February 17, 2021 / Source: The Bizz USA
By Haarika Kalahasti; Edited by Pallavi Vemuri
It’s been nearly 11 months since the world shut down, destroying the variety of our routine. I’m sure we all want a change, to travel the world and go to Europe, but this global pandemic has shown us otherwise. Our safety is of utmost importance, and traveling, specifically across the country or internationally, may not be the best option with the recent spike in cases. However, if you really want to travel and are willing to take that risk, then try to stay in the U.S. Consider taking a day trip or a weekend trip to a nearby national park, an isolated scenic beach. In doing so though, make sure you try to go on days that are less crowded and take plenty of masks and hand sanitizer! If you do decide to travel, make sure you thoroughly read the CDC Domestic Travel Guidelines to see their tips for traveling during a pandemic.
Here are some ways and some places that are safe (as of now) to travel in 2021:
All in all, it’s up to you if you want to travel during a pandemic. If you do plan on traveling, make sure you do it safely and get tested before you go. I know we all want to travel the world (more than ever) right now, but the number one priority should be to stay safe. Travel responsibly!