Planning vacations for "later"

A future-forward stay-at-home activity


Travel plans across the U.S. and the world have been canceled or postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Predicting the future of this pandemic is difficult, which makes rescheduling trips tricky. This is no reason to let travel plans go completely, but rather make adaptable plans with extra free time now that can be implemented when safe and possible.

With a Stay at Home Order in effect in Washington state, people are mostly working from home, doing home improvement projects, gardening and binge watching favorite shows.

If you’re finding yourself with more free time, take a few minutes or an hour to research a vacation close to home. Although many community events have been canceled, there are still many outdoor activities like hiking, biking, climbing, exploring and camping. Washington is full of idyllic forests, beaches, lakes, rivers and mountains that can still be explored while implementing current social distancing rules and will be fully reopening when possible. When the Stay at Home order is lifted, why not have a weekend trip already planned and ready to be implemented at a moment’s notice? When cabin fever starts setting in, why not fantasize about and plan that first real trip out of the house when it is safe to do so? All the wonderful gems in our Waterside communities will be waiting for you.

Use to research the possibilities in each of our coastal communities.


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