- a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel in one’s hometown (no more than 30 miles radius from current residence); recess or holiday near home: You’re poor, so stay close to home and have a staycation.
- an act or instance of staycating.
–verb (used without object)
- to take or have a staycation: to staycation downtown.
2009; < L stācātiōn- (s. of stacātiō freedom from something while near your place of residence)