Are you circling the drain while working from home, doing the same thing day in and day out until the walls close in around you? Well, it might be time for you to take a working vacation (“workation”) to get yourself back on track in your personal and professional spheres.
Working from home is all fun and games until you get cabin fever. But you might be wondering where you should go and if you really have the time to take some precious PTO. Workations are the solution for those who work in asynchronous teams.
By taking a workation in one of these cities, you’ll be able to get work done during the day and enjoy your vacation by night. These cities all offer reliable access to WiFi, great hotels, vacation rentals, restaurants, and fun things to do. Just make sure you get the A-OK from your manager before you take flight!
- Asheville, NC
If you’re a remote worker looking to spice up your love life, Asheville might be the perfect place for you and your partner to take a romantic vacation on a budget. This North Carolina city offers tourists gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the small city center.
The Land of the Sky offers residents and visitors alike a great urban and rural mix. Whether you want to try out a chic restaurant for date night or take a calm walk through the botanical gardens, Asheville has what you need for a fun and relaxing workation.
For work amenities, there is reliable wifi and spacious vacation rentals in Asheville for all kinds of remote workers—no matter how big or small the project.
- Estes Park, CO
Nature lovers will swoon for this Rocky Mountain vacation destination. Perched at the foot of Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park is a treasure trove of history, architecture, and friendly faces at every turn.
Visit in the summer for great lake activities like kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming at Lake Estes. Are you obsessed with spooky season? Visit the Stanley Hotel in October and go on a ghost tour or stay in one of their famously haunted rooms.
Remote workers will love taking a workation here because of the selection of local cafes and restaurants where you can get work done during the day.
- New York City, NY
The Big Apple is a dream workation destination for remote workers who are always on the go and want to experience new things every day. With a variety of hotels and vacation rentals to choose from, you can work from uptown, downtown, midtown, or anywhere you please.
Want to escape the concrete jungle and enjoy a New York City vacation with a touch of nature? NYC has plenty of free wifi hotspots in public areas so you can get your work done under a blue sky.
Now that you know where to take your workation, it’s time to pack your bags. By changing up your routine, you can avoid work-from-home mishaps. Set off and have an adventure while you work remotely so you don’t waste your much-needed PTO.