The average price of a 7-day trip to Muscatine is $1,373 for a solo traveler, $2,466 for a couple, and $4,623 for a family of 4. Muscatine hotels range from $59 to $270 per night with an average of $96, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $780 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Quad City International Airport (MLI) are between $555 and $784 per person for economy flights and $1,742 to $2,460 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $54 to $78 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 Muscatine, IA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to MLI and stay in a Muscatine hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Muscatine is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Muscatine Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Muscatine for a week is $1,234-$1,940($176-$277 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $78 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $364 to $674 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $120 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $83 to $101 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Muscatine for a week is $2,358-$3,380($337-$483 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $156 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $728 to $1,348 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $120 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $83 to $101 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Muscatine for a week is $3,766-$6,320($538-$903 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $312 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,456 to $2,696 for economy

Lodging: $164 to $240 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $133 to $141 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Muscatine

How cheap can you make a vacation to Muscatine? The cheapest trip to Muscatine is about $115 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 $180 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 $48.

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 Muscatine for a week is $806-$2,249($115-$321 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $45 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $364 to $674 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Muscatine for a week is $1,324-$3,238($189-$463 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $90 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $728 to $1,348 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Muscatine for a week is $2,648-$5,720($378-$817 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,456 to $2,696 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $118 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $288 to $294 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Muscatine cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Muscatine Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Muscatine for a week is $2,398-$10,900($343-$1,557 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $97 to $140 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $885 to $1,496 for first class

Lodging: $139 to $270 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $780 to $1,404 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Muscatine for a week is $3,962-$13,376($566-$1,911 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $194 to $280 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,770 to $2,992 for first class

Lodging: $139 to $270 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $780 to $1,404 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Muscatine for a week is $7,924-$23,380($1,132-$3,340 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $388 to $560 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,540 to $5,984 for first class

Lodging: $278 to $540 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,092 to $2,246 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Muscatine Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Muscatine is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Muscatine 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.

Muscatine 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 Muscatine 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 Muscatine.

 

Flight Costs to Muscatine

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $784 average in mid December to a low of $555 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $489. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Muscatine our data includes 325 originating airports, and 89 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Muscatine from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $5,791 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Minneapolis-St Paul International (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN (the United States) at an average of just $172.

 

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 Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Muscatine, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $230, so you can easily save about 41% 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 Muscatine can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $673 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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