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LYME REGIS, ENGLAND - MAY 25: People sit beside the sea as they enjoy the fine weather on the beach in Lyme Regis on May 25, 2017 in Dorset, England. Parts of the UK are currently enjoying a blast of warm continental air and sunshine which forecasters claim could deliver the hottest May temperatures since the Second World War. With temperatures possibly hitting 30C (86F) on Saturday, it will make it not only the hottest day of the year so far but could even go higher to beat the record-breaking 32.8C (91F) recorded on May 29, 1944..

It’s tempting to pack a million things into your vacation, because you want to make the most of it.  But then you end up exhausted and feel like you never even went on vacation, here is a list of the top things people want to do on vacation.

According to a new survey, the number one thing we want to do on vacation is absolutely nothing.  Here are five stats from the survey . . .

1.  Almost 75% of people in the poll said resting and relaxing is important when they’re on vacation.  The rest of the top five are sightseeing, 55% . . . experiencing local culture and food, 51% . . . being with family, 46% . . . and being out in nature, 45%.

2.  22% of women also said shopping is important.  Only 9% of men agreed.

3.  86% of people planning a vacation this year say they’ll travel with at least one other person.  A very independent 14% of us will go it alone.

4.  42% of people said they dial back their time on social media when they’re on vacation.  About a third don’t even TRY to.  And 22% said they “completely disconnect.”

5.  43% of people in the survey said they’re NOT taking a summer vacation this year.  The top reasons were it’s too expensive, and they can’t take time off work.  And 3% said they just don’t like taking time off work.


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