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Tips for Traveling Solo

When most people think of taking a vacation, they imagine traveling with a group of friends or family. However, have you ever considered traveling alone? That can be a scary word, especially if you’re visiting an unfamiliar location. But there are many benefits of traveling solo.

Quick Trips for the Labor Day Weekend

Have you ever heard anyone complain about having a three-day weekend? I sure haven’t. Summer time is full of opportunities to travel anywhere you choose over an extended weekend, starting with Memorial Day Weekend, followed by Fourth of July Weekend, and ending with Labor Day Weekend. The first two summer holiday weekends have come and gone, so now is the perfect time to begin making plans for Labor Day Weekend.

Mix It Up This Fourth of July

Town parades, barbeques, and firework shows are usually a few of the activities that come to mind when thinking of the Fourth of July. It is a very busy travel time for many who are going to visit family or take their yearly vacation. Instead of the usual routine, how about mixing it up this year?

Entertaining Children During Long Trips

Kids will be on summer break any day now and that means many families will be hitting the road (or the skies) for vacation. No matter if you’re brave enough to embrace the open road or you prefer flying, it can be a struggle to keep the kiddos entertained on those long trips. Consider these ideas to ensure peaceful travels for all.

Staying Fit While on Vacation

With the summer months approaching, many of us are counting down the days until we leave for our summer vacation. Budgets are set, time-off requests are approved, and dog/house sitters are lined up. But as you prepare for your vacation, are you sure you’ve remembered everything?

Start Saving Now for Summer Vacation

Penny pinching. This coined saying often has people scrambling as they look for ways to save. As you begin thinking about where you want to travel this summer, think about ways to save now. By doing this, you will feel less of the pinch come summertime. Consider these tips to help make your vacation more relaxing knowing you haven’t broken the bank.

Best Family Spots for Spring Break

Often times when one thinks of spring break, they are taken back to their college days -piling up in the car for the road trip of a lifetime and spending an entire week lying in the sun with your best friends. Though you may not be able to go back to your younger and hipper years, you can still enjoy a spring break this year. While the kiddos have a break from school, plan a trip to one of these great locations.

Say Good-bye to the Off Switch

You just get settled into your seat on the plane and are all ready for takeoff. Before long, the familiar request to shut off all electronic devices and stow them under the seat in front of you during takeoff can be heard. Those days are over.

How to Survive the Holiday Airport Rush

Where will this holiday season take you? Will it take you back to your mother’s famous cooking or to a sunny beach somewhere? No matter where you plan to travel to for the holiday season, if it involves an airport, it is best to plan for a little chaos.

During the holiday season, the airports can be swamped with people. Waits are longer, lines are endless, and delays are more common. In order to make your holiday travels go smoother, keep in mind these tips to help you survive the holiday airport rush.

Preparing For A Trip

Along with the large planning pieces for a trip comes many little preparation pieces as well. Make sure you have all your bases covered so you are able to relax and enjoy your time away from home. Here are a few things to keep in mind when preparing for your next trip.

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