Welcome to the fifth episode of the Travel Well with Allan Wright!
Last week Allan discussed state travel restrictions within the U.S., this week he provides a few ideas on how to have a fun and safe staycation during the pandemic.
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Hi, my name’s Allan Wright. Welcome to the fifth Travel Well with Allan video update. Today I’d like to talk about staycations. That is something I have never considered in the past and if you’re like me you might not have either. Times have changed during a pandemic a staycation something that you might need to be considering.
If you look online, you can find lots of advice for how to do a staycation at home, change up your eating habits change up what you’re drinking, change up your music you’re listening to. I personally think those are just window dressings and what’s more important perhaps is to unplug and to come up with a great project that you never have time for personally.
However, a staycation at home is not that different from my normal life and I would prefer to go on a staycation a couple hours from home I think it’s quite safe to considering going camping. I’ve already been camping. You can stay away from other people, you’re outdoors.
Another option is to rent a home with Airbnb VRBO or another outfit that also is pretty safe you can go to an area where you can do a lot of outdoor activities like hiking or biking or skating on a path and it can be a great little vacation nearby.
Similar to that is to find a hotel the hotel would also be relatively safe you don’t have a lot of face-to-face contact and it might have the addition of an outdoor pool which I think is can be a safe activity as well.
During this pandemic, in fact, I’m even researching dude ranches in New York, something I never thought I’d be researching. But my daughter and I are considering doing that for an upcoming vacation and I think you can do that as safely as well especially if they’ve got outdoor dining and all the activities are outdoors.
So don’t give up hope! Staycations our good option does not have to mean just staying at home. I think if you consider short vacations near your home it can help a lot during pandemic.
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