The Great American Staycation

The Great American Staycation

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Layoffs are rampant, gas prices are volatile, airlines are cutting flights, and Americans are feeling the economic pinch of a recession. As much as we hate it in this country of big dreams, big cars and Big Macs, we have to find a way to cut back. For many Americans, that means turning the Great American Vacation into a a€œstaycation, a€ which is the big buzzword of the year, having appeared in articles everywhere from to Newsweek. But what does a staycation really mean? Newspaper humor columnist and frequent staycationer Matt Wixon shares with readers the definition of a staycation as well as: Rules for a successful, satisfying vacation at home or nearby Motivation and encouragement for people who cana€™t afford the big, traditional vacation Ways to make the most of time off from work Strategies and experiences from more than a dozen staycationers, as well as hundreds of Internet links and specific ideas to help plan a vacation in your hometown. From alternatives to destination theme parks to making the most of out local amenities to reigniting the flame in a relationship, Americans will find this guide a humorous and invaluable guide to staying home on vacation.The tour of Giants Stadium includes a chance to go into the press box, check out a luxury suite, and see the Jetsa#39; locker room. A tour guide will also take you through the tunnel the players use to walk onto the field that has been home toanbsp;...

Title:The Great American Staycation
Author:Matt Wixon
Publisher:Adams Media - 2009-02-18


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