Getting the entire family on board for a vacation can sometimes be daunting, but we’ve got six destinations that your kids (and you) will absolutely love.
Whether you’re looking for fun in the sun, thrill rides, or nonstop adventures, here are six family trip ideas to excite you all:
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FLORIDA
It wouldn’t be a list of amazing family vacations without Disney World included—because Disney is just truly that incredible, for kids and adults alike.
Shows, parades, rides, dinner, dancing, nightclubs, water parks, those lovable Disney characters, jumbo turkey legs—you name it, and Disney World’s got it. Your kids will be transported to a world brimming with magic, making them feel like they’re living in a dream, and making you feel like a kid again.
WILDWOOD, NEW JERSEY
With a bustling, three-pier boardwalk spanning about two miles, Wildwood is the ultimatesummertime getaway, for the whole family. Whether you’re renting an entire house or grabbing a bunch of rooms at one of its many hotels, this seaside resort city will make you feel right at home.
Between the local restaurants, boardwalk games, water parks, roller coasters, and the largest beaches in New Jersey, it’s no surprise that many families tend to make Wildwood an annual vacation destination tradition.
GRAND CANYON, ARIZONA
This natural wonder is jam-packed with adventure for the entire family. Spanning 277 river miles, this breathtaking beauty is a huge bucket list item for so many people, from all over the world.
Aside from the dazzling views, the Grand Canyon is the perfect getaway for hiking, kayaking, mule rides (you read that right!), rafting, and much more!
BEACHES RESORTS, JAMAICA & TURKS AND CAICOS
Beaches all-inclusive resorts provide several choice locations for simply unforgettablefamily vacation fun: Negril and Ocho Rios in Jamaica, and Turks and Caicos.
You’ll find water parks, swimming pools, water sports, kids camps, family suites, and a special partnership with Sesame Street—featuring resident characters, parades, shows, story times and play dates!
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
There’s not a lot more exciting than the bright lights and bustling streets of New York City. Fun for the entire family, take a ferry over to Liberty Island where you can climb to the crown of the Statue of Liberty. Not looking for a 377 stair climb? There are all sorts of spectacular kid-friendly shows on Broadway: The Lion King, Aladdin, School of Rock and Spongebob Squarepants, just to name a few!
Besides all of that, you can picnic in Central Park, walk the Brooklyn Bridge, smell the flowers at Brooklyn’s Botanical Gardens and visit the famed Bronx Zoo. For the scholastic, you can visit the Hall of Science, peruse the Children’s Museum of the Arts or get lost in the American Museum of Natural History. And that’s not even close to everything you can do!
Dubbed ‘The Sweetest Place on Earth,’ this chocolate-coated community has something for everyone—especially those with a sweet tooth or two!
Whether it’s the walk-through wildlife park ZooAmerica, botanical garden and arboretum Hershey Gardens, cacao-infused Hershey’s Chocolate World, the Hershey Store, or must-visit amusement park Hersheypark—buzzing with shows, water rides, thrill rides and more—Hershey has it all!