Vacation Time!

When it comes to making time for a little R&R, Arizona does it as well as any state in the U.S. A new study shows our state is in the top 3 in vacation days used.

According to Project:Time Off, Colorado is number one with an average of 20.3 vacation days used. Virginia is next at 18.9 and then our state at 18.8.


There has been a huge focus on vacation days recently. An estimated 52 percent of American workers left vacation time on the table last year. The most commonly cited reason? A fear that you will appear less dedicated or more replaceable if you take a vacation. Many experts strongly disagree. There are a number of links below to stories related to this topic. Once you’ve had a chance to read a few of them, we’d love to hear your thoughts on whether you believe vacations are important. Generating meaningful dialogue around the health stories making headlines is another way we are working toward our long-term goal of one day making Arizona the Healthiest State in the Nation!

7 reasons why you should absolutely take your hard-earned vacation time

This Is the Number One Reason Why People Don’t Unplug From Work While on Vacation

If you value your work, take a vacation

Summer’s Here. Don’t Be Afraid to Use Your Vacation Time

Why You Need a Vacation From Work [It’s Good For You!]

How America’s “No Vacation” Culture Is Harming Our Health

What This Company Has Learned From Making It Mandatory for Employees to Take 4 Weeks of Vacation Per Year

You should take a vacation: here’s why

Why Traveling Is Good For Your Health

Americans aren’t using up their vacation days

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