@2DAWN4 - that's just what i was about to suggest! i unfortunately dont have the time or funds to actually vacation, but there are so many worldwide that im dying to get. plus collecting the souvenirs is a great way to remember your travels! i still cherish the one i was able to find while studying abroad in korea. its a great excuse to get out and explore your surroundings!
Come to Ormond Beach, FL !! Five miles north of Daytona, if you like the racing stuff. We have just added a wonderful new beach front park, totally free, with playground equipment and a splash park, outdoor grill area with shaded picnic tables, spacious changing stations and showers, and a beautiful wide beach that is great for walking, sunning, surfing, swimming, hiking, biking -- nearby there are many other activities to stay active with your family. Come on down!
If the author of this article thinks that regular beach vacations are boring, she needs to pick another beach. I never get bored on Waikiki. People are swimming, walking up and down, stand up (SUP) paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking...I wonder where she's going that she's so bored. Bored at the beach = lack of imagination.
I am in a wheelchair now but my good idea is that active people could go around picking up litter. As it is, I "actively" clean my house.
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This is a good article. last year me and some of my friends took an active safari in kenya through a tour operator called masimba safaris and we had a great time. Trekking through mt. longonot in the wild, we walked in the maasai mara and also watched game on foot, it was a good experience. we ate healthy with the support of our tour operator, it was great i would hightly recommend an active tour to anyone, it is good for all the family.
Last Aug my hubby and I took our anniversay /vacation trip to Seattle,WA. The catch was no rental car. We took public transit from the airport to our hotel and then spent the next 5 days walking all over Seattle. I think the farthest we walked roundtrip was 4 miles one day. Its the 1st vacation I came home from that I had lost weight....5 whole lbs.......
Trail maintenance work is a great way to be active and give back and you get your meals and lodging paid for. If you like the great outdoors you'd find it hard to beat. It is hard work but you meet great people and they feed you well. Contact a trail association like the Pacific Crest Trail Association on the west coast or the Appalachian Trail Association in the east.
Love the idea of vacation places that have nice trail and offer bicycle renting services. Unfortunately, when I was younger, my family tend to find places more to resting, not moving, haha. Luckily, quite near with my home, there's this one place good for cave exploring - Niah Cave in Sarawak or Borneo Island. I think only take about 2 hours drive.
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