According to a recent study, vacationing boosts happiness. Taking time away from work is key in maintaining mental well-being and preventing stress. Vacationing also offers a great opportunity to refresh and recharge, enabling you to return with a new perspective and increased productivity. With that in mind, here are some vacation destinations to check out this spring.
Henry County, Georgia
A trip to explore Henry County, Georgia is ideal for making memories with your family. Home to four regions, Henry County has plenty to offer from history to contemporary attractions. Whether you decide to explore Stockbridge, Hampton, McDonough, or Locust Grove, each region has its own distinctive features.
Located just a short drive from downtown Atlanta, Southern Belle Farm is a family-run agritourism farm. The farm offers family-friendly activities including strawberry picking, blackberry picking, blueberry picking, and peach picking throughout the spring and summer. The traditional strawberry season takes place between April and June, making Southern Belle Farm the perfect spring vacation spot. Additionally, cow trains and hayrides as well as close-ups with farm animals are offered every weekend in the spring.
Carolina Beach State Park, North Carolina
With longer days and rising temperatures, spring is the perfect season to take a camping trip with friends or family. Carolina Beach State Park offers everything from a boat lounge area to hiking trails and kayak rentals. Carolina Beach also provides access to the best fishing spots in the state, gorgeous towering trees, and picture perfect scenery.
To optimize your North Carolina camping experience, make sure to check out log cabins for sale or rent. Glamping offers the best of both worlds, allowing you to experience the beauty of nature as well as peacefulness and solitude. North Carolina is filled with untouched forest and raw nature, making it a great vacation spot to take your mind off of the outside world.
After the snow melts in, Boulder, Colorado, the city has a ton to offer. The Flatirons — the slanting, massive slabs of sandstone that form Boulder’s backdrop — are said to have a mystical effect on visitors. If you’re looking for a closer look, be sure to check out the Open Space Mountain Parks area and the Chautauqua historic district.
Additionally, don’t forget check out the historic Boulder theater that has been a stage for music and film since 1906. The theater offers an art deco facade and neon marquis that you’ll remember for years to come.
There are also a variety of attractions in Boulder that are ideal if you’re trying not to break the bank. The CU Museum of Natural History, the CU Heritage Center, and the CU Art Museum all offer diverse art collections, and all three welcome visitors with only a suggested donation.
If you’re traveling with family, make sure to visit Lake Tobias Wildlife Park in Halifax, PA. The park has been a premier tourist location since 1965 and offers hundreds of acres with nearly a thousand animals.
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park is known for its interactive safari tour. Animals have become so familiar with the tours that many will walk alongside the buses, allowing visitors to pet and interact with them. The Wildlife Park also has an exotic zoo exhibit featuring lions, tigers, zebras, bears, alligators, monkeys, and bamboos. During the spring, the park provides a baby animal program featuring staff who around the park with young and newborn animals.
Although many people get their best ideas away from the workplace, it can be difficult to choose the best spot to vacation. This spring, choose a vacation destination in alignment with your needs that allows you to relax, de-stress, and indulge in activities that you enjoy.