The average price of a 7-day trip to Lake Whitney is $1,808 for a solo traveler, $3,247 for a couple, and $6,088 for a family of 4. Lake Whitney hotels range from $65 to $297 per night with an average of $115, while most vacation rentals will cost $260 to $940 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Waco Regional Airport (ACT) are between $526 and $686 per person for economy flights and $1,651 to $2,153 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $45 to $117 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Lake Whitney, TX, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to ACT and stay in a Lake Whitney hotel:

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 28th to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Lake Whitney is usually late January and early February.

 

Average Lake Whitney Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Lake Whitney for a week is $1,183-$2,735($169-$391 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $45 to $117 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $376 to $590 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $109 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $181 to $221 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Lake Whitney for a week is $2,174-$4,336($311-$619 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $90 to $234 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $752 to $1,180 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $109 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $181 to $221 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Lake Whitney for a week is $3,748-$7,490($535-$1,070 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $180 to $468 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,504 to $2,360 for economy

Lodging: $164 to $218 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $290 to $309 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Lake Whitney

How cheap can you make a vacation to Lake Whitney? The cheapest trip to Lake Whitney is about $126 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $260 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $55.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Lake Whitney for a week is $881-$2,613($126-$373 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $49 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $376 to $590 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $65 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $260 to $280 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Lake Whitney for a week is $1,432-$3,546($205-$507 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $98 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $752 to $1,180 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $65 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $260 to $280 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Lake Whitney for a week is $2,864-$6,084($409-$869 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $196 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,504 to $2,360 for economy

Lodging: $110 to $130 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $390 to $392 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Lake Whitney cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Lake Whitney Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Lake Whitney.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Lake Whitney for a week is $2,430-$15,706($347-$2,244 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $81 to $257 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $981 to $1,499 for first class

Lodging: $147 to $297 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $940 to $2,068 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Lake Whitney for a week is $3,978-$19,004($568-$2,715 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $162 to $514 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,962 to $2,998 for first class

Lodging: $147 to $297 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $940 to $2,068 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Lake Whitney for a week is $7,956-$33,046($1,137-$4,721 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $324 to $1,028 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,924 to $5,996 for first class

Lodging: $294 to $594 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,410 to $3,309 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Lake Whitney Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Lake Whitney is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Lake Whitney due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Lake Whitney Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Lake Whitney hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Lake Whitney.

 

Flight Costs to Lake Whitney

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $686 average in early to mid March to a low of $526 in late January and early February. Median flight price is $436. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Lake Whitney our data includes 172 originating airports, and 59 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Lake Whitney from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,285 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (the United States) at an average of just $226.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Lake Whitney, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $160, so you can easily save about 30% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Lake Whitney can easily cost $370 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $25 per person. Private tours can cost $740 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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