We know it’s a tough gig at the moment, not being able to jet off on holiday to a tropical island in the Pacific or do your OE in Europe, but we should count our blessings that we have our own backyard to explore and thankfully she’s a beauty.If like us, you love a summer adventure, then pack up your things, hit the road and get ready for an epic staycation. Well, Taupo, of course—a peaceful lakeside town that is home to a plethora of exciting bucket-list activities and rejuvenating outdoor experiences. It really is an adrenaline junkie’s playground. From stunning lake views to epic hiking trails and jaw-dropping accommodation, your holiday blues will be cured in no time. Find out more about the various activities that The Urban List recommends!