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Planning for a vacation during a pandemic can certainly be a challenge. However, with the COVID-19 vaccine now being administered globally, things are looking up when it comes to all of your upcoming travel goals. As you plan to get back out there and explore the world, here are five of the best trips that you should consider for 2021.
Who could not use a relaxing trip to the magical Greek islands? After a year of being cooped up at home, you might as well go big with your vacation plans. You will delight in exploring the beauty of the Greek islands. You can choose to island-hop on your own or you can book a cruise that makes it easy to visit all of the most popular islands.
If you want to learn more about the rich history of this nation, be sure to spend a few days on the mainland in Athens at the beginning or end of your island tour. A few days in the busy city followed by some time relaxing on the islands and soaking up that Mediterranean sun is the perfect way to welcome 2021.
Hook Up with the Great Outdoors
It is understandable if you are ready to just get off the grid and unplug for a little bit. A camping adventure is an ideal way to escape the realities of life and enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors. A camping trip is also a great vacation idea for those who do not want to travel too far from home in 2021.
The state of California boasts a variety of amazing camping destinations, including secluded mountain escapes or sites that deliver views of the stunning Pacific Ocean. CA camping in state parks will bring your family closer together while stoking your passion for connecting with Mother Nature. Featuring a myriad of camping conveniences, these state park sites make it easy to pack up and go at nearly any time.
National Park Tour
America’s national park system is one of its greatest treasures. There is no shortage of adventure to be had when exploring this vast network of parks scattered all over the country. With so many parks to choose from, it is also easy to find a travel opportunity close to your home.
Or perhaps you want to choose to go all out and embark on a cross-country road trip visiting numerous national parks along the way? A national park road trip is a particularly good vacation idea if you have kids in tow.
If you want a trip that feels foreign but is still closer to home, consider a trip to the Mexican Riviera. Located on the western coast of Mexico, this area features the popular vacation destinations of Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa, and Acapulco.
The Mexican Riviera boasts a wide array of all-inclusive resorts in a variety of price points, making it a snap to find the accommodations that fit your need and your budget. You will feel all of your troubles melt away as you sip your margarita and dig your toes into the warm sand that lines the beaches of this tropical paradise.
Looking for something truly exotic? As one of the African nations least affected by the COVID-19 virus, it is no wonder that people are eyeing Botswana as a great vacation destination heading into 2021. A trip to Botswana allows you to put yourself in the heart of Africa but still enjoy the best modern travel amenities and conveniences.
You will find a host of full-service lodges in the Kalahari Desert of the Okavango Delta. Covering approximately 16,000 square kilometers of untouched wilderness, the Okavango Delta will put you up close and personal with the magnificent beasts that call Africa home. While it certainly will take a lot of effort to get to Botswana, you will not regret this decision.
2021 will definitely be the year of travel for many people. Make the most of the world opening back up for business by getting a head start on your travel plans now. This will give you something to look forward to and ensure that you lock in the best prices.