5 Reasons Why You Should Plan A Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation & Where To Go
With Labor Day Weekend right around the corner, it is that bittersweet time of year where the long, warm, lazy days of summer are coming to an end as cooler, shorter days filled with school and work begin. Thankfully, Labor Day Weekend comes just in time to give families an opportunity for one last summer adventure – a Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation!
In the US, most offices and schools close down for one day in observance of Labor Day. A day initiated by the labor movement in the 19th century, later becoming an official holiday to celebrate the vast array of achievements by the American workers.
~This makes Labor Day Weekend the perfect time to take a family vacation.~
Check out these reasons and a few great ideas on where to go! 😉
5 Reasons Why You Should Plan A Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation & Where To ~Go~
1 In order to properly appreciate all of the labor that our community members have put into this country, we need to experience them, right? What better way than by taking time with your family to enjoy and appreciate all of the amazing attractions this country has to offer. From cities, to beaches to the mountains, rivers and lakes, crowds are smaller, there are great deals to be found everywhere and the weather is usually amazing at this time of year at almost every destination!
a. A great place for the family to visit together is Catalina Island. The Pavilion Hotel is perfectly located in the center of Avalon, which is rich with history and filled with tons of fun family activities. We recently visited Catalina Island and had a blast – check it out here, the itinerary is spot on for a fun-filled family vacation that will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.
2 Planning long weekend vacations has been proven to make us happier which in turn makes us more productive at school and work. Happy people are more productive, we all know this. And travel make us happy. So…..
a. Go find your happy place! One of ours is Sarasota, Florida. There are some great family-friendly resorts there, an awesome ropes course that will challenge the whole family, amazing beaches and tons of restaurants, shops and activities for everyone! Click here for our itinerary of our time in Sarasota, Florida and click your way to make your own reservations!!
3 A long weekend away will make you (and your family members) a better person. Taking time together to step out of your day-to-day routine, acknowledging the change of seasons, appreciating all of the work that has gone into making this country great helps build character within oneself that can not be instilled in any other way.
a. A fun way to do this is to plan a long weekend at your nearest National Park. We love to visit Yosemite, check out our trip there here. But which one have you been wanting to visit? I bet there are some amazing deals for Labor Day Weekend that will make it affordable to take your family on the adventure of a lifetime!
4 To reconnect with your family and give each other the love and support needed before the hectic schedules of school and work really sets in. It is so important to check in with each family member as well as yourself. Planning a Labor Day Weekend family vacation gives you the time for this.
a. There are a lot of fun lakes you can visit – Lake Tahoe on the west coast, or Moosehead Lake in Maine. Whether you camp there or find a nice resort, there are so many family activities and chances for bonding.
5 It can become a favored family tradition. We all had things we looked forward to growing up. Labor Day Weekend is an awesome time to gather the family and go do something out of the ordinary, every year!
Whether you go far, or stay close, Labor Day Weekend will be what you want it to be. In this day and age, planning that family vacation, even last minute, is much easier than you think.
Check out this post on how to book travel online and let your fingers do the clicking all the way to an awesome Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation!
Cheers and Safe Travels!
Malibu Mama Loves Xx