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Making Your Vacation an Adventure When Traveling Alone

When traveling by yourself, it can be easy to book a relaxing vacation getting pampered at a spa or spending the day on a tropical beach, but when you’re looking for adventure, it may take a little more hunting around to find just the right vacation spot. Since you’ll be traveling alone, a lot more effort falls on your shoulders to get your plans just right, so getting all the help you can from travel agencies and tour groups can make your vacation planning process go a lot more smoothly.

Adventuring With a Tour Group

For any exciting or amazing experience, it can be more memorable when you have others around you to share it with. Joining up with a tour group, especially one that is designed specifically for singles, can let you keep the freedom of traveling alone while providing you with a little company when you want it. Some activities will keep your group together for a few hours while some could be a few days or longer depending on the tour.

Some adventure tours could include a camping, hiking, and rafting expedition in which you’d be with that group for an extended period of time. Other groups may consist of day trips through adventure parks in Mexico or safaris in Africa. Regardless of the activity, tour groups can add a level of safety and comfort when traveling alone.

Extreme Sports Activities

Some of the most exciting things to do on vacation are extreme sports. Even if your entire vacation isn’t dedicated to adventure, taking the day to do some cliff diving or para-sailing could give you’re an experience you’ll never forget. If you’ve always been too nervous to try hang gliding, bungee jumping, or sky diving on your own, join up with a tour group to take the plunge with other single adventure seekers.

Adventure Cruises

With so many different cruise lines out there to choose from it’s easy to have your pick of what type of cruise you’d like to take. You may have decided already on taking a singles cruise, but looking even further into the type of singles cruise available could lead you to an adventure cruise ship. Usually using smaller ships, adventure cruises take you into less traveled ports that can give you the opportunity to see amazing locations some of the bigger ships may not have access to.

Choosing a cruise ship that features exciting activities to get involved in will ensure you have the time of your life on your next vacation. When traveling on your own you’ll find that nothing brings strangers together like sharing an exciting experience so looking for singles vacation packages will allow you to be around other adventure seekers who are traveling alone. Sometimes it can also be helpful to use the services of a travel agency that caters mainly to booking singles vacations.

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Vacationing Alone: Deciding Where to Go and What to Do

Vacationing Alone: Deciding Where to Go and What to Do

Making the decision to take a vacation alone can be an intimidating idea if you’ve never traveled by yourself before, but once you decide what kind of vacation you’d like to have and make it happen, you could have the best time of your life. Depending on what your interests are, a variety of vacation ideas may appeal to you. Vacationing alone could mean cutting yourself off from people completely and spending time with only yourself or it could mean booking a singles vacation on a resort or cruise that will allow you to meet other single travelers.

What Do You Want From Your Vacation

The first step is to decide what kind of experience you’d like to have. Do you want to relax by the beach for days and forget about all your worries or do you want to experience something more exciting and pack as much into your vacation as possible? Once you’ve decided the types of things you’d like to do, you can start looking for resorts, cruises, or hotels that offer the amenities you’re looking for.

Tour Groups and Sight Seeing

You may want your vacation to consist of nothing more than checking yourself into a spa, sitting by the pool, and getting pampered day and night. If that’s the case, lounging will be your top priority and you won’t need to plan on anything much further that what you’d like to order for breakfast. If that isn’t the case, it’s a good idea to decide in advance what you’d like to see and how you’d like to see it.

Whether it’s an African safari, an adventure park in South America, or a tour of New York City, it will be up to you whether you want to brave these expeditions on your own or join up with a tour group. Going it alone will allow you to see what you want on your own time, while a tour group will give you other vacationers to interact with and will take care of all the little things such as getting you there and showing you all the best things to see.

Everything You Could Want All on One Ship

Taking a cruise is a great option when traveling alone. You can choose between many different cruise themes available from various cruise lines, or you may decide to take a singles only type of cruise to meet others who are traveling solo. Because a cruise ship is specifically designed to be a small, floating vacation city, you’ll have access to everything you’d expect from any of the top resorts while having the opportunity to sight-see at many different ports.

Determining what you’d like to get out of your vacation will make the choice of where to go much easier. Some travel agencies cater specifically to singles vacations and may be able to help set you up with the perfect vacation package. All inclusive resorts and cruise ships can take a lot of the guess work out of your vacation planning. On the other hand, traveling to a new city, booking into a hotel, and winging it from there could be the most exciting vacation imaginable. Just take that step, get yourself out there, and you’ll most likely have a better time traveling on your own than you’d ever imagined possible.

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