Nothing tops off a family vacation, especially during the holidays. During these vacations, you make memories that last a lifetime. When planning a family vacation, we recommend you research places where you’re sure you’ll have the best time. To make your work easier, we’ve compiled a list of the ten best family vacation destinations to visit with kids this year. Let’s dive in.
During the spring, summer or fall, do not miss out on going to the Okanagan region of British Columbia. During this time, the farmer’s market is usually full of local produce, and in the spring and fall, the people are fewer so you’re sure to enjoy your stay. In the Okanagan, check out the family beaches such as Kal Beach at Kalamalka Lake and Hot Sands Beach on Lake Okanagan in Kelowna. Have fun on the water with a paddleboard, take in a swim or cycle through the signed trails. End your family’s fun day with great food and some famous Okanagan wine for the adults.
Disney World Orlando
This is one of the world’s most visited places by friends and families, and we all know why. Disney World is very appealing to kids and adults alike. From the theme parks, water parks or themed dining to the various ecotour adventures and inspiring arts, you’ll definitely have a good time. Disney World Orlando also features its own Downtown Disney with many entertainment spots, shops, and kid-friendly restaurants.
Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island offers various activities such as golfing, shopping, and dining. You can also watch dolphins, kayaking, water-skiing, and windsurfing.
Hilton Head features more than 200 restaurants, various accommodation options from Owner Direct vacation rentals, and nature trails to take walks or cycle as you watch birds. Offering an endless assortment of attractions including shopping, dining and golfing, this resort has been named one of the top ten family beach resorts in the country, and could very well be the most family friendly destination in the world.
Breckenridge is nestled in Southern Colorado, and it’s host to the famous Breckenridge Ski Resort. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals has offered accommodations in Breckenridge since 1994, so you’re sure this is the perfect place to stay. This town has a large number of activities you can do from Gold Rush attractions, sites to visit, and many entertainment places for you and your family to enjoy.
You’ll find Port Aransas on the north end of Mustang Island. Mustang Island is one of the longest islands along the Texas Coast. So, with Port Aransas being the island’s most established town, what would prevent you from visiting?
The town has many beautiful sceneries and different recreational activities to choose from. You can also access renowned sport fishing and the many water activities on world-class beaches. With Ecotourism taking up Port Aransas, you can enjoy kayak trails and bird watching.
West Central Florida
In West Central Florida is full of sunny skies and beautiful places to stay. Indian Shores, Madeira Beach, Clearwater and Sarasota are all great kid-friendly destinations especially in the cooler winter months. There is so much to explore, see and do here. It’s just a day trip to Disney World or take a trip to larger places such as Sarasota and Tampa Bay since they’re easily accessible.
Silver Star Ski Resort
People love Silver Star Mountain Resort for more than fantastic skiing conditions and fresh snow. It is a very family friendly resort. When you visit Silver Star you’ll discover all the exciting things this mountain has. There’s also plenty of entertainment to keep your whole family occupied, such as fat biking, tubing, skating, and snowshoeing. There’s even a bowling alley.
It’s a resort city located in South Carolina. During summer, your family will experience a lot of humidity due to the subtropical environment. Here, you can admire the waterways that encircle this barrier island every morning. Myrtle Beach also offers various activities, such as golf courses and many dining options.
If you enjoy the great outdoors and shopping too, Sevierville features lodging alternatives from Owner Direct Vacation Rentals that the whole family can enjoy. Once done exploring the Great Smokey Mountains, there are numerous boutiques, antique shops, flea markets, outdoor boutiques, and galleries to visit in the area too.
Maui (Valley Isle) is a popular tourist destination between Molokai and the Big Island. Besides Maui being a beach paradise, it also provides:
- Breathtaking scenery.
- Hula dancers.
- Snorkeling with sea turtles.
- Golf along coastal fairways.
- Year-round beach weather.
When you decide to take a vacation this year, consider one of these top family destinations. Ensure you book your accommodation with Owner Direct Vacation Rentals to get the best experience.