When we think of children-friendly family vacations a wide variety of destinations come to mind. Here are three locations for you to consider when planning your next family vacation.
Walt Disney World
Disney World in Orlando, Florida has become the place to be providing countless joy for people of all ages. No matter if you stay a few miles from the theme park or stay inside of the park, this one-of-a-kind getaway provides the family with an unlimited variety of activities to indulge in. Places to visit include the Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, Hollywood Studios, Universal Studios, the Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and a variety of water parks.
Furthermore, doing an online search for special promotions can be very helpful when it comes to finding travel sites offering a variety of special family packages to Disney World. These packages can save your family a considerable amount of money with lodging and food. A number of hotels will even go out of their way in providing free accommodation for children.
Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch
There are numerous dude ranches spread across America that are ideal for a family vacation. Perhaps one of the most popular is Colorado’s Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, situated about 20 miles from the Rocky Mountain National Park and an easy hour drive from Denver. The ranch provides numerous outdoor activities that the whole family can participate in such as horseback riding, hayrides, nature walks, and a number of other exciting activities.
The ranch is ideal for families which enjoy the great outdoors among the Rocky Mountains. A number of historic sites are nearby for visitors interested in the Old West such as Fort Collins and the Old West Museum. A visit to Cheyenne is an experience that the whole family will enjoy. It is home to the world’s largest rodeo held each year on July 17 through July 26 during its Frontier Days celebration.
Although Oahu maintains the distinction as Hawaii’s most popular destination, the island that attracts the most visitors with families is the island of Maui. One of the main reasons that Maui is so popular with families is that it offers a number of attractions that include whale watching, fishing, snorkeling, bicycle touring, and helicopter rides.
A visit to the famous whaling village of Lahaina is not to be missed. Front Street, the town’s main avenue is filled with restaurants, shops, art galleries and history dating back to the whaling days. The Maui Ocean Center located in Maalaea is a favorite among people of all ages. The marine science center is the largest tropical reef aquarium in the Western Hemisphere and features sea turtles, sharks, and humpback whales, among many others in over 60 exhibits.