It’s natural to need a break. But it isn’t always possible to board a plane or load up the car and leave town. 

That’s where a staycation comes in. Staycations are a fun way to take a break from the routine of your everyday life and do something fun and interesting — for couples, it’s also a great way to connect with each other and enjoy each other’s company without any distractions. 

Read on for activity ideas for a romantic staycation that you and your partner can enjoy together.

Activity Ideas

  1. Take a virtual tour of a museum or art gallery
  2. Take a cooking, art or sports class together
  3. Visit your local farmer’s market then cook a meal together
  4. Create an at-home spa
  5. Bring the bar home with wine or cocktail delivery
  6. Camp in your backyard
  7. Go on a bike ride or hike at sunset
  8. Cloudgaze or stargaze together
  9. Do a puzzle together
  10. Turn your house into a dance party
  11. Have a picnic in the park
  12. Make art together
  13. Recreate your first date
  14. Go on a scenic drive together
  15. Do a yoga class together 

Printable Activities

1)  Create a home-tel

One of the best parts of being on a vacation is the feeling of staying at a hotel or short-term rental. It’s exciting to experience a night away from your own home. Make your home into a “home-tel” by using these printable signs, and creating the ambiance by changing your sheets and putting chocolates on the pillows. 

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2)  Play a game to connect 

Vacations are a great time to connect with your partner by learning more about them. Use this printable get-to-know-me game to take turns answering insightful prompts. We’ve even included a blank sheet so you can create your own prompts. 

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3)  Meditate together

Staycations are a great opportunity to forget about the outside world and relax. Meditating can challenge us to relax, breathe deeply and connect with our bodies and minds. Doing this with a partner is a great way to build trust and connection. 

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4)  Have a movie night 

Create a luxury movie-watching experience to make it a little more special. Buy fun popcorn toppings and create a popcorn bar, using this printable sign as a fun decoration. Bonus points if you dress up! 

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