For students who’ve returned to college after a hiatus, balancing a family and coursework can be a challenge. Adding a vacation into the equation may seem impossible, but taking a break from the daily grind can be exactly what you need to get your focus back. Instead of trying to see all of Europe in a week or hitting every casino in Las Vegas, consider planning your next trip to one of the following vacation spots. They’ll broaden your horizons, your kids will love them and you’ll have plenty of time to hit the books.
Once considered a New England getaway for the rich, Martha’s Vineyard has an offbeat, quirky side. The beaches tend to be crowded during peak vacation season, but the island is full of quiet spots for you to settle down, relax and study. Hit the books at the Vineyard Haven Public Library and reward yourself with a moped or bike tour of the island. Additional options include a peaceful forest walk or a meal at the world-famous Black Dog Restaurant. (more…)