Staycation Ideas: Toolkit for Vacation Activities at Home

Now is the time to stay put. Until you’re able to fly in and drive out to your next family vacation, we’ve gathered the resources below to help you fill your days at home with fun and adventure. Use this toolkit of “staycation” tips to craft a vacation at home that’s centered on the beach, the great outdoors or an urban metropolis.

 

Staycation Ideas

Staycation Ideas: Turn Your Home into a Beach Vacation

Dreaming of a beach vacation during quarantine? Check out Alamo’s beach-themed staycation ideas and start creating a memorable family vacation at home. Read More…

Staycation Ideas: Activities for an Outdoor Adventure at Home

Cure cabin fever with an outdoor adventure! Use these outdoor staycation ideas to plan the ultimate virtual vacation, complete with at-home camping, a family cookout and more!. Read More…

Staycation Ideas: Activities for Creating an Urban Vacation at Home

Enjoy your time at home by creating your own virtual vacation. These urban staycation ideas will have you exploring museums, cooking local treats and more — all in your own home. Read More...

Activity Sheets and Games

 

Vacation Activity Sheet: Trav-Libs in the Country

Take your country vacation to the next level with vacation mad libs. Play travel-libs, mad libs game for the whole family. Download and print the activity sheet now. Read More...

Vacation Activity Sheet: Trav-Libs in the City

Take your vacation to the next level with this vacation activity sheet. Play travel-libs, a travel mad libs game for the whole family. Download and print the activity sheet now. Read More...

Vacation Planning Activity: Vacranium

Play Vacranium to find the perfect destination for your family vacation. Alamo has travel games to help you plan, enjoy, or enhance your family vacation. Read More...

Vacation Planning Activity: Travelgories

Use Alamo’s Travelgories game to find the perfect place for your family vacation. Alamo has family vacation games to help plan, enjoy and enhance your trip. Read More...

Vacation Activity Sheet: Beach Day Fortuneteller

Having trouble deciding which beach activities to do next? Let our beach activity fortune teller help you decide. Find more beach activities from Alamo. Read More...

Car Games That Go The Distance: The Banana Game

Looking to keep the family occupied on your next trip? Check out this easy and fun car game that is sure to be a hit. Read More...

Interactive Adventures

Google Earth Adventure: Western National Parks

Take a virtual tour of Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Glacier national parks on your computer or mobile device! On a satellite map, see breathtaking 3D views of hiking trails, lakes, valleys and mountain peaks.

Google Earth Adventure: Grand Canyon

Take a virtual tour of Grand Canyon National Park on your computer or mobile device! On a satellite map, see breathtaking 3D views of overlooks, hiking trails, rivers and canyons.

Google Earth Adventure: San Diego

Take a virtual tour of Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Glacier national parks on your computer or mobile device! On a satellite map, see breathtaking 3D views of hiking trails, lakes, valleys and mountain peaks. 

Craft Projects

DIY Magnetic Travel Chalkboard 

Make your own magnetic chalkboard and create endless car games for the little travelers in your life with these tips that guarantee hours of fun. Read More...

Easy DIY Travel Felt Board 

Take a virtual tour of Grand Canyon National Park on your computer or mobile device! On a satellite map, see breathtaking 3D views of overlooks, hiking trails, rivers and canyons. Read More...

Recipes

Chili with White Beans and Scallions

Get the recipe for easy vacation meals you can make on or for your family getaway. These meals are easy to make and will make your group vacation stress-free. Read More...

Microwave Risotto with Tender Pea Shoots

Save money on your trip with these hotel room recipes. These vacation recipes make meal planning simple and save on expensive meals out. Read More...

S’mores Popcorn Balls

Whip up these s’mores flavored popcorn balls for a sweet and salty take on two childhood favorite snacks. Pack them up and you’re ready to take them wherever you go!. Read More...

Make-Your-Own Trail Mix

Take your country vacation to the next level with vacation mad libs. Play travel-libs, mad libs game for the whole family. Download and print the activity sheet now. Read More...

Cheesy Herb-Roasted Chickpeas

Try out this roasted chickpea snack recipe that is delicious, easy to make and good for you - just the right combination for a quick bite on the road. Read More...

Homemade Fruit Leather

Avoid expensive junk food on your next family trip, bring homemade fruit leather instead! Read More...

Vacation Planning Tools

Bullet Journaling 101: Doodling Your Way to Your Bucket-List Destination

What’s on your vacation bucket list? Bullet journaling can help you organize your travel goals and make important destination decisions. Read More...

Vacation Trip Planner: 5 Ways to Get Your Kids Involved

Turn your kids into the family’s travel agent with these vacation trip planning activities. Plan fun family vacations together, and make sure everyone is involved and excited about your destination. Read More...

How to Plan Your Family’s First Beach Vacation

Whip up these s’mores flavored popcorn balls for a sweet and salty take on two childhood favorite snacks. Pack them up and you’re ready to take them wherever you go!. Read More...

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