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I love Lubbock and all, but I'll also never pass up a chance to skip town for some fun.

If you haven't noticed, gas is costly right now and it's put a damper on some summer trip plans. If you're looking for a fun weekend trip that's easy on your wallet, check out one of the 5 places below.

It may not be the Bahamas or Las Vegas, but you can still have a fun weekend vacation with friends and family while staying a little bit closer to home.

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Do you have a favorite weekend getaway that is close to home? Let us know in the comment section on our Facebook page. We'd love to check it out. Safe travels!

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