School’s out and the weather is warmer. And with summer comes the inevitable summer vacation. With multiple children and rising gas prices, you may wonder how you’ll afford a vacation this year. Whether you keep it local or venture out of the state, use these websites to help you plan the perfect vacation for less.

Mobissimo.com: We love this website because it searches big-name travel sites such as Priceline, Hotwire, and Expedia. You can choose from one-way and roundtrip flights and even search activities near the area. Plus you can find even better deals on mobissimo than the bigger travel sites. Check out the hot deal section for the cheapest flights!

Kayak.com: This site allows you to search and compare hundreds of travel sites at once, so you know when you’re getting the best deal. Search flights, hotels, cars, deals, and more at this one-stop shop. Just type in your desire destination and watch hundreds of deal pop up withing seconds - travel expert advise that most travel websites give the most discount if you book both a flight and a car/or a hotel room together!

Vayama.com: What? You haven't heard of vayama.com - we simply love this website when we are planning our Europe vacation and here's why - Vayama allows you to search for the best deals on flights, save and confirm your trip, and find tours and activities where you’ll be visiting. Ooh la-la!

ITASoftware.com:  We got all the travel websites best kept secret that's it itasoftware.com! ITA Software is used  to cut costs, simplify business, and improve customer service. As it was named one of the Ten Most Innovative Companies in Transportation, you’ll feel confident that you’re getting the most bang for your buck when you use ITA Software and it's so easy to navigate!

Gasbuddy.com: If you won’t be flying this summer, use GasBuddy to find the lowest gas prices in your vacation destination. You might even choose your vacation spot based on the lowest gas prices in the area. And one of the must have features of gasbuddy is the app! Download the GasBuddy app to stay up to date on current gas prices all around.

Don't wait any longer to plan your 2012 summer vacation - tell us which website you found most helpful! Bon voyage!