Going on vacation for many people means relaxing and leaving behind the routine of everyday life. For those that want to stay in shape and be active during their vacation, there are some destinations that might be better than others. Spring Break is quickly approaching and the high traffic summer months follow quickly after that. Finding the perfect vacation spot can be difficult to do on your own. We’ve compiled a list of the best vacation spots for those that want to stay active during their time away from home. These places offer a chance to have fun and play while doing activities you may not have access to in your home town. Whether you’re staying stateside or vacationing abroad, these destinations have a lot to offer.
While it may be difficult for some of us to imagine, warmer days are ahead of us. That means vacation season will be upon us before you know it. While most vacations are centered around sipping cocktails on the beach and lazing around, you can also take a fitness vacation.
Don’t look at this as work, but as a way to get away from the stresses of life and treat yourself to a scenic vacation that just happens to also be good for your health.
Now, oftentimes fitness vacations can be pretty pricey. Guided tours, pampering afterward at a spa… this can all add up very quickly. If you’re on a tight budget, there’s no reason you can’t find a trip that fits your frugal needs. Here are a few fitness vacation options that can get you there:
A kayak is similar to a canoe, but I personally find kayaking more challenging. Some kayaks are sit-on-tops while others are cockpit or even spray deck styles. Sit-on-tops are self-explanatory (sit on top of kayak). Cockpit kayaks are defined as sitting inside the kayak and the spray deck style is similar, but involving a waterproof seal around the waist. There are seven kayak classifications: polo, slalom, surf, touring, whitewater, day tripping, racing, and general recreation. Each classification can be broken off into even more sub-classifications, just as with any large piece of sporting equipment. (more…)