National Virtual Vacation Day

National Virtual Vacation Day is a holiday observed annually on March 30th that encourages everyone to take some time off from their job and enjoy a vacation. Because not everyone can afford or has the time to take a vacation, this holiday promotes the idea of taking a virtual vacation.

This type of vacation doesn’t require a person to leave the comfort of their daily life, but it does refresh their body, spirit, and mind. All a person has to do is use the power of their mind to travel anywhere in the world they want.

The History of National Virtual Vacation Day

This holiday was created by Terrance Talks Travel in 2016 and has been observed ever since. The purpose of this holiday is to get people thinking about the vacations they would take if they could go on a vacation at any given moment.

Interesting Facts About Travel

Let’s explore some travel factoids and perhaps learn a few things about traveling that we might not have known.

  • Jet lag is worse when a person travels from West to East than from East to West.
  • Vacations can lower a person’s risk of developing heart disease.
  • Approximately one-third of the world’s airports are located in the United States.
  • Mexico City is sinking up to 15 inches a year in some places.
  • One out of every nine American jobs depends on tourism.

Observing National Virtual Vacation Day

Observing this holiday is easy-peasy. All a person has to do is take their mind on a trip around the world. This can be done by watching movies or reading books that transport them to another place.

There are also VR tours that can be found on the internet and can sweep a person away. While on the internet, a person can use the hashtag #NationalVirtualVacationDay on social media to spread the word about this holiday and encourage everyone to go on their own virtual vacation.

When is it?
This year (2024)
March 30 Saturday
Next year (2025)
March 30 Sunday
Last year (2023)
March 30 Thursday
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