1. Honolulu, Hawaii from The Top Family Travel Destinations in the U.S.
The Top Family Travel Destinations in the U.S.
1. Honolulu, Hawaii
Visit the ultimate paradise with your family in Hawaii. Try a new water sport, go scuba diving and snorkeling. Have some fun in the sun at Waikiki beach, take pictures by the beautiful Manoa Falls and walk the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. Then, take a private tour, visit the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and learn more about history at the Battleship Missouri Memorial, the Diamond Head State Monument and the Honolulu Museum of Art.
2. Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. is full of family-friendly activities. Take the kids to the Asia Trail, gaze up at the starts at Rock Creek Park, go shopping at the National Mall, and have some fun at the East Potomac Golf Course. Now, you can’t go to Washington D.C. without visiting the variety of museums. Take your family to the National Museum of Natural History, the National Building Museum and the National Museum of American History. Then make sure you visit the Washington Monument, the National Harbor and the Capital Wheel.
3. Grand Canyon
Visit the Grand Canyon with your family for the ultimate adventure vacation. Go on a hike, take a guided bike tour, or try a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon. When you get tired, visit the Grand Canyon IMAX Theatre, then head to the Havasupai Falls and take pictures in front of the beautiful waterfalls. In the winter, try cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. Tip: If you have younger children go on a nature walk or bird watching.
4. Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida
Walt Disney World is where the magic happens. There are so many parks to choose from and so many secret spots to explore. Visit Magic Kingdom for awesome rides including Space Mountain. Take a family picture in front of Cinderella’s Castle. Book a Character meal and eat lunch with your children’s favorite characters. Visit Animal Kingdom and go on the Kilimanjaro Safari, then don’t forget to watch the amazing Fantasmic! in Disney Hollywood Studios. Tip: Visit Walt Disney World between March 2nd and May 30th for the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.
5. San Francisco
One of the best things about San Francisco… there are so many free things to do with your family! Visit Golden Gate Park, have a picnic, let your children play on the playground and view the beautiful Japanese Tea Garden. Then, take your family to a floating National Park; the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. After, head to the Bay Area Discovery Museum and don’t forget to visit their beautiful beaches.
6. New York City
New York City is full of spectacular attractions and a variety of things to do. Take your family to the American Museum of Natural History, go for a walk along the Brooklyn Bridge, spend the day in Central Park, go on some fun rides in Coney Island and climb to the top of the Empire State Building for a stunning view of the entire city. If you’re looking for cool museums, check out the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Mathematics.
7. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach will be one of your most memorable summer vacations. Spend time with your family and have fun on the beach. Take the kids to the Brookgreen Zoo, Ripley’s Aquarium and the WonderWorks museum. For some water fun, plan a day at the Myrtle Beach waterpark, after, hop on the SkyWheel and capture views of Myrtle Beach in a completely different way. At night, take your family back in time to the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Enjoy a night of jousting and cheering as your knight fights for victory.
8. Williamsburg, Virginia
Have fun and go on wild on a variety of family adventures in Williamsburg, Virginia. Spend the day at Busch Gardens, visit Colonial Williamsburg, splash around at Water Country USA, learn the chemistry of making glass at the Jamestown Glasshouse and go for a walk around the York River State Park. If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, try the Ape Treetop Adventure Course and zip line your way through Williamsburg’s tree tops.
9. Ocean City, Maryland
Take this year’s summer vacation in Ocean City, Maryland. Spend quality time with your family listening to live music, playing mini golf, riding bikes together and participating in watersports. Walk along the Ocean City Maryland Boardwalk; rent a boat for the day and go jet skiing on the ocean. If you’re looking for even more fun for the kids, visit the Pirate Adventures of Ocean City, Baja Amusements, the Candy Kitchen and the Bahia Marina.
10. Hershey, Pennsylvania
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When most of us think of Hershey, Pennsylvania we think of the Hershey amusement park! Spend the day riding roller coasters, sliding down water slides and eating some of the best chocolate around. Also in Hershey… the ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, the Hershey Theatre, Hersheypark Stadium and the Crossroads Antique Mall.