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02/01/2017 9:40 PM AEDT | Updated 07/01/2017 1:08 AM AEDT

The 12 Types Of Trips You Should Take In Your Lifetime

Better than your average beach vacation, and cheaper too.

To some travelers, “vacation” means lying on a tropical beach or staying in an urban hotel, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But the start of a new year is time to think outside the box and start planning trips that help you both unwind and grow as a person.

In 2017, and for years to come, do yourself a favor and get creative with the types of trips you take. Of course, we don’t always have the time or finances available for regular getaways. But many of these unique trip ideas cost less than your typical beach break, which makes them easier to get on the calendar.

Which not-so-average experience will you have in 2017?