A staycation is the perfect vacation away from the norm this summer holiday season. Labor Day, the official last holiday of the season offers travelers a chance to take part in one last weekend of fun before school gets back in session and the weather starts to cool down. But if you haven’t had the time to plan a vacation or are on a budget, consider a staycation instead. Staying local with few dollars and some creativity you can have as much fun as if you were miles away. Here are some fun staycation ideas that will get you and your family excited this Labor Day weekend.
How to Find Labor Day Staycation Ideas
Take a short vacation to the beach:
If you live in close proximity to the beach, it’s time for some fun in the sun. Post Labor Day weekend, life will start getting more hectic, the temperature will start changing and the beach days will become a fond memory. So, soak in the warmth, relax in the sand, and enjoy the beach one last time before autumn.
Take a weekend getaway to a local attraction:
A weekend getaway is perfect if you have a city that you don’t explore much! If crowded beaches or lakes are not the way you want to spend your Labor Day weekend, create your own water park in the backyard. Get your kids involved to set it up. Think water balloons, water guns, kiddie pools, and slip-n-slides. The best part about setting up a water park in your own backyard is that it’s safe and you can let your kids stay as long as they want.
Travel around your own city:
With busy schedules, we tend to get caught up with the same routine and habit of visiting same places and restaurants. This Labor Day weekend, take the time to explore areas of your city you don’t normally visit. Find new spots to shop and dine. For added adventure, consider public transportation.
Need more staycation ideas? Look at these resources:
Real Simple has a good article on how to enjoy a staycation at home
Here’re some creative staycation ideas on a budget
By taking a staycation, not only will you save money and avoid traffic, you will also get a chance to truly appreciate what your home and city have to offer. Whatever you choose, make sure to get away from it all by staying away from your laptop and unplugging your phone.
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