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Top 10 Long Weekend Ideas

[fa icon="calendar"] May 18, 2015 4:00:28 AM

Ah, long weekends. Nothing’s sweeter than a beautiful long weekend in the summer. For those in Canada, we’d like to wish you a happy Victoria Day, and for our neighbours to the south, we hope you have a great Memorial Day next weekend!

There’s something about a summer long weekend that just rejuvenates you. Extra day-light, extra time with family and friends, and fresh air – not a bad combination! As the summer gears up, there’s likely no shortage of things to do – let this list help guide your next long weekend.

1) Take a day trip! Choose to explore a nearby metropolis or small town – is there somewhere you’ve be wanting to check out? Now’s the best time!

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2) Curl up with a good book. One of my favourite things to do in summer is find a great park and enjoy a good book – hours pass easily!

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3) Head to the beach! Your family will make marvelous memories at the beach – sun, surf, and sand!

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4) Go Camping! This is a great suggestion for budget-friendly travelling. Whether you’re with family or friends – the fresh air and escape from technology will invigorate you!

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5) Start a bonfire. Depending on your municipality’s by-laws, a captivating campfire in the backyard can be a great addition to your long weekend plans.

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6) Check out nearby festivals! There’s no need to travel if a summer festival is going on right at home. Meet up with friends or family to support local businesses and community events.

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7) Visit with family. When everyone is off work, there’s more time to catch up with extended family.

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8) Let your kids choose! Maybe there’s something your kiddos really want to do and now’s the time to do it.

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9) Have a great work out! Most gyms have shortened hours on long weekends, or take a long walk or run around your neighbourhood. Your body will thank you for it!

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10) Rained out? No worries. Stay home and curl up in front of the fireplace. You deserve it!

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