We have never been able to take a full blown family vacation. There are so many things you have to deal with when planning a week-long (or more) family trip when you have young kids, pets, and a very tight budget. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t take some down-time with your family and enjoy a mini-vacation or staycation.
A staycation is a relatively local mini-vacation where you spend 2-3 days enjoying the local attractions. You can stay at your own home or at a hotel. It can be just as memorable as a full blown vacation because it’s about spending time with family and enjoying your time away. You don’t even have to go very far.
Maybe you take a drive into the city for sightseeing and shopping.
Another option is to take in the local culture such as museums, the zoo, the aquarium and the planetarium.
Local culture staycation
You can embrace your adventurous side and visit a local theme park. It’s hard to see everything at most amusement parks in one day so having an overnight and going back the next day to make sure you see it all would be something the kids would love. Some theme parks now have water parks attached to them so you could do that too!
Theme park staycation
The beach doesn’t have to be on the ocean. There are local beaches just about everywhere. There is nothing more relaxing than a beach vacation!
A staycation can be fun and affordable, especially when you stay at an IHG® hotel. IHG has over 9 hotel brands with over 4,800 hotels in almost 100 countries across the globe. IHG is a leader in hospitality and they have the goal of building lifetime relationships with their guests and inspiring their guests to share their experiences with family and friends.
The IHG® Rewards Club is just one way the IHG family of hotels shows how much they value their guests and this summer they have a great promotion to help you earn rewards on your hotel stays and share those rewards with family and friends.
IHG Rewards Club
The IHG Rewards Club is FREE to join and rewards you with points for your stay at an IHG hotel. IHG’s loyalty program is award-winning and gives you more options and more ways to redeem your points.
IHG Rewards Club “Share Forever” Summer Promotion
The IHG® Rewards Club “Share Forever” Summer Promotion allows members to earn points for their stay as well as share additional points with those that matter most!
- Earn 500 points for each hotel stay through September 2, 2015.
- Earn a bonus 500 points for each stay to share with a friend or family member (or keep it for yourself).
- Earn between 68,500 to 115,500 “Share Forever” points plus up to 58,500 bonus points to share.
- Visit shareforever.ihg.com for more information.
To join IHG Rewards Club FREE and take advantage of the Share Forever Summer promotion: Register Now
I just joined and I can’t wait to start racking up points and sharing them with friends and family. I’d love to have a local staycation and invite my sister and my parents along as well. There is a local theme park and water park we have been wanting to visit and this is the perfection opportunity to earn points that can benefit the whole family.