Traveling with kids in tow and trying to find the best place to plant you and your family down for a week? Though this may seem like a task in itself, especially if you have children of varying ages, there are some great location options that have enough fun to spread around and enough things to do and see to keep everyone happy and grinning the entire time. To help you find your way, here’s a short list of some of the best family trips around.
If you love the idea of spending your time switching between fun outdoor activities and laying on the sand doing absolutely nothing, then a trip to the beautiful Caribbean Island of the Dominican Republic is in order. Though the entire island is beautiful, you’ll want to focus your attention on the popular Punta Cana resort area. Here you’ll find several great all-inclusive resorts in addition to lots of different activity choices, from snorkeling and scuba diving to cruising around on a cruise as you watch the sunset. Kids will find lots to do as well with many of the resorts offering kids clubs and fun, kid appropriate activities. A trip here nearly ensures that every member of the family will have a great time.
Serving as a prized vacation destination that caters to families, the state of Florida is home to numerous theme parks alongside beautiful beaches and spas that will leave you feeling better than you ever have before. Because the state is home to the city of Orlando, visitors will find great accommodation options, lots of different dining choices serving dishes from around the world and a few fantastic theme parks that range from culturally enthused to all about Disney. If you’re traveling with kids who love the beach, you’ll find two long coasts to explore, in addition the Florida Keys, home of great fishing and snorkeling opportunities. So whether you’re traveling with a toddler or a teenager, or maybe even both, you’ll find that a short drive in any direction will lead to fun activities that are suited well to every family member.
Known as the most biodiverse country in the world, Costa Rica is not only beautiful and green,but a great choice for families seeking adventure at every turn. Though not all of the adventure activities within this country are suited for young ones, you’ll find that there are still a number of great options where you can include your little ones. Some of these options include a short trek (on the path) in Manual Antonio Park, a visit to the Monte Verde Cloud Forest or a trip to pretty much any beach. Because the county is so diverse in wildlife, a trip here is not only fun, but educational as well.
As you can see, there are some pretty awesome family trips to choose from, all of which are great for those with children of different ages, as well as adults. Once you’ve visited one location, make sure to keep the others on your list for future visits, as each trip is designed to be the best in every way.