HEALTHY LIVING
05/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

The Joys Of Taking A Staycation

So last week we joined the ranks of Americans who are staying home and calling it a vacation.

To be sure, taking a staycation remains a niche trend, at least according to the U.S. Travel Association, which estimates that in recent months only 9 percent of leisure travelers gave up out-of-town trips in favor of them, despite the uncertain economic times.

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