Quick and Affordable Getaways Before the Summer is Over | Dallas Metro Moms

Labor Day is around the corner and it is a perfect weekend for a small getaway to refresh and rewire before summer ends. While we may not be able to control the weather, we can control how we spend it.

Here is a list of affordable and quick flights from Dallas DFW (airport) to anywhere within a four-hour flight radius from September 1 – 5, 2023 (Note: Prices are subject to change):


DFW – Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. has incredible history along with some of the most prestigious museums and monuments in the nation such as the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of African American History and Culture among many others. One-way flights to Washington D.C. will take approximately 3 hours and 2 minutes and the costs vary depending on add-ons. However, for basic fares from DFW – DCA with American Airlines


With Luggage: $376.80 (round-trip)

Carry-on Only: $316.80 (round-trip)



DFW – Atlanta (ATL)

Atlanta is the home of many popular brands such as Coca-Cola and you can visit the World of Coca-Cola Museum for a day. Atlanta also holds a mesmerizing botanical garden and cultural centers like The National Center for Civil and Human rights. Flights to Atlanta take approximately 2 hours and 17 minutes to arrive and rates with Spirit Airlines for non-members are starting at:


With Luggage: $221.78 (round-trip)

Personal item Only: $121.78 (round-trip)


DFW – Chicago (ORD)

Consider visiting Chicago for its deep-dish pizzas and incredible sights like the Skydeck or 360 Chicago. Chicago also holds its own Riverwalk, but rest assured it is different than the one in San Antonio. Let’s not forget Cloud Gate “The Bean” located in Millennium Park where it receives approximately five million annual visitors. Flights to Chicago take 2 hours and 32 minutes to arrive and prices with Spirit Airlines for non-members are:


With Luggage: $327.78

Personal item Only: $221.78


DFW – Las Vegas (LAS)


Las Vegas has entertainment, gourmet, attractions, shopping, etc. A better question would be: What isn’t there to do in Las Vegas? Flights with Frontier are 3 hours and 3 minutes in length and prices are:


With Luggage: $200.96

Personal item Only: $88.96

Airfare does not have to be expensive and there are different activities for all different types of travelers this Labor Day Summer weekend. Which do you prefer?