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Travel tip: Try a wellness travel trip to avoid vacation burnout

Shirley McMarlin
Wellness travel destinations and activities can help travelers recharge their mental and physical wellbeing.

Ever felt like you needed a vacation to recover from your vacation? Maybe you should try wellness travel next time.

Travel planners say it’s one of the fastest growing areas of tourism.

Wellness travel boosts mental and physical well-being through destinations and activities that promote “re-energizing, rejuvenating and finding balance,” according to It’s the opposite of the typical go-everywhere, do-everything vacation that can leave you exhausted.

Wellness trips often focus on a certain type of physical activity, such as hiking or yoga, that can be incorporated into everyday life, or on overall health benefits, such as stress reduction or healthy eating.

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter .

Categories: Lifestyles | Travel
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