As much as we’d like to travel to the far-off reaches of the globe, there are many practical family destinations one should consider. Just because your destination isn’t hidden between magical trees or moon like mountains, doesn’t mean that you can’t have a little adventure of your own. Whether your looking for exciting activities, biking down a volcano or chilling on a beach, here are some of the best family destinations.


There are many things you can do in this beautiful place. You can learn about the history and ecology of the surrounding relief, cycle down the National Seashore Bike Trail or take a stroll through the local woods and marshes. Whatever you choose, it will definitely be a lot of fun. If you are looking for a nice dinning place, Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar are a must.


This enthralling city hardly needs any introduction. The most important thing when visiting New York is to become a sigh-seer. There are many things to see here, and never enough time to cover everything. From Broadway shows to the Statue of Liberty and Times Square, this vibrant city has a lot to offer, especially to parents and children alike.


Maui is home to the notorious Waikiki Beach, the Big Island volcanoes, Kauai’s abundant forests and exotic attractions. This mesmerizing land where everything is possible creates numerous opportunities for fun for you and your little ones.


The best way to experience Alaska, is through a week-long cruise. Why? Firstly because when on a cruise, you can enjoy the beautiful sights at a leisurely pace. Another excellent thing about an Alaskan cruise, is that you do not have to hurry to see everything, because the amount of time dedicated to each destination is more than enough.


This destination is well known to children because of the popular Yogi Bear cartoon. In reality the park does not disappoint. Yellowstone is America’s first and arguably its best national park. Take your kids on an unforgettable trip in this mini ecosystem which is home to elks, buffalo, moose and geysers.

There you have it, some of the best family destinations of the year. However there are also great places like the Canadian Rockies if you are looking for some wildlife eye candy, the Playa del Carmen beach for fun in the sun, or the interesting northern cities of America and Canada. In the end the destination might turn out to be less important. The most important thing about traveling with your family, is having fun together.

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