10 Weekend Trips to Take With Your Best Friend, Based on Zodiac Compatibility

The Universe is speaking to you – revealing that it is high time you and your best friend take a break from all of the exhaustion of your day-to-day. No matter what your zodiac sign is, astrology has revealed that no zodiac sign is perfect. Every sign needs time to refuel and recharge.

Even the energetic Cardinal zodiac signs like Aries, Cancer, and Libra need to refresh their spirits in order to maintain their fiery passions. But what kind of vacation is best for you and your bestie? Understanding your zodiac sign is a fantastic way to learn more about your own characteristics, likes, and dislikes. In addition, learning more about what zodiac signs you are compatible within friendship and how you interact with other zodiac signs will help you gain a better sense of what kind of activities and trips bring you closer to those around you.

Learn more about your zodiac compatibility and continue reading below to understand what are some of the best trips you and your best friend can take this weekend, based on your zodiac compatibility.

Zodiac Compatibility in Friendship

Understanding your horoscopes and zodiac signs are not limited to career, wealth, and love. The universe also reveals to each of us how we develop friendships with one another. Each zodiac sign is unique, with special chakras and energies flowing from their astrological symbols. With each zodiac sign, each person is more drawn to certain characteristics and traits depending on their zodiac and their compatibility with other signs. Even in friendship, Astrology Answers can reveal how your zodiac defines what kind of friend you are, and what you look for in friendships.

Some of the strongest friendships across the zodiac signs share common ground with strong love matches as well. After all, strong friendships often make up the foundation of life-long relationships and happy marriages. Often, simple aspects of astrology help define similarities between the different astrological houses. For example, understanding the basics about the triplicities and quadruplicities in astrology shows the common traits between Cardinal, Mutable, and Fixed zodiac signs. In the same way, learning more about what shared traits are common throughout the astrological elements will also help provide better insight into what makes for great zodiac compatibility.

Zodiac Compatibility: The Elements

There are four elemental groups in astrology that are represented through each of the 12 zodiac signs. Each zodiac sign carries one ruling element that helps define their personalities, explaining their traits and characteristics. An element is one of the basic building blocks of not just the Universe, but also a unique part of your zodiac identity.

There are 4 elements:

  • Fire
  • Water
  • Air
  • Earth

No matter what element rules your zodiac sign, each is a cornerstone of your identity in some way, whether it is through your own zodiac sign or through your best friend’s sign. The elements, just like the different astrology signs, complement each other and can share energy to and from one another. It is no surprise that the zodiac signs that share the most common traits may avoid conflict based off shared preferences and their common ground on how to approach life. When the same basic tenets of zodiac traits are shared with you and your best friend, you may find yourselves not only bonding closer together doing activities that reflect your personalities, but will also experience your spirit being renewed. Each zodiac sign has their own way of relaxing! And, the element ruling your sign is a great place to understand what places and activities best help you rejuvenate your mind, body, spirit, and soul.

The Fire Element

The zodiac signs that share the Fire element include:

  • Aries
  • Leo
  • Sagittarius

When planning a trip or vacation with a Fire sign, remember their core tenets of personality. Fire signs are all about consuming excitement and action. Often, this means that the fire sign in your life will feel most connected to their zodiac sign and rejuvenated when outside, or able to engage in some sort of physical activity. Intensity is a friend to the fire sign, helping them have an outlet to let out all of their passionate heat and steam.

The Water Element

The zodiac signs that share the Water element include:

  • Cancer
  • Pisces
  • Scorpio

Success for any trip or vacation with a Water sign is best going to be found through intentionality and quality time spent together. To best rejuvenate and bond with Water signs, do not spend too much time focusing on the location – that is, unless you are going somewhere with water. Failing to avoid cliché, Water signs’ spirits are deeply connected to water and feel a spiritual source of healing and restoration when they are able to spend time around a beach, lake, or any body of water. Water signs will find peace and be able to access a source of calmness when around a body of water, so, planning a trip to any location with water is always a key to success. Again, location is not the focus for Water signs. Any kind of activity that focuses on time spent together, even if it is just talking at a restaurant or watching a movie together in the theatre, will heighten the Water signs’ energy.

The Air Element

The zodiac signs that share the Air element include:

  • Libra
  • Aquarius
  • Gemini

When planning a trip with an Air sign, focus on balancing tranquillity and opportunity for fun. Just like the Libra symbol of the scale, it’s all about balance when finding time away with an Air sign. Creating a give and take between finding downtime and spending time doing something energetic and exciting is the best way to plan a trip with an Air zodiac friend in your life. Making one of a kind memories with those that carry the Air element that continue to provide conversation later on will serve as outstanding opportunities. One great example is finding a long hike where the Air sign can talk about their thoughts and ideas on your way to a beautiful scenic outlook.

The Earth Element

The zodiac signs that share the Earth element include:

  • Taurus
  • Virgo
  • Capricorn

Loyalty, trust, and responsibility are key characteristics for the three Earth zodiac signs, making them incredibly compatible astrology signs when examining friendships, because, relationships are top priorities for Earth signs. Planning a trip with a Taurus, Virgo, or Capricorn earth sign will be fun, because each of these signs enjoys their fair share of an easy going good time. Sitting outside with a nice glass of wine, or kayaking downstream – anything that allows earth signs to get away from work and spend time with their loved ones and friends will be time well earned and another great opportunity for these signs to refresh themselves.

Top Best Friend Getaways, Based on Zodiac Compatibility:

Now that the elemental archetypes of each zodiac sign are better explained, it is time to look at what kind of trips are best for each kind of friendship, based on their Zodiac compatibility. Continue reading below to get ideas for what kind of adventure is best for your zodiac sign, and that of your best friend:

Fire & Fire

Fearless and adventurous, two Fire signs would make an excellent duo on The Amazing Race. With their passionate curiosity and unrelenting sense of confidence, two Fire signs like an Aries and Leo will want to seek out excitement in their adventure away. Pairing two Fire signs together will mean that the duo will want to seek out constant things to do. A bustling city, like NYC or LA, will be an ideal getaway for this action oriented pairing.

Another recommendation would be to find something physically challenging, pushing the Fire signs to push their limits. Long bike rides, hikes, or big snowboarding trips will make the Fire sign pairings bloom with excitement and joy.

Vacation Recommendations: New York City, Los Angeles, Local Downtown, Paddle Boarding, Snowboarding Trip, New Orleans, Bar Hopping, Rock Climbing, Fight Night, Soccer Game, Mountain Biking.

Fire & Water

This pairing sets the theme of how opposites attract and complement each other. Although water has no problem extinguishing fire, this pairing can still have a great and rejuvenating time away together. A confident Fire sign will be able to encourage the Water sign to take risks and try some new adventure.

Adventuring to a new city, taking a cooking class, or going camping will be great ideas for this pairing. Making time for physical activity and finishing the day together accommodates both personality types.

Vacation Recommendations: Austin, Seattle, Zion National Park, Big Sur, Yosemite, Camping, Houseboating, Scuba Diving, Boating.

Fire & Air

Bringing Fire and Air together mixes passion and inspiration. With focus, enthusiasm, and action in play – there’s no telling what this power duo can plan when they come together. A long-planned trip, like a vacation to Europe or a road trip, will be the best kind of getaway for this pairing.

Both Fire and Air types are very sociable and will like to do something involving people. Learning more about other cultures, or being able to take self-guided tours with others will create a great balance of adventure and extroversion for this pairing.

Vacation Recommendations: Niagara Falls, Cooking Classes, Guided Hikes or Adventures, Hot Yoga, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, Europe, The Louvre, Paris, Dude Ranch, Scenic Road Trips, Geotracking Guides.

Fire & Earth

The fast-moving Fire sign will need to slow down to accommodate and have fun with the slower-moving Taurus. Great adventures can be found in zip lining in the Costa Rican jungles! Bringing adventure and nature into union brings Fire and Earth signs into perfect harmony with one another. Both signs will want to feel luxury and so spending some more money to live the high life will make for a fun and exciting weekend that treats both kinds of personalities.

Vacation Recommendations: Costa Rican Adventure, Maui, Kuai, River Rafting, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Volcano Visit, Old Faithful, The Met, Central Park, Baseball Games.

Water & Earth

Water and earth Zodiac signs are exceptionally compatible because of their complementary traits. Water signs are deep and reflective, while earth types are accommodating and easy going. Making time together will allow this pairing to not only physically relax, but also find time for deep, meaningful conversation that will illuminate and relieve whatever has been on their mind.

Planning fun trips for a Water and Earth pairing is going to focus on something incredibly slow-paced and relaxed. Relaxation is the name of the game here, with both zodiac signs showing no sense of urgency to move onto the next thing on the agenda.

Vacation Recommendations: Spa & Resorts, Oahu, Martha’s Vineyard, Wineries, Beer Trails, Bed & Breakfast, Santa Monica, Portland.

Water & Water

Quality time and nature will make for a great weekend getaway for this power pairing. Water signs are immensely compatible in friendships with one another, allowing them to expand on their strengths by sharing deeply. A nice cruise that allows two water signs to spend quality time together, while being around water will make for one memorable getaway for both friends in this zodiac pairing.

Vacation Recommendations: Long Road Trip, Themed Cruise, Beach Day, Yoga.

Water & Air

Finding the balance to the extroverted air element and the deeply introverted water element is a trickier match. However, both types can bond on deep levels when it comes to discussing their feelings, thoughts, opinions, and experiences. Finding an adventure that fits the needs of both types will include nice dinners at restaurants, museum visits, and a great time out at the movies.

Vacation Recommendations: MOCA, LACMA, Local Theater, Stand Up, Mexico, London, Spain.

Air & Air

Bringing two Air signs together is like combing two great minds and all of their imaginations onto one canvas. The exchange of ideas and the conversation that derives from this give and take will be the most memorable part of any trip for a double Air adventure. Any getaway that allows both Air types to learn more about their surroundings, other cultures, or locations with long standing traditions and histories will bring a lot of fun to this pairing.

Vacation Recommendations: Greece, Germany, Dublin, Guided Historical Tours, Boston.

Earth & Earth

The dual-grounded nature of bringing two Earth signs together makes for a very relaxing, slow paced kind of vacation. Combining this slower pace of trip with nature will best accommodate two Earth signs. A nice camping trip with a cabin in the woods or a rustic getaway will make this pairing blush. Although nature is a major attraction to both Earth types, luxury and living large is going to make for the best kind of trip.

Vacation Recommendations: Glamping, Luxury Airbnb, Rustic Getaway, Bed & Breakfast, All Inclusive Resorts.

Earth & Air

Earth and Air may seem conflicting at first. Earth is grounded in the practical here and now, while Air is up in the clouds with ideas. To get the most out of this pairing, plan an adventure that gives both zodiac types the ability to enjoy food, wine, culture and the arts. Both types are very sociable and are big fans of luxury.

Vacation Recommendations: Gastropubs, Food Trucks, San Diego, Phoenix, All Inclusive Resort in Mexico, TED Talks.

Final Thoughts…

The Universe is speaking to you and it is time to refuel and recharge. It is high time you and your best friend take a break from all of the exhaustion of your day-to-day. Each zodiac sign is different, but getting a better sense of what kind of activities and trips bring you closer to those around you is important.

In this day and age, we need this human connection. Take time to learn more about your zodiac compatibility and how you can rejuvenate and connect with those around you. A great trip with your best friend is only the beginning.

Related Article: Zodiac Signs Compatibility Chart: Which Astrology Signs Go Well Together?

About The Author

Laranya Amoli Woodsmith

A self-described ‘word-nerd,’ Capricorn Laranya came to the metaphysical world after going through a particularly difficult breakup with an unsupportive ex. Suffering from recurring nightmares, she turned to dream interpretation to find an alternate meaning for what her brain was trying to tell her.She has since found a comforting home in the astrology community and continues to dive deeper into this unique and fascinating world, now working with gemstones and how they relate to the zodiac. Her passion for writing and helping others drives her to constantly explore new subjects. She is currently obsessed with her rune stones!
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