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Tips for Planning the Perfect Weekend Getaway

Tips for Planning the Perfect Weekend Getaway

Since summer is right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start planning a weekend getaway. Long weekend trips are the ideal way to escape your everyday routine, and they give you enough time to explore a new area while escaping the stressors back home. To help you start planning your weekend getaway, check out some of these tips!

Decide on a Budget

Before you start exploring different vacation options, first establish a budget for yourself. When planning your budget, you should keep in mind the cost of things like transportation, activities, and food. Depending on where you travel, all of these could differ in price!

Another decision that you must include in your budget is deciding if you want to fly or drive. While driving is usually the cheaper option and has many benefits, it’s not always the most sensible option. If you have room in your budget to fly, you now have the flexibility to travel to a farther destination in a shorter amount of time.

Pick Your Desired Travel Location

Start by writing down your interests and start brainstorming some places. Maybe you want a relaxing beach vacation, or you’re interested in exploring a city. Regardless of what your interests include, there’s a place out there that will speak to you!

Pack Light

Odds are, you won’t need ten different outfit choices for a long weekend trip! Make sure you bring clothing appropriate for your destination, as well as some comfortable shoes. If you need help deciding what to bring, check out our weekend getaway checklist!

Choose the Best Accommodations

To make the most of your vacation time, you should stay somewhere close to the city’s best attractions. One of the best places to stay where you can learn the best places to go in town is a local bed and breakfast. When you stay at bed and breakfast, your breakfast is provided, and you have access to locals who can give you their best tips for staying in that area. Plus, you’ll have a relaxing place to unwind after a day filled with adventure.

If you’re looking for the perfect place to adventure, check out Roanoke Island for your weekend getaway! While you’re here, be sure to stay at the relaxing Island House of Wanchese Bed and Breakfast. Give us a call or book your reservation today!

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Vacationing as a Family

Vacationing as a Family

Vacations give families the opportunity to spend more time together. When you’re on vacation, you are freed from the burden of daily obligations, which means you can spend more time bonding as a family. When you take a family vacation, you will give your kids the chance to try out new experiences and see new… Continue Reading