Living through a worldwide pandemic has made this summer look a lot different for most people, but there’s no reason you can’t still enjoy these last few weeks! There are plenty of staycation options to help you make the best of this summer while still keeping travel restrictions in mind!
In Your Own Home
If you’re still hunkered down at home it can feel like you’re trapped inside – but it doesn’t have to! Take a break from the every day and set up a staycation at home.
Draw yourself a bath, light some candles, and try out a new facemask for an at home spa day.
If you have an outdoor space, blend yourself up some fancy drinks and lounge outside or by the pool.
Dress to impress, order takeout from your favorite restaurant, and have an at home date night or zoom call with your besties!
In Your Area
If you want to go out, but still stay close to home, there are tons of fun activities you can do in your city or state!
Lots of hotels are re-opening and offering amazing discounts that can make for a super affordable staycation. Take a dip in the pool, order room service, and relax!
For all the foodies out there, DIY a food tour of your city and try out some new places. Take advantage of the outdoor seating, great weather, and make it a walking tour!
Check out your local museums, art galleries, and historical societies and be a tourist in your own city for the day! Plenty of venues are open for small groups and appointments which are great for a personalized experience.
In the Outdoors
Get out on the water and rent a kayak, paddle board, or even a sailboat or jet ski for the afternoon!
Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, going for a hike makes a great date or friend or family outing! Not to mention the benefits exercise, fresh air, and connecting with nature give. AllTrails has your local park trails and everywhere else too!
Picnics are a perfect way to get outside at any time of day. See which local parks, beaches, or even historical sites are open for outdoor visitors and spend the day or night outdoors!
One of the best ways to responsibly get away is Camping! Female founded Hipcamp is the best resource with endless options for unique stays Camping, Glamping, and RV, to recreate responsibly near or far.
The road trip has made a comeback during COVID-19 and is an awesome way to see new places while staying outdoors. Just make sure when building your trip to take a look at which states have closed their borders or ask you to quarantine upon arrival!