It’s always great to find places to travel with family. There are few things as exciting for children as family vacations where some of the best memories of a lifetime are often made. Thankfully there are plenty of family-friendly travel destinations in the US.
Each of these cities has made the list as top-ranking family travel destinations. They offer plenty of options to keep the youngest to the oldest children happily entertained. Check out these top five places to travel with family.
5 Top Places to Travel With Family
Family-friendly travel destinations can be a very fun getaway for everyone. Traveling in itself is a great experience but when you travel with family, it has the potential to be even better. There are many places to travel with family but here are some cities that made this top 5 list.
1) San Diego
Sunny California boasts many great locations, but for families with children, few can compete with San Diego. The city features a world-famous zoo that is sure to please visitors with a sense of wonder and curiosity.
Among some of the most popular options in the area include:
- Beautiful beaches
- amazing food
- amusement parks
These alone can bring in loads of tourists and its perfect for family fun! With so much to see and do in America’s Finest City, visiting families may want to consider custom San Diego tours. Opting in for the tours can help make your family travel experience more efficient and all-encompassing. These types of tours are also available in other family-friendly cities.
2) Wisconsin Dells
Nestled in the Upper Midwest, this city has a wide variety of entertainment options.
There are many resorts that include the following:
- indoor waterparks
Indoor waterparks can be a great attraction for family vacays. That means that even if the weather is poor, the family still gets to have a blast. Outside of the resort options are caves to explore, boat tours, outdoor waterparks, plus many more.
Located in Northeast Florida, Jacksonville offers the best of the state without crowds, lines, and traffic.
Jacksonville Beach is a premier destination for locals and visitors alike with miles of:
- scenic beaches
- gorgeous blue water
- a fishing pier
Plus, it has a boardwalk filled with dining and shopping options.
The city also has the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) situated downtown right on the scenic St. Johns River with a fountain that lights up at night and a lovely Riverwalk. Additionally, there is…
- a large zoo,
- countless parks,
- a wide variety of cuisine, and
- local festivals held year-round.
Jacksonville could be a great travel destination for your family.
This historical destination has something for everyone! Visitors cannot help but learn about the city’s rich past before returning home. Families can board a replica ship turned museum to experience the Boston Tea Party. Many other museums have hands-on areas as well, such as the Harvard Museum of Science and the Museum of Science. The New England Aquarium is a great option for a break from the past and a glimpse into the ocean.
Travel into the Smoky Mountains to experience all that Chattanooga has to offer. Lookout Mountain has a tram, breathtaking outlooks, and a state park. The Ruby Caves are an ideal destination for kids to learn a bit about science in real life.
For those busy little ones, the Creative Discovery Museum features a place where you can:
- get busy
- stay active
- maybe learn a bit along the way
P.S. Parents love climbing the lookout tower just as much as the kids do.
Get Out and Start Traveling!
There are so many places to travel with family and these top five cities offer fun and excitement for the whole family. From the East Coast to the West Coast, and everywhere in between, each of these destinations will be sure to entertain everyone. You will also have fun while creating memories that will be treasured for years to come. So, get started planning your family an awesome trip today!
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AUTHOR LaTia Longuemire
My name is LaTia Longuemire. I enjoy writing, singing, and cooking in my spare time. My passion is helping others. At this stage in my lifetime, I'm primarily focused on my children. They are everything that keeps my world spinning.