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The Depressing Reason Americans Are Choosing Staycations Over Bigger Trips

An indicator of modern priorities

A sunny nature scene with a lake and a grassy shore, plus a medium-sized boat with trees in the distance
A beautiful day on my 2019 staycation to The Thousand Islands / Photo by author

Staycations (taking a short holiday close to home) may seem humble next to international travel, but there’s no denying there are advantages to going local.

To begin with, it’s more budget-friendly and convenient to avoid air travel (especially right now)…

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Ellen Eastwood

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