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Traveling with your family is a great way to spend time together, learn, and, most importantly, have fun! There are plenty of great fun family vacation ideas no matter where you want to go and what your budget is. Many places are designed entirely for families with children, while other places have many kid-friendly activities as well as adult-friendly activities so that no one is left out.

Here are 8 fun family vacation ideas:

  • All-inclusive

All-inclusives are popular options for families because they usually offer something for the whole family, from the toddlers all the way to the grandparents, and you pay upfront and don’t have to worry while you’re there. Whether you’re looking for relaxation, adventure, or a little bit of both, there is an all-inclusive resort that is perfect for you and your family. There are great choices in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Hawaii.

 

  • Cruises

Taking the whole family on a cruise might sound overwhelming at first, but this is a wonderful way to spend your next family vacation. You can go anywhere in the world without having to pack and unpack at each stop. Cruise ships also offer a variety of activities, dining options, and entertainment. This a great way to spend time together as a family, but also for family members to be able to go off on their own and enjoy all the ship has to offer. Cruise ships offer plenty of things for kids of all ages to do.

 

  • Disney Trips

Perhaps the most popular place for family vacations is Disney. Did you know that Disney also has its own cruise line and specialty trips called Adventures by Disney? If theme parks aren’t for you but you still want the level of fun and service that Disney offers, these trips are an excellent way to experience a new place. You can also combine your cruise or Adventures by Disney trip with a stay at one of the Disney parks!

 

  • Europe

For your next family trip if you are looking for your kids to learn more about history and experiencing diverse cultures, you might want to consider a European vacation. You can spend your trip in one country, or easily visit multiple countries. Many hotels and tours offer kid-friendly activities.

 

  • National Parks

If the great outdoors is calling, take the family on a trip to see some of our amazing national parks. You don’t have to camp if you don’t want to. Many places offer cabins or lodges, or there are hotels that you can drive back to after a day of hiking and exploring.

  • Chicago

While there are many great cities in the USA to visit, Chicago is an excellent option for families with kids. There are plenty of family-friendly museums, outdoor activities, great restaurants, and lots of parks and other areas in the city to explore. Check out the Chicago Children’s Museum and Lincoln Park Zoo, which is one of the oldest zoos in America and has free admission.

  • African Safari

If you are really looking for an adventure of a lifetime, an African safari trip is an amazing way to spend your next family vacation. While you might be a little hesitant about taking your kids to Africa, many tour companies and lodges offer programs with children in mind.  This is a great way for your kids to learn about animals, nature, and other cultures.

  • Ski Trip

If your family is looking for action and adventure, a ski trip is a great option. There are so many beautiful ski destinations right here in the United States, or you might consider going to Canada or even to Europe. Many ski resorts offer classes for beginners and kids programs.

These are just a few fun family vacation ideas to help get you started! Silvestri Travel is here to help you plan the perfect family getaway. We can help you decide on a destination and plan all the details so that when it’s time to go, everyone can just focus on having a great time. Contact Lisa at Silvestri Travel to start planning!