A family vacation is a great way to bond with your loved ones and make lasting memories together. That said, before you can go on that special trip together, you all have to agree on a destination first. When you have a bunch of different people with their own ideas on where to go, how do you pick in a way that's fair to everyone?
Well, TikTok user @elle.kayee's family decided to leave their family vacations up to chance. Their way of picking destinations is so fun and clever!
LOL! Honestly, we love this. Saying that you'll "throw a dart" at a map to pick a destination is a common trope among travelers, but how many people actually do it?
Granted, if you have a family member whose darts game is dead-on, they could skew the results in their favor, but it's pretty clear that they're leaving it up to chance here... as evidenced by their determination to stick with Indiana as their vacation spot, even though none of them seemed particularly enthused about it, LOL.
Even with this outcome perhaps not being what they wanted, though, we still love this method. It forces you to try and experience a new destination that you probably wouldn't visit otherwise. Because who knows- they might find something in Indiana that makes their trip the best one they've gone on yet! It's that mystery and exploration that makes this so fun... we might have to start adopting this vacation-picking method ourselves.
Besides, Indiana locals in the comments were more than happy to share some primo vacation visits around their state. "Indiana Dunes. Plus it’s about an hour from Chicago," recommended @ruthless737. "Turkey Run State Park is right under that dart. Hikes with bridges and ladders!" @abbycabush added. One user, @leahmaarrie, had a litany of Indianapolis hot spots: "Newfields, the Garage, Indianapolis Zoo, Bottle Works district, Fountain Square Theatre, Penn and Beech, Canal, Cake Bake, Indiana State Museum..."
And just like that, a surprise destination this family was unsure about is suddenly a place stacked with a full travel itinerary. That's the kind of fun you can gave when you throw caution to the wind and just chuck a dart at the map! So if you'll excuse us, we're going to buy a set of darts and a couple maps... we've got vacations to plan!
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