Europe is now within reach for many folks who once deemed it unobtainable. While you will still have to deal with $1 converting to .86 Euros once you arrive, getting there has never been cheaper.
Newark(EWR) to Rome(FCO)-$360
In the Northeast US. The massive transportation hub of Newark(EWR) is your best bet. Norwegian offers round trip flights starting at $360 for an economy fare. You have to book at least 4 months out to see this price available. The best part is these flights are nonstop!
Make sure you start your search on Google Flights before booking in order to find your best dates.