Stay-at-home vacations, or “staycations”, can mean a variety of things to different people. For some, it means getting lots of home and garden projects done such as painting, repairs, or tending vegetable gardens. For others, it means having budget-friendly adventures at or close to home such as visiting nearby parks and attractions, attending a neighborhood block party or camping in the backyard.
Staycations have become quite popular due to economic challenges, allowing more families to vacation while sticking to a budget. Other benefits include more quality time with family and not dealing with the stress associated with traveling.
Vacationing can prove extremely expensive. Stay-at-home vacations are a good option for people looking to save money while still enjoying their time off.
The BBB recommends the following tips to consider when planning a “staycation”:
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