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Make This Weekend an Outdoor Adventure

Posted on 06. Feb, 2015 by in Vacations

As we move deeper into February, winter is starting to loosen its grip. There is no better time than now to take a quick weekend getaway with your family or friends. Here are some reasons why you should spend your weekend on the trail instead of on the couch.

Reconnect with Nature

Spring is the best time to get out of the house and explore the world around you. Now is your chance to visit your nearest state or national park before the crowds and the heat come along with the summer. After a dreary winter, there is nothing better than getting some fresh warm air to help you forget about your troubles at home and at work.

Reconnect with Friends & Family

Weekend Getaway | XLTravelBlog.comWhether you take a weekend getaway with your spouse, a group of close friends, or the entire family, spending some time in nature is a great way to reconnect with your loved ones in a way that is simply not possible in the city. Away from the flashing lights of the city and the constant hum of machinery, you will be able to spend meaningful time with your loved ones.


Get Some Exercise

Exercise | XLTravelBlog.comAfter a long work week, it is tempting to want to kick your shoes off and relax on the couch with a pizza and a good flick. While this is enjoyable, it is not quite the rewarding and revitalizing experience that taking a weekend getaway is. Getting to your local state park and going for a weekend of  hiking, swimming, or even just sightseeing is a great way to get your heart pumping and clear your mind. And remember, your couch will always be there waiting for you when you get back.

Make this weekend one to remember by spending it with your loved ones in nature. There is no better time than now to get away from it all so you can focus on what truly matters in life.


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