Recreational travel

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Recreational vehicles can be used for recreational travel

Recreational travel involves travel for pleasure and recreation.

Following the introduction of rail transport (note the concept of the railway excursion), the automobile has made recreational travel more available for people worldwide. Automobiles also allow the easy hauling of trailers,[1] travel trailers,[1] popup campers, off-road vehicles,[1] boats[1] and bicycles,[1] which fosters recreational travel.[1]


Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms suggests the word "trip" as particularly appropriate with reference to relatively short journeys, especially connotating business or pleasure.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Automobile." (Recreational travel section). Encyclopædia Britannica. Accessed July 2011.
  2. ^ "journey". Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms: A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms with Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words. Merriam-Webster. 1984. p. 474. ISBN 9780877793410. Retrieved 2014-01-23. Trip is the preferable word when referring to a relatively short journey, especially one for business or pleasure.

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