2016 was the worst—we’re looking at you Gandhi Jayanti, Diwali and Christmas — but there’s hope yet. Here’s your handy list of all the long weekends coming up in 2017, because it’s never to early to get cracking on those travel plans!
Thu, Jan 26
Go To: While not technically classified as one of the “long weekends”, we say, take Friday off and head to Goa to dive to ship wrecks..
Fri, Feb 24
Go To: Jambrung! It’s so green and chill, you’ll love it.
Mon, Mar 13
Go To: Nowhere. It’s Holi!
Tue, Apr 4
Go To: Yup, gotta take Monday off for this, but hey, when you’re chilling at Bhandardara Dam, who cares?
Fri, Apr 14
Go To: Someplace special with bae. Give the Mulshi Dam near Pune a shot.
Mon, May 1
Go To: Somewhere you can gorge. Check out this beautiful resort that we absolutely fell in love with.
Mon, Jun 26
Go To: Kurla and eat some amazing kebabs.
Mon, Aug 14 & Tue, Aug 15
Go To: This epic home-stay in Alibaug with its own infinity pool.
Mon, Oct 2
Go To: Spend nothing to live for free in Goa.
Mon, Oct 16 – Fri, Oct 20
Go To: Firstly, if you want to take advantage of this glorious, looooong holiday, we suggest you start getting religious real quick. If you manage to pull it off, you must check out this 1,000-foot high waterfall – it’s the experience of a lifetime.
Fri, Dec 1
Go To: This treasure of Parsi food and culture.
Mon, Dec 25
Go To: Nowhere! It’s Christmas…stay home and throw a party.