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Vacationing can have a profound effect on your physical and mental health and well-being – it’s why we look forward to that time away! There are different types of vacations, though, and the adventure vacation lifestyle is growing in popularity for all the benefits it brings.

The kind of vacation where you sit at a cottage or resort for a couple of weeks while eating and drinking may be right inside your comfort zone. But even though that vacation can leave you rested and refreshed, you return otherwise unchanged; back to the daily grind at work, it’s as if you were never away at all.

Adventure trips have a dramatically different impact. You’ll return rested and refreshed, of course, but getting outside of your comfort zone and doing something positive and healthy can have long-lasting physical and mental rewards.



Here are 5 health benefits of adventure travel:

1. You’ll Feel Better When You Get Moving

2. Your Brain Will Work Better

3. You’ll Strengthen Your Immune System

4. You’ll Improve Your Mood

5. Your Sleep Will Improve



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