Pack the car with your favorite snacks and your best playlists, then drive the famous California Coast stopping wherever you want. Santa Barbara, L.A., San Luis Obispo, Big Sur, and San Francisco are all stops you must make. From seeing cities, beaches, and deserts, to singing your lungs out with the windows down, no doubt you will have an unforgettable trip.
Go Where You Have Always Dreamt of Going
The Eiffel Tower, Swiss Alps, Italian Villages... A European backpack trip is calling for you! Getting to Europe can be hard, but once you are there you can explore so much because everything is relatively close together. Save some money once you are there by taking trains, cheap flights, sleeping in hostels, or sleeping in someone's spare bedroom.
Discover What is in Your Backyard
Almost guaranteed, there is an exciting experience waiting to be had that is not far from you. Think of that place you have been wanting to go that is nearby. Now stop thinking about it and GO! You can’t think of anywhere wonderful that is close to you? That’s why we have the internet, friend. Search for some local activities. Try a new hike, go to a lantern festival, or to an annual music festival in a nearby city. Whatever you do, try something new. It doesn’t have to be far away or break the bank to cure your case of wanderlust.
Take a Solo Trip & Get Away for the Weekend
There is something slightly intimidating about travelling alone, but if you have never done it, start small and travel solo to a place you feel comfortable. Try again, taking a bit of a risk and see where it takes you. It can be so liberating being somewhere new all by yourself and making decisions based only off how you feel and what you want to do. Spending time without others is good for the soul. It allows you to reflect on yourself and have a renewed perspective on life.
Adventure with the Most Adventurous
You’ll find extreme hikes, lush rain forests, volcano hot springs, zip lines, waterfalls, exotic animals, and so much more in Costa Rica. Not only is there a plethora of things to do and see, but you’ll be interacting with supposedly the happiest people in the world. While there, be prepared to hear the words, “Pura Vida” which directly translates to “Pure Life”. The locals use it as a greeting, to say thanks, and in a variety of other ways. Your spirit will soak up the laid back, happy culture and you won’t want to leave.
Visit the City of Dreams
Whether you are going to watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade, start the new year in a crowd of thousands, see shows on Broadway, or find hidden gems, you will never get bored in New York City. Go with friends or your lover to see all that the Big Apple has to offer.