Vacationing in Your Own City

With the cost of gas, flights, and food, it’s hard to imagine planning a summer vacation that doesn’t involve a lot of stress and a massive credit-card bill. (And since everyone in your office is trying to take time off, your own summer sojourn might consist of one long weekend.) How about this alternative—take a staycation. Sounds weird, right? But it can be oh-so-fun if done correctly. Here’s how.

Written by: Anne Zimmerman
Anne Zimmerman received her MA in Woman's Studies from San Diego State University. She works for a small, family run winery in McMinnville, Oregon and is writing a book about the food writer M.F.K. Fisher.