If couch surfing is not your idea of a fun then there are several other affordable options. Hostels of course are the number one choice with some places as low as three dollars a night! Although the average runs about seventeen dollars a night, here are a few great hostel sites. Hostels do not usually have age limits however, if it is the busy season they may choose to give beds to younger travelers, also you need to be aware if you will need your own bedding or if you can rent bedding, many hostels do not allow sleeping bags, just a heads up!
A more expensive option, but some are still affordable, are hotels/motels. Listed below are some easy hotel search sites. Keep in mind hotels will be on average the cost of a hotel will be double that of a hostel, possibly much higher depending on how much you are willing to spend. Remember you will not be spending a lot of time in your hostel/hotel so there is no need to spend a fortune on it, it is just a place to rest your head at night!