This article originally appeared in Travel+Leisure.
Feeling cooped up, but not ready or able to take a full-on vacation? Enter the staycation, which offers a refreshing break from monotony without straying far from home (or, in some cases, leaving home at all).
With a little creativity, it's amazing how much you can break up your routine and free yourself from the rut of your usual surroundings. From playing tourist in your own city to camping in your backyard, read on for 11 of the best staycation ideas to plan anytime.