I take vacations by going tent camping 1-2 nights at a time, 4-5 times per season. Hauling all the gear out to my car, setting up camp, & doing chores that I don't do at home such as hauling water and firewood, cooking over the fire, or taking a hike to the dumpster to dispose garbage, are opportunities to get activity in, and also to get a greater appreciation for modern conveniences. The extra R & R gives me a chance to reflect on my goals, & come home rejuvenated & ready to face my challenges
Whether camping or taking a day trip, going to a park that offers activities is a fun way to get in some fitness vacationing. Look for parks that have things like hiking and biking trails, beaches, boat rentals such as kayaks, canoes & paddle boats, horseback riding, geo-caching, golf and more.
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Having some kind of activity monitor - a pedometer, a heart rate monitor, and currently, my Fitbit has really helped me to keep track of how much I move. Some days, I reach my goal without realizing it and other days I haven't moved as much as I thought. It is a great way to motivate yourself to get out and exercise.
An inexpensive pedometer will give you the feedback you need, if you don't want to invest in something expensive.
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