Tips to make your cross country move feel like a vacation

couple in the car on cross country move

With summer rapidly approaching, it can be difficult to not daydream about getting outdoors to enjoy the weather. For many, summer this year may include moving cross country. However, that doesn’t mean you have to go without a vacation this year, especially when there are a few simple ways to make your cross country move feel like a vacation.

Since the cross country movers you select will handle the majority of your belongings, why not make the most of the journey to your new home? There are a number of websites you can reference to find the best places to stop on your route. Here are a few tips to help you make your move a little more fun.

Make the road trip a long one with vacation spots along the way

Whether you’ve already done research on which route you want to take or if you’re still in the planning phase, these websites can be helpful in leading you to scenic routes, offbeat attractions and ways to make your road trip one to remember. It’s also important to take a few breaks throughout the day to stretch your legs. Whether it’s a quick hike or walking around a park for 10-15 minutes, moving your legs can help keep your blood circulating and keep you alert.

Book Airbnbs

Making your cross country move unique can mean something different to everyone, but what better way to do this than by booking on Airbnb for your stops? Not only will you become more immersed in the culture by staying with someone local, you can also book a space that can accommodate whatever needs, or wants, you may have. New to Airbnb? Here are a few places to familiarize yourself with the process:

Book a spa day

Long days in a vehicle can do a number on your body. Why not treat yourself to a day at the spa at the halfway point of your trip to help rejuvenate your body? You may be surprised how many people do just this to de-stress and get a little relaxation before making the final push to their new home while the cross country movers take care of everything else. Check these sites for spas near your location:

If you have kids, make a game out of the trip

It seems like anyone who has spent any amount of time in the car as a kid is likely to recall playing some type of game, or creating their own, as they make it through another hour in the car. Not only can you pass those along to keep the kids entertained, but there are a number of other games that you may have never heard of that will keep both kids and adults amused along the way. Here are a few of the best ones we could find:

Moving across the country is a big to-do, but you can leave the hard work up to the cross country movers and start planning an adventure as you make your way to your new home. If you’re planning to make a cross country move, contact us, we’re more than happy to help you get ready for your next adventure.