Birthdays come once a year, and you deserve some special attention and a fantastic time on those days. However, a few days before the birthday can be stressful for the people celebrating it. Whether it’s about deciding a venue to throw a birthday party or wondering about the logistics, etc., the process is tedious. Is your birthday around the corner, and you’re lost in similar thoughts as well? If you are tired of partying on your birthdays and looking for more fun and creative ways to celebrate, traveling is a great option. You don’t have to bother about the guest list, venue, etc., and relax in an entirely new city or country on your special day. Instead of one day, you can be in the birthday spirit for the entire duration of your vacation. Here are seven travel ideas for your birthday.
1. Hiking through the rainforests of Vancouver, Canada
Visiting Vancouver is like having the best of both worlds. Surrounded by a beach and mountains on either border side, Vancouver is perfect for adventure enthusiasts and urban explorers. Rent an SUV with a roof rack and head to the tropical rainforest for an ultimate hiking experience.
The Capilano Suspension Bridge across the Capilano River is a must-visit spot when in British Columbia. The suspension bridge hangs a hundred feet above the rainforest surface and offers a picturesque view. The sea-to-sky gondola ride is a fantastic experience and provides a panoramic view of the rainforest greenery from a height of two thousand feet.
2. Gondola rides in Venice, Italy
Here’s a perfect idea to celebrate your birthday with your partner in one of the most romantic countries, Italy. If you wish to go on a romantic getaway trip with your partner on your special day, plan to visit Venice. The city is full of picturesque canals, and you can go for gondola rides watching the sunset with your partner.
Brownie points if you are an art enthusiast or a history buff, as the city boasts of various ancient monuments and museums. You can get a beautiful view of the city from the top of the Campanile building, a bell tower with a height of ninety-four meters.
3. Snorkeling in Bonaire
Bonaire is a perfect location if scuba diving interests you. There is a reason why the island is considered one of the finest scuba diving locations. You can indulge in various water sports from any of the fifty scuba diving locations available. Go snorkeling and get a chance to experience the marine life of the Caribbean. You can also go kayaking in the mangrove river, cruise around the island in an ATV, and relax by the beach. The options to spend a chilled out birthday in Bonaire are endless.
4. Bar hopping in Key West, Florida
Do you fancy traveling with your squad for your birthday? Then Key West is one of the perfect destinations to do so. The city is full of thriving bars, cafes, and spas. Whether you are in the mood for a relaxing birthday or want to party in a foreign state, Key West is the place. Key West also features coral reefs, so you and your squad can indulge in some water activities or cruise around the waters in a boat. You can sight dolphins and other marine life in the tropical climate of Florida.
5. Exploring Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona is one of the favorite places to visit for many tourists and travelers. The reason behind it is evident because the city has something to offer for everyone. Whether you are a beach bum or love bar hopping and exploring ancient architecture Barcelona has it all.
You can indulge in several activities on your birthday by visiting Barcelona. La Sagrada Familia and Park Güell are the two must-visit architectural monuments. Look for elegant cafes in Las Ramblas to have a delicious birthday lunch when in Barcelona.
6. Visiting the pink sand beaches of Bermuda
Here’s another place with a tropical climate. Bermuda is one of the luxurious travel destinations on the list. Horseshoe Bay is one of the renowned beaches of Bermuda that offers a stunning view of the vistas. You can spend a relaxing birthday in the Bermudas sipping on rum swizzle on the pink sandy beaches. The underground crystal cave is another must-visit tourist attraction in Bermuda.
7. Clubbing and gambling in Las Vegas
There’s no place like Las Vegas to celebrate your birthday if clubbing and gambling is your jam. Las Vegas is one of the popular destinations for celebrating twenty-first birthdays. That said, you sure can splurge in one of the casinos of Las Vegas on your forty-fifth birthday.
You can indulge in one of the exotic food tours during the day and spend an extravagant night at the Bellagio Casino and Fountains. However, there are other things to do apart from clubbing and gambling in Vegas. If you are a history buff, then head to the Mob Museum and Neon Museum. The iconic Hoover Dam is also one of the must-visit attractions of Las Vegas.
That sums up the list of seven ideas for traveling instead of partying on your birthday. Hopefully, the list inspires you to make an itinerary to plan your birthday week. If you live in the US and want to travel locally to other states instead of abroad, then places like New York City, New Orleans, Seattle are also exceptional choices to celebrate your birthday.