Vacation season is here. For most of us, that means taking a break from
work and everyday responsibilities to have fun and relax with our family.
But a fun family getaway doesn’t mean you have to abandon an active
lifestyle. This summer, instead of spending time lounging on the beach
or riding on a tour bus, plan a vacation that’s full of fun, outdoor
Try to incorporate some of these ideas into your next trip:
- Go swimming
- Hike a trail
- Take a walking tour
- Go whitewater rafting, kayaking, or canoeing with a guide
- Ride bikes
- Try climbing, snorkeling, or scuba diving
- Visit museums or zoos
- Inline skate in a local park
Have your kids help map out your trip. Letting your child choose some of
the family’s activities encourages good feelings about being physically
Leave the electronic games at home.
If traveling a long distance, pack a healthy lunch or at least healthy
snacks for everyone.
Have a schedule but be flexible, weather can be unpredictable or you could
find something more fun or interesting so be open to changing plans.
The possibilities are endless. With some creative vacation planning, your
next family vacation can create lasting memories and a better foundation