Travel Like a Local: 9 Ways to Enrich Your Vacation By Experiencing Things Like a Local by Sheri B Doyle

Vacation Planning
5 years ago

Travel Like a Local: 9 Ways to Enrich Your Vacation By Experiencing Things Like a Local

Stepping out of the tourist traps and seeing a destination from a local perspective helps enrich our experiences. These are some of the things I do to make the most of my vacation destination:

  • Eat at the local's favorite restaurants.
  • Hop on a bus or train to get around.
  • Ask locals to recommend their favorite destinations or activities.
  • Use a paper map and walk the long way to your destination.
  • Hire a driver for a day or two and ask them to take you to the best local destinations.
  • Have a picnic in a park.
  • Take time to people watch or strike up conversations with locals.
  • Find a local tour guide or experience through Airbnb.
  • Use Like A Local site and app to connect with locals for recommendations or even a meetup.

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Agree completely!
Elisa Schmitz
Yes! Love these ideas. Having a local driver take you around is a brilliant idea, Sheri B Doyle !
Such good suggestions…
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I would recommend everyone to travel like a local and not to just follow the rest of the tourists.

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