human activity of leisure (discretionary time)

Recreation or fun is a person's time of refreshing his or her body and mind.[1]

There are many different forms of recreation which are shaped by individual interests and by environment; a few examples being reading, playing or listening to music, watching movies or TV, gardening, hunting, hobbies, sports, studies, and travel. These activities are just some of a wide variety of recreation activity available in day-to-day life.

Public places such as parks and beaches are very important for many recreational activities. Tourism profession has recognized long ago that many of their clients are specifically attracted by recreational offerings.

  1. "What is recreation?". Archived from the original on 2011-09-11. Retrieved 2011-02-04.

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