8 Tips: Sleep Better When Traveling

There’s nothing like sleep deprivation to ruin a planned trip.

With a few strategies in place, you can learn how to sleep better on vacation so you can focus on enjoying yourself to the fullest.


Natural light helps regulate melatonin and cortisol production (essential for helping us sleep) and sets the body’s clock.

Reset your internal clock with sunlight


Our bodies love routine and familiarity, so it helps to stick to one as much as possible. Our schedules get thrown off when we travel, affecting our sleep cycles.

Get in to a routine


Blue lights from cell phones, TVs, computers, and other electronic devices can disrupt melatonin production and make it harder to fall asleep at night.

Avoid blue light close to  bedtime


Exercise helps our body produce endorphins, which make us feel good and relaxed.

Get you body moving


Maintaining a balanced diet while traveling is essential for good sleep habits, as it’ll help regulate our energy levels and sleep-wake cycle.

Eat and drink well


Creating a relaxing nighttime routine can signal your body that it’s time for bed..

Establish a nighttime routine


Ensure the room temperature is comfortable (around 60-75 degrees) and the bedding is free from allergens.

Set up your sleep environment


Life happens, and sometimes sleep schedule changes are just part of the adventure! Enjoy the journey and take plenty of photos.

Be flexible

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