Are you looking to Vacation without Traveling Far?
Did you have to cancel your vacation? With the threat of COVID-19 lurking over the country many people are cancelling their travel plans for the unforeseeable future. For people like pet sitters who rely on people traveling and leaving their pets at home this is real problem. But, it’s also a problem if you had planned your vacation and requested time off work only to now be staring at your TV. Many experts are telling people to continue about their life, but just be cautious of large crowds and gatherings. So, we’ve put together a short list of things to do if you still want to have some fun without being too close to other people. Really it’s a win win.
Glamping in Zion
Zion is just a few short hours from Las Vegas. At Under Canvas you can camp in style under the stars with little to no contact with other people. While under canvas has camping sites all over the country, Zion’s is picturesque with the sun setting over the bright red rocks. There are dozens of trails around for hiking or just sit on the porch and relax.
Off the grid luxury in California
According to the listing on AirBnB The Off-grid itHouse brings together raw industrial aesthetics to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds of the California high desert. The Off-grid House is an architecturally significant house, recently noted by Dwell as one of the ‘Best Homes in America’ and in the Los Angeles Times as one of the best houses of all time in Southern California. It is one of 10 IT Houses built in California, which have received much acclaim such as the Western Home award sponsored by Sunset magazine. Also noted as one of the top 10 airbnb rentals worldwide. Amazing views and vistas in all directions. Perfect for design or green aficionados, writers or those needing a secluded quiet getaway. Who wouldn’t want to escape here?
Rent an RV
Doesn’t driving around in an RV with a significant other or friend sound like a huge adventure. There are so many beautiful forests, national parks, wineries or other places to enjoy up and down the west coast. Then, instead of checking in to a crowded resort or hotel you can just retire to your own private quarters on wheels. It’s like tiny living vacation mode!
Tiny House in Sequoia Forest
Enjoy your front row seat as deer stroll past the windows of your tiny home!
The “Playhouse” is an eco friendly, 100% solar home. It has a loft with a comfy queen sized bed, private bathroom, and tons of windows to enjoy the many gorgeous views!
Spirit Walk is a completely private and secluded property nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Sequoia National Forest.
This magical property is set among oaks and pines and feels like a million miles away, yet it is only a 3 hour drive North from Los Angeles.
Stay at 8400 in Colorado
Relax & reconnect with nature in our off-grid, 100% solar & wind powered A-Frame cabin set 8,400′ high in the beautiful Wet Mountains! Enjoy awe-inspiring views of the night sky, dramatic sunrises/sunsets, & the quiet stillness of nature. Retreat in the uniqueness of a classic A-Frame cabin that includes a loft with queen sized bed, full bath w/ claw foot tub, full kitchen, & large deck for stargazing/yoga/chill time.
Hopefully one of these mini travel destinations will inspire you to keep some sort of travel plans that don’t include resorts or crowds. Taking a vacation without traveling far is an option to still take advantage of paid vacation time or leave.