A vacation is supposed to be a fun and relaxing break from your everyday life. However, a poorly planned vacation can end up being a major headache. Be ready to enjoy your time off by planning your travel, accommodations, and activities ahead of time. Giving yourself plenty of time to plan can be a fun way to build up excitement for your vacation. Sure some people like to have spontaneous trips but as for me - everything should be planned ahead. Especially if you a child like I do. What are the best ways to plan a vacation?