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5 Fun and Affordable Ways to Celebrate National Take a Walk in the Park Day

Two people run along the sidewalks of Vinoy Park in downtown St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 28, 2018.
Two people run along the sidewalks of Vinoy Park in downtown St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 28, 2018. Aileen Perilla/ The Penny Hoarder


As far as made-up U.S. holidays go, there are some pretty fun opportunities to celebrate throughout the year.

Holidays, (and I use the term loosely), like National Pizza Day or Cookie Day get all the glory, but there other are days that deserve to be be noticed, too — and they won’t mess with your waistline.

National Take a Walk in the Park Day is March 30, 2018, so strap on the baby, grab the dog and get going.

You’ll get some fresh air, a nice change of scenery and maybe even boost your mood.

5 Ways to Celebrate National Take a Walk in the Park Day

Whether you get around by walking, wheelchair, or other means, check out these ideas on how to make the most of National Take a Walk in the Park Day.

  1. Sign up with Achievement and get paid just for moving around.
  2. Keep your eyes peeled for deer antlers to turn into jewelry or resell as-is.
  3. Watch for meteorites!
  4. If you plan to trek in a national park, be sure to check into all the ways to save money on entrance fees.
  5. Get a group together for a hike and make everyone walking sticks.

Enjoy your excursion!

Lisa McGreevy is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She always watches for meteorites.

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