How To Make The Most Of Your Mini Vacation

A mini vacation can be a fantastic way to take a break if you’re short on time. Many people like to take their mini vacation over the course of a weekend, but if you haven’t got a weekend it’s just as easy to take it during the week. Your mini vacation can last anywhere from 1-3 days depending on how much time you have.

Here, we’re going to talk about how you can make the most of your mini vacation. If you follow the advice here, you might just come back feeling like you’ve had a fully fledged week away!

Decide On Your Destination

First of all, you need to decide on your destination. As you haven’t got much time, a mini staycation could be a great option. However, you might choose to head to a city or somewhere else close by, perhaps a short flight away. It all depends on your budget, how much time you have, and what you actually want to do.

Don’t Check Your Emails

Whatever you do, ban yourself from your emails. You should probably ban yourself from social media, too. We can spend hours and hours scrolling, looking at nothing in particular, and before you know it you have wasted hours of your trip or break! Even if you’re taking a staycation, set an out of hours message so that people know not to disturb you.  


Clear Your Schedule

Don’t worry about a to do list. Even if you’ve planned a staycation, clear your schedule so you have a ton of free time to do things that really appeal to you. Don’t worry about chores or things that have been hanging around on your to do list for a long time.

Look For Something Fun To Do

Whether you’ve planned to do something close to home or you’re travelling a little further afield, look for something fun to do. Check out some things to do near me online and you might actually be surprised at what you find. You might find museum and art tours, bike tours, and other events going on right under your nose. Here are a few other things you can do on a mini vacation:

  • People watch

  • Go to the cinema

  • Have a picnic in the park

  • Swim

  • Read a book you’ve been meaning to pick up

  • Watch a play or a show

  • Go to a concert

  • Practice a hobby you don’t have a lot of time for

  • Get plenty of sleep

Be Realistic About What You Can Get Done

If you only have one or two days at your disposal, you’re going to need to be realistic about what you can actually get done. You won’t be able to cram everything in, and attempting to do so much will actually stress you out more. Make sure you relax and give yourself time to just enjoy the free time that you have, rather than having to rush from place to place.

Hopefully, your mini vacation will be one to remember!

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