This New Year–Just Give Virginia State Parks a Quarter!
Simplify your New Year's Resolution andVisit a Virginia State Park every 90 days!
Don't overwhelm yourself with unreasonable and unattainable New Year's Resolutions like complex diets, total lifestyle changes, and complicated health apps and digital tools. Simply visit aVirginia State Park once every quarter–once every 90 days–four times per year–and everything will fall into place!
A quarterly Virginia State Park adventure will do wonders for your outlook!
In fall, abrisk hike on a Virginia State Park trail on a crisp, cold day will clear your mind better than running on a treadmill under fluorescent lights in a gym. The simple trill of a cardinal in the trees is far more soothing than earbuds blasting beats into your brain.
Fall park adventures are great for photography outings! Make sure all four seasons are your Virginia State Parks New Year's Resolution list!
A mid-winter, get-away-from-it-all Virginia State Parks cabin weekend will recharge you after the post-holiday blues. Lounging around the fireplace, playing board games with the kidswillrevive your spirit andyour love for family.
Virginia State Park cabins are available year round
An early spring ride on a Virginia State Parks bike trailwill clear the cobwebs from a winter spent indoors. A fresh spring breezeand glimpses of new leaves emerging to take on the big wide world will invigorate your body in this season of renewal.
Spring's first blooms always reinvigorate the spirit!
A mid-summer Virginia State Parks camping trip will bring your family together on the beach, under the stars, and around the campfire. Instead of focusing on whether or not you have a bikini body, you'll be enchanted by the wildlife and wild flowers outdoors.
Camping in the summer is a great time to reconnect with family and friends
Honestly, small steps are the key to New Year's Resolution success and focusing on the big picture–reconnecting to the outdoors–will do wonders for your overall outlook. Reconnecting to nature allows you to value life–your own life–and gives you confidence and wherewithal to invest in yourself. Because that is what New Year's Resolutions are–investments in us–and Virginia State Parks are the perfect place to start–even in winter.
Moonlit strolls on the beach will bring you closer to nature
Virginia State Parks are beautiful places in all four season and they are open all four seasons. While the campgrounds close in early December and open the first of March, the cabins, trails, and most visitor centers are open year-round.
Instead of focusing onindividual things like losing weight, exercising more, quitting smoking, and organizing your life; focus on the big picture–reconnecting to nature and the outdoors. Reconnecting to the outdoors will help you understand and reflect on your place in the world and help you tackle the little things with your connection to nature at the center of it all.
Make it your New Year's resolution to visit Virginia State Parks once a quarter–four times per year! Reservations for the 2014seasoncan be made by calling 1-800-933-PARK.
Be sure to check out theVirginia State Park Facebookpage for great last minute cabin discounts, calendar of activities, and more!