Getting out of the office is good for you and it’s proven to increase productivity – so your boss should like it too. Plan some PTO or leverage your 3-day Labor Day weekend for one of these summer vacation ideas.
Laying out by the lake or enjoying pool time is a great way to spend time with family and soak in the sun, assuming you’re slathered in the appropriate SPF of course! Check out some of these local favorites.
Ringwood has a wonderful pool/lake hybrid, the Highlands Natural Pool. This stream-fed pool has a beautiful grass surrounding that would be perfect for a day-trip.
The Jersey Shore is well known for some awesome beaches. Try Cape May, Ocean City or Wildwood for some sand between your toes!
Get your cardio in and take a hike. Just go for the day or turn it into a budget-friendly camping trip to enjoy your long weekend.
Check out New Jersey’s highest waterfall at Buttermilk Falls. Hike the steeply uphill Appalachian Trail for Crater Lake, then to Hemlock Pond for a beautiful view and great workout. Make it a weekend by finding a camping spot and using these 5 glamping gadgets.
Can’t get out of town? Host a get together with friends and family. Drinks over your backyard fire pit, hot dogs on the grill or friendly chats while the children play are all great ways to reconnect with what’s important.
Don’t wait too much longer. Plan your summer vacation today!