There are many things that have to be kept in mind when preparing to travel. You must keep in mind how one will get to their destination, the budget, where you will stay, whether you’ll rent or take public transportation, what you want to see, and more. For this reason, it can sometimes begin to feel overwhelming when starting the planning stage, and it can often feel overwhelming, like you don’t even know where to begin. We have put together some advice and things to keep in mind when you are ready to plan your next Winter Park vacation.
Planning Your Transportation
One of the most important aspects of traveling is transportation, especially during this time of high gas prices. For this reason, it might be a good idea to check out public transportation in place of driving. Keep in mind that there is a free shuttle that takes individuals around the area and even in between the neighboring towns. Can anyone really beat the price of free? If you do decide it’s just easier to take your own car, make sure you keep an eye on the local weather report, as nothing can ruin a trip quicker than getting stuck in a white-out which you must wait out. Furthermore, roads can get busy, especially during peak times of the day and year. You might prefer to take the shuttle and let someone else handle navigation.
Plan for Activities
When you decide on which Winter Park activities you will be doing, make sure to pack appropriately and always have a backup plan. For example, if you plan to get some hiking in, it might be a good idea to pack a light sweatshirt, as the temperature can start plummeting once you gain elevation. It’s good to have that extra layer in case you need it, as nobody wants to be hiking up a mountain while they are shivering and cold. Remember, you’ll be sweating once your reach the peak, and once you stop the sweat will evaporate and make you feel far colder than you normally would. So, just make sure to plan properly so that way at no point is you stressing trying to think of a plan. Finally, even if you decide to join us in winter, make sure you wear sunscreen, as contrary to belief, you can still get quite burned in the winter. Remember, all that snow is reflecting the light right back at you, so you are just as likely to burn as if you were lying upon the beach soaking up the rays.
Of course, these are just a few tips to keep in mind when you are planning your vacation. There is a plethora of other tips we would love to give to help make your vacation a dream come true. So, if you’d like to find out more, or would like some help putting together the ideal itinerary, give Visit Winter Park Lodging a call at 970-363-7458!