Everything You Need to Live It Up in Your Own Neighborhood
Apps for a Rejuvenating Home Vacation
Vagaro (Free) Looking for a couple's massage at 6 p.m. on Wednesday? Check out Vagaro, which connects you with local beauty salons and spas, letting you read reviews, view pictures, find pricing, and make appointments all within the app. Vagaro will remind you about your appointments via text or email and reward you with points to use next time.
Yelp (Free) A staycation doesn't mean you have to actually stay in your house. Open up Yelp and act like a tourist in your own city! This app helps you find tons of fun things to do, whether you're looking for a great restaurant or a unique attraction. Read reviews from community members and visitors to get a fresh take on your town.
Yoga Studio ($3.99) Begin your yoga journey at home with over 65 videos ranging in length from 10–60 minutes. Yoga Studio also lets you pick out your favorite moves to create your own custom class. Schedule and track your classes by syncing your calendar to the app, allowing you to fit in a quick class wherever you are.
Field Trip by Google (Free) Turn to the experts like the Food Network, Thrillist, and Zagat to guide you through a unique tour of your town. Choose from themes ranging from local food to historic places, and Field Trip will alert you where to stop and tell you stories as you go. Mark places that you'd like to revisit and share the memories you capture on social media.
Headspace Meditation App (Free) Meditation can help uplift the spirit and clear your head, so why not try it with your newfound free time? Use your practice to learn how to overcome stress and cultivate healthier relationships. Try Headspace's 10-day challenge for free; after that you'll need to buy a subscription ($94.99/year or $12.99/month).
Massage Techniques ($2.99) Never pay for a massage again! Give your partner the Massage Techniques app, which teaches you how to perform up to 130 techniques and 13 routines ranging from 10 minutes to an hour. You'll find a variety of useful video demonstrations, photos, and descriptions to help master everything from deep-tissue to swedish massage.