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| 01/21/2021 | Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, Stay, Things to Do

10 WAYS TO FIND INSPIRATION ON NATIONAL PLAN FOR VACATION DAY

A whole new year is stretching out in front of us, filled with possibilities. Are you looking forward to traveling again? Whether the time is right for you to hit the road now or you are content to start dreaming about your next adventure, there is a day set aside where you can get started: January 26 is National Plan for Vacation Day – the perfect time to turn dreams into action.

Did you know the psychologists say that just PLANNING a vacation puts you in the same happy zone as going on one? Planning gets you ever closer to your dream and can elevate your outlook according to Ann Marie Brown who wrote a blog for Visit California on the topic. 

It’s never too early to start planning, and frankly we can all use something on the calendar to look forward to. (Share your ideas with friends and family on social media. Use #PlanforVacation.)

1.   Not sure how to get started? Visit our website for inspiration. There are lots of ideas, itineraries and suggestions that are sure to create a spark.

2.   Request a free Visitors Guide or view it online. It’s filled with lots of things to see and do. And we will mail it right to your door.

3.   Be the first to hear about special offers and travel deals when you sign up to receive our newsletter.

4.   Choose from one of our road trip itineraries. From a road trip to see wildflowers, to down into Kings Canyon along the Kings Canyon Scenic Byway, to the Majestic Mountain Loop where you can see 3 of California’s most beautiful parks in as little as 3 days.

5.   Plan a hiking adventure. There are lots of trails to choose from one our website.

6.   View the Web Cam in Sequoia National Park to see the views first hand. 

7.   Splurge on a private tour. Get an insider’s tour, take a guided hike, or go on a private snowshoeing trip with your personal, knowledgeable guide. 

8.   Follow us on social media like Facebook and Instagram and see what visitors are saying their top spots to visit are. Believe us! They take some awesome photos! You also have great videos on our YouTube Channel

9.   Sign up for our virtual Fireside Chat. We will host the superintendent of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks as well as the Forest Supervisor of Sequoia National Forest. You will learn a lot about these public lands. Its free to attend but registration is required. 

10.  As always, stay safe by taking our Visalia Cares Stay Safe Pledge. You will find tips on how you can travel confidently and see what we're doing to help keep us all safe.



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