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All you need is your cell phone, and you’ll be on your way in no time!

When you don’t have a big budget or a lot of time, an escape close to home or a staycation in your own city may be just what you need before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Wondering how to turn your wanderlust into reality? Well, we have a perfect (and cheap!) solution: Uber and Lyft. Simply schedule a ride on the apps with your mobile device, selecting the date and time you’d like to be picked up, and you could end up somewhere entirely new and different in a matter of hours.

If you’ve only used the service in the past as a means of getting from point A to point B, then you haven’t fully unlocked its backseat potential. It’s a resourceful alternative to traditional transportation options. You don’t have to worry about driving and putting extra miles on your own personal vehicle, spending money on a rental car and insurance, booking a flight, or paying for parking. Oh, and did we mention the back seat offers the best view of the misty Carolina shoreline and the cliff-lined and the windy roads around Asheville.

Here, we’ve done the legwork for you using Uber’s and Lyft’s fare estimator for popular locales below the Mason-Dixon. The best part is that each trip is less than $100 one-way, but you can divvy up the cost with friends joining you for a girls’ trip or family members accompanying you on a sistercation. Keep in mind, though, that these are only rough estimates. The price can fluctuate depending on the type of vehicle you select or if you plan your road trip during high-demand times. Regardless, your end-of-summer and fall vacation are well within reach, thanks to the popular ride-sharing service.

West Palm Beach to Miami, Florida

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $75 - $88
  • Uber Fare estimate: $67 - $90

Beaufort, South Carolina to Savannah, Georgia

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $75 - $88
  • Uber Fare estimate: $70 - $83

Austin to Lake Travis, Texas

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $25 - $35
  • Uber Fare estimate: $30 - $40

Spartanburg, South Carolina to Asheville, North Carolina

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $81 - $94
  • Uber Fare estimate: $79 - $100

Atlanta to Lake Lanier, GA

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $40 - $52
  • Uber Fare estimate: $89 - $100

Picayune to Biloxi, Mississippi

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $81 - $94
  • Uber Fare estimate: $75 - $100

Jamestown to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $68 - $81
  • Uber Fare estimate: $74 - $88

Lebanon to Nashville, Tennessee

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $33 - $44
  • Uber Fare estimate: $33 - $44

Mobile to Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $69 - $82
  • Uber Fare estimate: $71- $95

Newport News to Virginia Beach, Virginia

  • Lyft Fare estimate: $37 - $48
  • Uber Fare estimate: $38- $50

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Planning a long-anticipated vacation to a destination across the country or a remote island somewhere is great. But have you taken the time to discover what’s in your own backyard? Pick a spot close to home, pack your bags without thinking, and get out on the open road this weekend using Uber or Lyft.