As the pandemic continues to slow down and things begin to get back to normal, everyone is itching to get out and spend more time traveling, vacationing, and spending time with their families outside their homes. Like many people, you’re probably wondering where to take your family on your next vacation.
With so many vacation destinations available, it can be challenging to find the best vacation spots that will be fun for everyone. Look no further. Here are six of the best vacation destinations that are sure to please the entire family.
Waikiki Beach, HI
Hawaii has been a popular destination for vacationers for decades, and there’s a good reason why it’s so popular. Waikiki Beach has everything sun and surf-loving vacationers are looking for in a beach vacation. Besides the beach, there are tons of things to do in Honolulu that will keep the entire family entertained throughout your vacation.
Waikiki Beach is famous for its beautiful beaches. They offer places for anyone in the family to enjoy hanging out and getting some sun, playing in the waves, or going out on a surf or boogie board. If you need a break from the sun, Waikiki has plenty of other activities to try out. You may want to go to the aquarium to get a closer look at some of the native marine life. There are also hiking options to get a better look at the stunning beach view. For people who like a little history with their vacations, you can visit the Pearl Harbor Memorial, Iolani Palace, or the Honolulu Museum of Art. No matter what you and your family like to do, there’s a good chance you can find it on vacation at Waikiki.
Walt Disney World Resort, FL
Disney World offers fun and excitement for kids of all ages, and there’s so much to see and do that you’ll need a few days to take in the entire experience. Before you go, sit down with the whole family to get a better sense of what everyone wants to prioritize. Some may want to go on a lot of rides, others might want to try a variety of foods, while some family members are looking forward to meeting different characters at the park. Make an itinerary with any maps you might need included before your trip to fit in as much as you’re willing to do. Keep in mind that there are restrictions due to the pandemic, but a trip to Disney World will always provide a memorable vacation.
Pennsylvania is one of the most historical states in the US and boasts some interesting and even exciting places to visit. Visiting the western part of the state with your family offers something for everyone. You may want to make a stop at the famous Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece Fallingwater or go to the Children’s Museum in Pittsburgh. For animal lovers, you can visit Living Treasures Animal Park of Donegal. The park features interaction with animals where kids and adults can pet and feed the animals by hand, and glass enclosures allow you to get up close and personal with big cats and other large predators.
Yellowstone National Park, WY
Suppose you’re looking to get the family away from the hustle and noise of the city. In that case, Yellowstone National Park is an ideal vacation spot for camping, fishing, hiking, and other outdoor adventures. If your family isn’t one for camping but still wants a sense of the outdoors, there are plenty of cabin rentals, yurts, or nearby hotels to stay in while you enjoy the beauty of the national park. To make the most of your trip you may want to hire a tour guide to show you some of the best areas for hiking, fishing, or just for a road tour to see some highlights.
Miami Beach, FL
Miami Beach offers more than just excellent beaches. You can take a tour of the Everglades, visit Sawgrass Recreation Park, or spend time in the city enjoying the many different sights and scenery the city has to offer. Miami Beach is also a hub for culture in Florida and offers plenty of places to visit for historical information, culinary delights, arts and music entertainment, and fun shopping. However, your family can easily spend the majority of your stay on the beach and have a perfect family vacation here.
San Antonio, TX
It’s said that everything is bigger and better in Texas, and when it comes to great vacation destinations, San Antonio, TX is one of the best and biggest for fun for the entire family. This is one of the best destinations to choose if you have a family of thrill seekers. With attractions like SeaWorld, River Walk, and Six Flags Fiesta, there’s enough to do and see to make San Antonio a vacation spot to remember. There’s also plenty to do in terms of shopping, eating, and visiting historical landmarks. Make sure to ask your family what their priorities are for this trip because there will be plenty of options for you to choose from.
While the pandemic may have put a damper on vacations, things are now starting to get better. Now is a great time to take a trip with the entire family and enjoy your freedom with a family vacation. Start by asking what kind of vacation everyone wants to have and then review a list like this to choose the perfect spot for your next trip.