Logo
cover summer
Source: twitter

People Are Sharing Their Worst Summer Vacation Fails And Some Are Plain Horrifying

By

Oct. 7 2018, Updated 8:43 p.m. ET

When you're a kid, summer is everything. School's out. The weather's warm. All you want to do is get up as early as possible and spend all day outside sweating up a storm, chilling by the pool, and eating all sorts of sugary, iced treats.

Article continues below advertisement

When you're an adult, summer is slightly less "fun" because you don't have your folks taking care of everything for you. You have to plan the summer vacation while still going to work and staying on top of your kids to make sure they're not destroying the house while you're away.

But that doesn't mean you can't have a little fun, which is why you planned for a family getaway out of town so you can enjoy a new city, some new sites, new food and hopefully new and happy experiences.

Article continues below advertisement
Embedded Image
Source: nbc

Like all good things in life, however, your summer vacation will ultimately be tested. Things will come and try to ruin your fun and it's up to you to react to them accordingly and do whatever is possible to make sure that you and your family and friends end up having an amazing time.

Article continues below advertisement

Even if you manage to get a see-through bathroom.

Article continues below advertisement

Or if you get arrested for accidentally sleeping in a room that doesn't belong to you.

Article continues below advertisement

Because we're constantly thinking about what to do next and are juggling so many different requests in our heads simultaneously during a vacation, it's easy to let a few things go unnoticed.

Article continues below advertisement

Flying can get a big expensive, so packing into a huge old station wagon that's prone to overheating is an American family tradition.

Article continues below advertisement

This next story is why you should always bring a spare...of anything that's vital.

Article continues below advertisement

And maybe check your surroundings before you relieve yourself.

Article continues below advertisement

One wisecrack could definitely ruin the whole family trip, so choose your words wisely.

Article continues below advertisement

Just another reason why I hate camping.

Article continues below advertisement

This woman's thread is another compelling argument against camping.

Article continues below advertisement
Article continues below advertisement

Make sure you always secure your camper.

Article continues below advertisement

Maybe don't mistake Disney characters as pinatas.

Article continues below advertisement

If you're afraid of flying or can't afford a fancy trip to Europe, just go there on a stick.

Article continues below advertisement

Nothing like a broken face to ruin a perfectly nice vacation.

Article continues below advertisement

Trash bags are not a good substitute for luggage.

Article continues below advertisement

Hurtling down sand dunes is never fun.

Article continues below advertisement

Old school camera problems.

Article continues below advertisement

Contrary to what you thought as a little kid, scary things were happening outside the closet, not inside.

Article continues below advertisement

Yikes.

Advertisement
More from Distractify

More From Distractify