MEANING: noun: A vacation spent at home or close to home.
verb intr.: To vacation at or close to home.

ETYMOLOGY: A blend of stay + vacation, from Latin vacare (to be empty). Earliest documented use: 1944. Also see, busman’s holiday.

NOTES: It’s all relative. In the US, a vacation taken at or close to home -- a day trip -- is a staycation. In the UK, the definition includes any vacation taken within one’s country instead of traveling abroad. _______________________________

STRAYCATION - aimlessly driving the RV

STAGCATION - 2-weeks away from work - for men only

STAY CAT ICON - the Board of Directors of MGM will keep the lion as its symbol