Last Minute Travel

redplaneEveryone needs a break from their daily routine. Are you planning a fabulous vacation next year? Saving for that once in a lifetime trip? Sounds great, but a quick weekend getaway can be just as exciting and refreshing as that long anticipated trip you had planned. A weekend adventure may be just what you need. Last minute getaways stave off boredom, and, with careful planning, you can find a lot to do in any given location. So much so that you may want to return time and time again. As a matter of fact, many people, after enjoying these mini vacations at a particular location year after year, choose to make it their permanent home or look to purchase a vacation home if it meets all their lifestyle requirements.

Do you like the beach and swimming? How about historical towns? Is skiing an important part of your life? Are you interested in family-oriented activities? Whether it’s Theme or Water Parks, Music Festivals, or Golf excursions, you’ll find plenty of places across the country just right for you. Many people enjoy simple things like Farmer’s Markets, antique shopping and flea markets, which all can fit in a weekend getaway, while giving you a closer look at the local culture.

Try some of these great places for a last minute getaway. Don’t over-extend yourself. Just try a few activities at a time with the thought of going back, giving you the opportunity to discover new and different things to do on your future trips.

Nevada/California’s magnificent Lake Tahoe – beautiful anytime of the year, with great skiing and winter sports during the long, cold winter months. Hiking, swimming, fishing, year round festivals, marathons, fabulous restaurants, and breath-taking views to see around the Lake.

So much to see and do in San Francisco, you’ll never tire of returning. Fisherman’s Wharf, Muir Woods, and the San Francisco Zoo will get you started.

How about Atlanta? The New World of Coca Cola, Turner Field, and the Underground Atlanta Historic District offer some interesting choices.

The above ideas are just a sampling. For more great ideas across the country, visit Get Away Vacation Ideas.