Do you desperately need a relaxing break but don't want to travel too far from home? Consider a staycation ( a vacation spent at home or nearby). The best thing about a staycation is they often require less planning than say the standard tropical beach vacation, plus you get to explore the area/region you live in! I know what you may be thinking - some states are better suited for staycations than others. And yes, I'd have to agree that those of us in states such as Colorado, California, New York, Washington, etc., may be biased in saying that staycations are great. However, my family is originally from Wisconsin, and some of my favorite trips as a child took place within a few hours of my hometown. It can be done! Follow these helpful tips from WalletHub to plan your summer staycation before it slips away.
1 - Plan for it. Part of the joy we get from vacations is looking forward to them.
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2 - Savor it.
3 - What activities can families do locally without breaking the bank?
4 - What is the best time of year to have a staycation?
5 - In evaluating the best cities for staycations, what are the top five indicators? This is tough, but here's a shot
What are some tips for having a truly relaxing staycation?
What is the best time of year to have a staycation?
Outside peak tourist seasons if a tourist destination, otherwise best if it coincides with specific local events or ticket discount days.
In evaluating the best cities for staycations, what are the top five indicators?
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