BBB: Travel tips to have a safer Fourth of July vacation – Bryan-College Station Eagle

The Fourth of July has become one of the most popular travel times in the U.S., but summer vacations may look different this year. COVID-19 cases are rising in Texas, causing many to re-evaluate their Fourth of July plans. Although state government has allowed most businesses to reopen and travel restrictions have expired, Texans are still wondering how they can stay safe on their holiday vacations.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reminds people that travel can increase the risk of getting sick and recommends vacationers stay close to home by traveling domestically. Destinations such as parks and beaches offer outdoor fun for your family while allowing plenty of room to maintain a safe distance from other groups. Renting an RV can help you avoid air travel and staying in hotels, and outdoor fireworks shows can be enjoyed from a distance.

If your family is looking to get away