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25 Fun Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

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Go on a bike ride

The disruption in the supply chain led to a bicycle shortage that has shown signs of easing. If you have a bike, take the opportunity to hit the trails with family and friends.

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Head to the lake

Few things are more refreshing for body and soul than swimming in a lake or jumping into a swimming hole – for instance, Oneonta Gorge in Mount Hood National Forest in Oregon, where you can luxuriate in the cool waters surrounded by water falls, cliffs, and forests.

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Visit a National Park

There’s been an uptick in people visiting America’s National Parks with the easing of pandemic-related restrictions. The National Park Service said last year’s visitation increased by 60 million over 2020, when the pandemic closed facilities in most parks for at least some of the year.

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Go hiking

Hiking has many health benefits – but beware of the presence of bears on the trails you frequent.

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Hit the shops

Labor Day Weekend is one of the biggest sales events of the year. Top brands offer deep discounts, and the weekend is the last major savings opportunity until Black Friday the day after Thanksgiving.

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