Bits of Inspiration – Adventure Planning

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We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
(Hilaire Belloc)

Tomorrow marks the official start to summer! Do you have plans to celebrate the occasion? It’s time to slather on sunscreen and get outside. Go for a long bike ride, take a hike, lounge by the pool, or paddleboard on a lake. Host a neighborhood potluck, get some friends together for a BBQ, or take your love on a romantic picnic in the park.

Travel and vacations are another mark of summer. Whether it’s a weekend away or an epic journey, adventure planning can take a fair amount of time and effort. This is great news, because our happiness increases when we plan vacations. This article in The New York Times highlights one study, and this post from Forbes has a few more reasons to take a vacation.

Here are a few ideas to boost your adventure planning happiness:

This site is the fastest, easiest way to plan travel + they have a nifty mobile app.

Use Tablet Hotels, Kiwi Connection, and Airbnb to research uncommon accommodations.

Yelp, TripAdvisor, and OpenTable are great for finding restaurants – near and far!

Listen to a travel-inspiring audio book or research experiences here.

Gather images for adventures and wanderlust dreams on Pinterest.

Recharge your batteries with a budget-friendly staycation.

Do you have any tips for adventure planning? Share your ideas in the comments. If you are enjoying our blog, please follow us on Bloglovin’ or subscribe to receive our posts via email.

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