Unplug and Unwind With a Wholesome Self-Care Reset Trip
When you’re feeling tired and stressed, a wellness trip to an exciting new city can make for a wonderful pick-me-up. Wellness or self-care trips let you take part in wholesome activities that are good for your mind, body, and heart. You can see new places, meet new people, and simply relax and unwind. You’ll get a chance to heal, and come back home feeling refreshed and raring to go.
A Path to Hope Counseling offers compassionate, healing therapy to residents of North Carolina. We also offer helpful advice and suggestions on maintaining your mental health and wellbeing through our posts. Below are four famous wellness destinations in the US, highlighting what makes each one special and worth visiting:
You’ll love Seattle if you’re the outdoorsy type. This verdant paradise is nicknamed the Emerald City because it’s surrounded by a sea of trees – it stretches from skyline to skyline and folds into Washington’s 2 million-acre-deep forest line. If you love hiking, rock climbing, biking, and other outdoor sports, you’ll have a whale of a time here. There are also scenic, thrilling places to visit, like Mt. Rainier, the Olympic National Park, and Mt. Rainier National Park.
Even if you never step foot outside city limits, you’ll still be surrounded by nature – there are 485 parks dotting its various picturesque neighborhoods. Besides nature, Seattle offers many urban wellness activities: You can join wellness centers, sign up for aerobics classes, or just exercise with other fitness enthusiasts. This city is known for its coffee, grunge music, and iconic attractions like the Space Needle – you won’t run out of things to do.
Seattle isn’t just a great place to visit, but also a great place to live. The economy here is doing well, and it offers a great lifestyle for singles as well as families. If you’re planning to be here for a significant period, you can find apartments near Seattle for rent online. They’re affordable and easy to come by. You can choose apartments based on your price range, desired amenities, number of rooms, and desired location. Many apartments come with 3D tours, allowing you to remotely experience before you rent.
Sometimes you just want to get away from crowds and the noise. That’s where a peaceful, quiet little town like Hawley comes in. Located a 2-hour ride away from New York, this little rustic gem is as peaceful as it gets. It’s the place you go when you want to spend time alone pursuing wellness activities or hobbies – like meditating, fishing, walking, or biking.
That’s not to say there’s nothing to do in Hawley. This town is a hit with the tourists because it offers so much to see and do – there are waterfalls, boating and kayaking, antique shops, walking tours, and countless enjoyable festivals. The people are welcoming and nice, the food is good, and the weather is wonderful. You’ll feel right at home here.
Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs used to be a hit with movie stars back in the day. It fell out of fashion for a while, but it’s back in prominence now – and for good reason. It has warm, pleasant weather all year round, making it a comfortable winter getaway. It’s great for seniors and people who don’t like cold weather in general.
Besides its weather, Palm Springs is known for its world-class wellness centers. There are dozens of spas, massage centers, beauty clinics, fitness resorts, crystal therapy clinics, and natural medicine places here. You will be able to sign up for holistic wellness treatments, fitness classes, yoga, and so much more. This is a great place to be if you love to pamper yourself.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
The last destination on our list is for people who love the sun, the sand, the sea, and lazy (or not-so-lazy) days at the beach: Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It’s full of warm, picturesque beaches that are clean, not crowded, beautiful, and soothing and healing to be in. Although Portsmouth is best visited during summer and is known as a summer resort town, the beaches are open all year, from January to December.
When you’re not at the beach, you could do many things in Portsmouth. It has restaurants and cafes owned by famous, award-winning chefs. You’ll be able to eat some delicious food, essentially. Besides the food, the city has a famous cultural scene – there are art festivals, films, events, and more.
Self-care trips offer several science-backed benefits. Not only are they good for your wellbeing, but they also expand your horizons and help you to grow. If you’ve been craving a trip for a while, don’t hesitate to take one – it’ll be good for you, and you deserve it.
Image via Unsplash