Are you California dreaming, jonesing for a trip down Route 66, or after a little adventure along the Appalachian Trail? If so, we’ve got the summer road trips your family needs to make fantastic memories. Here are some of our favorite ways to see the country while keeping kids entertained and engaged.
Dude ranches are among the best family vacation spots in the United States. Not only will you enjoy delicious food and adventures galore, but you’ll rest assured there’s something for every member of your family. Today’s dude ranches also offer much more than the chance to cowboy up and try your hand at cattle work. Many include a variety of other activities, from petting zoos to zip-lining and even glamping getaways. Let’s take a closer look at why dude ranches make for incredible family vacations and which ones we can’t get enough of.
Why should you use a travel agent? Because trip advisors keep their fingers on the pulse of travel. They have access to up-to-the-minute information. They can also facilitate everything from refunds to cancelations. Although there might be more uncertainty today, a travel professional can help you navigate planning a vacation with ease and expertise.
Has your family ever made a family travel bucket list? It’s a wonderful way to get the older kids engaged and narrow down places to visit while the kids are still home. With that in mind, here are eight stellar bucket-list family vacation ideas to fuel your imagination, help you expand your horizons, and get you dreaming of the years to come.
When it comes to Africa for kids, where should you go? Nothing beats a “Big Five” safari on the search for iconic creatures like lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and Cape buffalo. Populations of these animals exist in parks across South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, and Botswana. You can up your odds of spotting these fantastic animals on a wildlife safari to one of these nations. Here’s a basic breakdown of what each country has to offer so that you can start narrowing in on the perfect destination for your Africa adventure.
Whether you choose to swim with whale sharks in Baja, bicycle through the Loire Valley, or get the inside scoop during a sumo wrestling lesson in Japan, an active family adventure should connect you and your family with nature or local culture. It should also lead to the creation of wonderful memories you’ll treasure forever. Here are six kid-friendly ideas for inspiration.
Where to go in 2021? To answer this question, we’ve got new priorities and considerations to bear in mind, from cleanliness to access to local support. Monitoring destinations for changing restrictions and updates will also remain important. Here’s a look at some family adventure travel possibilities your family will love in 2021.
An African safari for families is an unforgettable bucket list destination. It comes with opportunities to show kids abundant wildlife and wilderness while instilling in them valuable lessons about conservation and sustainability. A life-changing experience that will create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime, here’s what you need to know about planning a safari vacation in Africa.
The pandemic has altered the way we live and do business worldwide. The same can be said for travel in 2020, or the lack thereof. As researchers continue to learn more about this virus and travel providers fortify their pandemic defenses, family travel will resume. When you book your bubble and opt for a safe destination that adheres to health and safety protocols, you and your family can adventure with peace of mind.
Keeping the travel spirit alive while at home is just as important as engaging with local culture when we’re abroad. Fortunately, we can do this while also taking steps to support small businesses struggling during these challenging times. Here are some easy ways to experience the world from home.