Holiday Staycations for Online Students

Posted: December 11, 2020 | Author: Sera Emiroglu | Read Time: 2 minutes

Holiday staycation ideas for studentsLooking forward to a holiday season without travel might make it hard to get in the holiday spirit, but there is still fun to be had, even from the comfort of your own home. Here are some enjoyable staycations that can get you through this holiday season, all while protecting yourself, and your community.

Holiday Movie Marathon

Having a holiday movie marathon with all the classics is a great way to bring your family together. Some movies that you could watch include Home Alone 1 & 2, Santa Claus, and Polar Express. If you are distanced from your family, consider hosting a virtual watch party.

Baking Holiday Cookies

Baking can be a great holiday tradition for families. Especially when it’s cold outside, some warm cookies are bound to hit the spot. Here is a recipe for soft Christmas cookies.

Self-Care Day

A self-care day is very enjoyable, whether it’s during the holidays or not. Throw on your favorite movie or TV show, make your favorite meal or grab your favorite snacks, and take a day to just rest.

Look at Christmas Decorations

Everybody has that one neighborhood in their town that has the best game for Christmas lights. Grab a coffee, hot chocolate, and some cozy snacks and take a drive looking at those Christmas decorations with your loved ones.

Take a Ski Trip to Brian Head

One of the best aspects of winter in Cedar City is the close proximity to Brian Head Resort, which is an excellent location for skiing and snowboarding. Take a day to drive up the mountain, see the snow, and ski or snowboard.


Although the holiday season is much different this year than any of us expected, there are still many ways to get into the holiday spirit while staying home. Whether you choose to have a holiday movie marathon, bake some cookies, take a self-care day, look at Christmas lights, or take a ski trip, you can still embrace “the most wonderful time of the year.”

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