If you’re sick and tired of spending every break away sunbathing on a beach with a cocktail in your hand, it’s time to mix things up a little. There are so many different types of vacations you can go on, visiting the beach isn’t your only option. Although that’s a nice way to spend your time away, it’s not exactly exciting is it? If you fancy a break that’s a little more lively and memorable, an activity trip could be perfect for you.
Planning an activity holiday takes a slightly different approach to planning a regular break. To help make sure that your break is everything that you hoped it would be and more, here’s some useful tips and advice:
Choose your travel buddies carefully
It’s a good idea to pick travel partners who you know are into the same things as you are. If you fancy taking a trip where you can try out a range of watersports, there’s no point going with someone who can’t swim, for example. Pick people who have the same aptitude for adventure as you do, and are interested in trying out the same things. If there are friends you’ve traveled with before and get on well with; it might be worth seeing if they fancy an activity trip. The people you go with make the trip, so make sure to be choosy when selecting your travel buddies.
Pick the perfect destination
From trekking trips through the Rainforest to mountain biking in Wyoming, there are plenty of options. Whether you fancy sea kayaking in Thailand, caving in Peru or bareback horse riding in Romania, there are so many options to choose from. Think about your likes and dislikes and the things that you’ve always wanted to try, and pick the perfect activity and destination. Of course, it’s not just about the activities on offer there; it’s also about the local amenities. If for example, you decide to go mountain biking in Wyoming, it would be worth checking out the Jackson Wyoming hotels on offer. Or, if you decide to go sea kayaking in Thailand, it would be worth seeing what facilities are located in the area.
Get fit beforehand
The chances are if you’re planning an activity holiday you’re probably someone who stays active. But in case you’re not, this is worth mentioning. If you want to make the most of your activity trip, it’s a good idea to make sure you’re in good shape beforehand. Else, you may not be able to make the most of your time away. If you Google the type of trip you’re taking, you’ll find that there are plenty of tips for getting fit for your trip. Get together with your travel buddies and plan out a fitness regime together.
Pack the right gear
Last but not least, make sure to pack the right gear. There’s nothing worse than going on a trip and not having the gear you need. That’s why it’s so important to do your research to ensure that you pack everything that you need. To keep costs low, consider renting your gear instead of buying it.
There you have it, everything that you need to know about planning an activity break for your next trip away.