Helsinki is a fantastic spot for a staycation. It’s southern seaside location offers the perfect weather to explore in, with lots on offer to see and do. Despite Helsinki being the largest city in Finland, you wouldn’t know it from all the beautiful beaches, picturesque forests and 4 National Parks within a short drive. If you’d rather spend time inside, there are plenty of museums and galleries to visit as well such as the Uspenski Cathedral and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Helsinki is also home to one of the oldest zoos in the world, Korkessaari Zoo, home to over 150 different species of animal.