Skaneateles. Stagecoach House Inn, Wyoming, RI — A romantic country inn on the beautiful Wood River, originally built in 1796 as a place for stagecoach travelers to spend the night. Stony Brook Inn, Shawnee On Delaware, PA — A warm, comfortable inn built in the 1800’s with modern amenities and a full traditional breakfast offered daily. Howe Caverns Motel, Howe Cave, NY – This recently renovated AAA-rated motel features spacious rooms and beautiful mountain views. Packages which also include the Howe Caverns tour are priced just above the $100 mark. While we’re on the subject of thrift, consider these no-cost or low-cost activities while you’re away, or even in your own hometown! Outlet shopping for post-holiday sales / State-by-state listing Geocaching for hidden treasures / Destination ideas Parks trails for nature walks, hikes, or cross-country skiing / State-by-state listing Affordable arts and cultural activities / Calendar of events database