- January. 18 2019
Memorial Day Weekend is around the corner, and many people will travel across the country or even the world. It is the beginning of summer when the weather starts to warm up and you’re able to spend more time outdoors. We listed five of the top Memorial Day travel destinations that are fun places to visit, but are also focused on health and fitness!
Who isn’t looking for a fun vacation and a good workout this Memorial Day weekend? Let’s dive into our top 5 destinations!
Arizona is a great place to visit during Memorial Day Weekend!
The Antelope Canyon near Page is known for its 100-mile, 50-mile, 55k, and half marathon races in the winter. But even during the summer, you can still run when it’s not too hot outside. The views are amazing and anyone running will get to see glimpses of gorgeous of Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell.
After the race, you rejoin in Sedona, which is a three-hour drive from Page, Arizona. If you like hiking the Red Rock Crossing is an amazing place to hike and get to use one of the spas.
Kamalaya Koh Samui is a great place to travel on your own, but also great for a group of people! They have a health luxury resort on Koh Samui, which circles a cave, which Buddhist Monks used to use to meditate.
The resort has so many wellness programs to choose from which includes, meditation, yoga, and stress-relief. If you feel like one set path isn’t going to help you with your wellness journey and retreat don’t worry you are actually able to choose an a la carte experience. This actually means you can schedule individual events and sessions that you feel you need in your wellness journey!
Miami is known for its beaches. Go for a long run on the Miami Beach Boardwalk which is a four-mile stretch that runs from North Beach to South Beach.
There are many hotels you can stay at in Miami. Of them all, 1 Hotel South Beach has an amazing fitness center, SoulCycle studio, yoga, Pilates, and meditation classes. All of these are great for working out and being healthy. And on top of that, Plnthouse, one of the hotel restaurants gives out vegan and vegetarian from their chef Matthew Kenney.
May is the perfect time to be in New York City. The weather is perfect with mild temperatures, it’s right before the summer vacation rush. It is the time to take advantage of the city. If you’re looking for the path less traveled, go to Brooklyn, which also has plenty to offer!
If you’re a runner, Brooklyn offers many scenic running trails, including Prospect Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park. Brooklyn also has many great hotels, including the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.
Yes, Ibiza!! We know it sounds crazy that we added Ibiza to the list of Memorial Day travel destinations, but there are many yoga retreats held there!
Yoga retreats are held at Cas Gasi, a resort in the Ibiza countryside, which includes two yoga sessions every single day, one message, and fresh vegetarian food. And the amazing thing is you can customize your trip to what you are looking for!
And by the way, if you want to lean more on yoga, we wrote about some tips here and here!
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We hope you enjoyed our top 5 destinations for this Memorial Day Weekend! We want you to be able to combine health and wellness and have an amazing weekend trip! So get out there and check out our destinations, whether it’s this weekend or the summer! Don’t just stay at home that weekend! Regardless of where you go, take a chance and enjoy a yoga retreat or a hike with a beautiful view!
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