Want to get away for a few days but the idea of lounging around a pool or visiting tourist attractions is just not appealing? Try one of these four learning vacations to combine relaxation and fun with acquiring a new skill.
Great Balls of Yarn Knitting in Florida
Always wanted to learn how to knit, or improve knitting skills or perhaps just connect with people that share a passion for knitting? A Florida learning vacation can include time spent at Great Balls of Yarn. Four Great Balls of Yarn stores located across Florida offers everything from beginner to advanced knitting lessons for knitting groups to private knitting classes on niche topics. Once a year, Great Balls of Yarn takes 100 knitting enthusiasts on a weeklong learning vacation cruise, on which participants knit a new garment each day, enjoy two cocktail parties and still have plenty of time to relax and enjoy cruise.
A Passion for Scrappin’ Retreat in Chicago
Want to spend the whole weekend scrap booking and meet new people who share the same passion? A Passion for Scrappin’ offers weekend getaways in the Chicago area where participants stay in a charming hotel learning a variety of scrap booking techniques with full access to the use of the newest and most innovative scrap booking tools.
Ojai Valley Inn and Spa in California
Ojai Valley Inn and Spa offers a learning vacation in the scenic Topa Topa Mountains of California. A variety of crafting classes are taught by local artisans and include jewelry making, watercolors, drawing and collage making. Ojai Valley Inn and Spa will arrange for specific crafting class lessons upon request.
Concordia Language Villages in Minnesota
Learning a new language couldn’t be more fun and relaxing than the way it’s taught at Concordia Language Village in Turtle River Lake, Minnesota. Choose to learn one of 15 different languages while on this learning vacation through a variety of activities, such as music, drama and cooking. Participants choose a new name relevant to the new language being learned, exchange U.S. dollars for foreign currency to use at the Village’s on-site store and the food served during the vacation is authentic to the culture chosen. Family learning vacation are offered at Concordia Learning Villages so parents and children can learn a new language and cultural diversity together.
A variety of learning vacations are offered all across the United States for those who wish to learn a new skill while relaxing and having fun. Let one of these four learning vacations be the starting point to take you on an adventure that will last a lifetime.