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Maximize Your Vacation Happiness

A visual breakdown of what makes for blissful travel—backed by science.

Maximize Your Vacation Happiness

Even if you're not literally running off into the sunset, a well-planned vacation will feel like it. Photo: Vladimir Surkov/Thinkstock

You’ve likely got a vacation coming up soon. Whether you’re headed abroad for a week or simply to a cabin in the woods over Labor Day, start planning now. That's the number-one piece of advice from the folks over at Happify, who worked with scientists to determine the best tips and strategies for a happier vacation. 

Here’s what else you need to know:

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