These are the 10 most expensive U.S. tourist destinations

  • Traveling to certain U.S. cities and destinations will cost you more when it comes to airfare, hotel, food and beverages.
  • This list from GOBankingRates identifies which vacation spots will cost you the most, based on a three-night stay in October.

If you're planning a trip on a budget, be warned: Visiting these U.S. destinations will likely cost you more.

Personal finance website GOBankingRates recently evaluated top vacation spots by the costs associated with visiting them, including airfare and hotel, as well as other expenses, such as food and beverages. Airfares are based on average flight prices from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

The following cities and destinations came up as the most expensive, based on two adults staying for three nights in October 2018.

10. Charleston, South Carolina
Total cost: $1,680.82
Hotel (3 nights): $534
Airfare (for two): $757

Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina

9. Philadelphia
Total cost: $1,697.56
Hotel (3 nights): $528
Airfare (for two): $757.24

Philadelphia
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Philadelphia

8. San Francisco
Total cost: $1,705.52
Hotel (3 nights): $463
Airfare (for two): $730

San Francisco's Painted Ladies Victorian homes. 
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San Francisco's Painted Ladies Victorian homes. 

7. Nashville
Total cost: $1,728.22
Hotel (3 nights): $628
Airfare (for two): $703.62

Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee

6. Boston
Total cost: $1,730.02
Hotel (3 nights): $634
Airfare (for two): $646.62

Boston
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Boston

5. Austin
Total cost: $1,735.94
Hotel (3 nights): $626
Airfare (for two): $697.44

Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas

4. Washington, D.C.
Total cost: $1,881.48
Hotel (3 nights): $558
Airfare (for two): $855.60

Fireworks explode over Washington, DC. 
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Fireworks explode over Washington, DC. 

3. Asheville, North Carolina
Total cost: $1,921.82
Hotel (3 nights): $689
Airfare (for two): $858.06

Asheville skyline
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Asheville skyline

2. Maui
Total cost: $1,924.04
Hotel (3 nights): $751
Airfare (for two): $705.04

Maui, Hawaii
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Maui, Hawaii

1. New York
Total cost: $2,070.36
Hotel (3 nights): $773
Airfare (for two): $749.92

New York City skyline
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New York City skyline