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Your (free) guide to the top travel destinations for families with babies, teens and everyone in between.
Winter may feel like it’s here to stay, but sunny temperatures will return before you know it. The same goes for Spring Break. The takeaway? It’s not too late to plan your next family vacation. There’s no better way to take full advantage of time away from work and school than with well-planned spring getaway
But where should you go? Adventurous family trip options abound, whether you’re longing to see the Hawaiian Islands, Baja Mexico, or Brazil’s Amazon. Other fantastic options include Peru, Panama, and Ecuador. And if you’re looking for an epic adventure domestically, consider a California road trip.
Here’s everything you need to know about the best spring break 2024 travel ideas.
Stunning waterfalls, rugged mountain ranges, verdant sugarcane fields, and pristine beaches await your family in Kauai. Unlike the other Hawaiian Islands, Kauai has a less touristy vibe and often more affordable pricing. Nevertheless, this gem doesn’t skimp on incredible scenery and exhilarating experiences. Want to find out more? Explore this itinerary for fantastic ideas and activities. While this tour is designed specifically for adults, we can customize it around your family members’ unique ages and interests.
You’ll never lack kid-friendly activities in Baja Mexico. Swim with whale sharks in the bay. Work with rescue sea turtles at a local hatchery. Or explore marine conservation at the Museo de la Ballena in La Paz. On a cruise of Baja’s offshore islands, scope out an abundance of wildlife, including frigatebirds, egrets, herons, cormorants, brown-footed boobies, and more. Get the full scoop on what to do in Baja on a family vacation.
Use Spring Break to see the resplendent Amazon rainforest in Brazil. Tour Jaú National Park, the largest freshwater forest park in the world. This UNESCO World Heritage site boasts an abundance of wildlife and breathtaking scenery. Over the course of a week, cruise the placid waters of the Rio Negro, exploring waterfalls, hiking trails, and riverside communities. If your family prizes exotic adventures where sustainability and education are priorities, this is the vacation for you. Get the full scoop on our Brazilian Amazon Cruise Adventure.
In a little over a week, your family can enjoy the adventure of a lifetime in the heart of the ancient Inca homeland. In Lima and Cusco, discover both traditional and trendy sights, including award-winning cuisine. In the Sacred Valley, explore the ruins of Moray, the Maras salt mines, spend a day with a local community and plenty more before savoring a guided tour of Machu Picchu. Check out this culture and action-packed itinerary.
There are many reasons that Panama is one of the top five fastest-growing international family travel destinations. Bordered by Colombia and Costa Rica, Panama is an authentic tropical paradise. Besides iconic attractions like the Panama Canal, your kids will love spotting wildlife around Gatun Lake. In Bocas del Toro, spend a day snorkeling in the Caribbean’s crystal-clear waters, and Boquete is known for an expansive green cloud forest where outdoor adventure reigns. Learn more about the attractions you’ll savor in Panama with kids.
Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. Its environments can be divided into four distinct zones: the highlands, the coast, the Amazon, and the Galapagos Islands. Within these four regions, your family will enjoy endless opportunities for adventure, whether you opt for paddle canoeing the Napo River, exploring Cotopaxi National Park or cultural experiences in Otavalo. Ready to find out more about the perfect Spring Break vacation to Ecuador? Check out these fantastic ideas.
What if you’d prefer to stay statewide this Spring Break? We’ve got you covered. A week away from the daily routine means the perfect time to explore the Golden State on a road trip. From eclectic San Francisco, head south on the Pacific Coast Highway, following this coast-hugging route to sunny San Diego. Along the way, check out expansive ocean vistas and great destinations like Half Moon Bay State Park, Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Carmel-by-the-Sea, and much more. Click the link for more highlights of a California road trip.
Imagine Spring Break 2024 gray whale watching in Baja, exploring the Amazon’s biodiversity, or basking in the monumental splendor of Peru. And that’s just the beginning. Whether you opt for the Hawaiian Islands, Brazil, Panama, Ecuador, California, or somewhere else, adventure awaits your family. Ready to put your spring travel plans in high gear?
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