6 Fun Weekend Activities to Try in 2017

pool-690034_640Everyone needs a little break from work or school now and then, but sometimes you just can’t get away for several days in a row when it doesn’t fit your schedule. When you feel like you need a little time away from your normal routine but can’t take off during the week, consider planning a fun weekend of activities instead. If you live in or plan to travel near to Sydney this year, there are more than 6 fun weekend activities to try in 2017 to help you take a break and get away from it all.

1 Trail Rides

Even if you have no experience with horses, you can still go out for a trail ride on a weekend in Sydney. Scenic NSW Horse Riding offers horse riding lessons in Sydney to help you on your way so you can hit the trail with confidence. They have safety instructions and equipment as well as guided tours to allow you to experience a scenic trail ride whether you are an experienced rider or a novice one.

2 Day Spas

Perhaps a day spa is more along your idea of a fun weekend activity to try. There are several in the area for you to choose from where you can kick back, relax, and rejuvenate. Or, book a massage to relieve yourself of tension and ease sore muscles. Give one a try and they will have you feeling right as rain in no time.

3 Snorkeling

If you love water or have kids who love water, snorkeling might be just the ticket. You can swim safely inside a glass enclosure but still near enough to experience marine life and even sharks without fear.

4 Museums

There are several different museums to choose from if history is something of interest to you. You can find out more about how Sydney became what it is today as well as learning about the harbors and beaches in the area. Or, learn about science, ancient artifacts and even mummies – if you aren’t afraid.

5 Beaches

In addition to all of the other attractions Sydney has to offer, there are plenty of beaches to choose from if sun and sand are on your mind. Some are family friendly and others offer outdoor pools where toddlers can play in the water in safety. Or, be adventurous and learn to surf.

6 Other Attractions

There are a whole host of other attractions available to help you enjoy a fun filled weekend in Sydney. You could check out the zoo, attend a wine tasting, or tour the Jenolan caves. Take a skywalk, climb a bridge, take a walking tour, or go on a wildlife tour if you like outdoor activity. Or, consider skydiving, a day hike, or a cruise from one of the many that are offered in the Sydney area. You could go whale or dolphin watching, or take a balloon tour. If you aren’t afraid of heights, ride the Scenic Railway and Skyway cable car over the Blue Mountains.

As you can see, there are actually far more than 6 fun weekend activities to try in 2017. You should be able to find one that fits your schedule, price range, and idea of fun. Your only problem now is deciding which one to choose first?

Can you think of other fun weekend activities to try in 2017?

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