staycationAnd now, with a little help from our friends at Apartment Therapy, a few ideas on how you can enjoy the good life on a budget for your next vacation:

When you’re low on funds or time or both, vacationing in your own city starts to sound like a really sensible way to scratch the summer vacation itch. “Sensible,” of course, is not the word most people want to use to describe their travel plans. So we’re here with five tips to help you turn your sensible staycation into something that’s also spontaneous, stimulating, relaxing and rejuvenating.

1. Switch it up

The number one goal for your staycation is to make the “trip” feel special and significant, not like any other weekend at home.

Get a Hotel

If you can swing it, plan for a few nights away from home in a hotel in a cool part of town. This way, you’ll save on airfare and transportation costs, but you’re still enjoying the biggest perk of vacationing: Housekeeping.

OR: Change Up Life at Home

If you can’t budget for the hotel stay, change up the way you live at home while you’re staycationing. Sleep in the guest room, or blow up an air mattress in the living room.

2. Go Off the Grid

You’re on vacation, not “on vacation.” . . .

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