Top 5 Kid Friendly Vacation
Traveling with your children can be a difficult thing to plan. When
searching for the perfect vacation spot for your family there are a number of factors to take into
consideration. Finding a family-friendly vacation destination can be the difference between a fabulous
vacation for everyone to remember and a complete disaster.
1. The top family vacation destination in the world has long been located in
central Florida. Walt Disney World is filled with fun for everyone from toddlers to grandparents.
Staying in a Disney Resort gives you and your family a chance to feel as if you are in another world during your
stay. Walt Disney World offers your family a chance to have breakfast with Mary Poppins or lunch with
Cinderella. Watch the faces of your children light up as they meet Mickey Mouse for the first time or
experience their excitement as they enjoy their favorite ride in the theme park. Walt Disney World in Florida
offers guests four theme parks (the Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, MGM Studios, and Animal Kingdom) and two water
parks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon) that are open year-round. The Walt Disney World Resort also offers
a host of other activities such as Pleasure Island for adults, shopping at Downtown Disney, and a multitude of
restaurants and cafes.
2. If you are looking for a tropical family vacation, look no further than the
Atlantis Resort located on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The resort offers a wide variety of attractions to
keep everyone in the family having fun. The resort features eleven pools and a number of water slides and
rides from kiddie pools to the Mayan Drop which plunges riders down a six-story slide into the water. The
resort offers golfing, snorkeling, sailing excursions and other outdoor activities that allow you to enjoy the
beautiful tropical landscape that surrounds the resort. Children under twelve years of age can visit the
Discovery Channel Camp, which includes lessons about indigenous sea life, arts and crafts, aquarium visits, and
guided expeditions. It is guaranteed to be a favorite of any child visiting the resort. For older
guests the resort is home to a full casino, shopping, a comedy club and two dance clubs. Everyone is sure to
find something to do at Atlantis.
3. If your family enjoys snowy slopes rather
than sandy beaches, then be sure to plan a visit to Snowbird Resort in Snowbird, Utah. Children under twelve
years of age ski free at Snowbird but the amenities do not stop at the slopes. Families can enjoy a range of
activities in the winter months such as snowshoeing, snowboarding, luging, snowmobiling, ice skating and snow
tubing. The resort offers live music concerts year-round and also hosts a number of competitive skiing
competitions and races. Ski schools and camps are offered for children and child care services are offered
for children under twelve. For adults, the resort offers a spa and fitness club.
4. For the adventurous family, the Treesort in
Takilma, Oregon is the perfect family vacation destination. The Treesort offers a Swiss Family Robinson type
of vacation high above the ground in the trees. The resort offers 18 different tree houses for your family to
discover. The resort also includes swinging bridges, wooden swings, forts and platforms for climbing and fun.
The highlight of the resort for many is the rope course that includes a 160 foot long zip-line. Families can
enjoy the fresh water swimming pool, one of few attractions located on the ground, and the campsite area as
5. For a vacation that offers both activities
and educational value, families may want to consider visiting Williamsburg, Virginia. The Kingsmill Resort
offers family vacation packages that can be put together to suit any family. The resort offers both golf and
tennis courses, as well as a marina. At the resort’s Kids Camp children will enjoy activities like swimming
and yoga, as well as time in the resort’s game room. The resort is located within driving distance to both
Busch Gardens theme park and historic Colonial Williamsburg. The resort is also located close to both
Richmond and Norfolk, Virginia. The city of Williamsburg and the Kingsmill Resort offer a family vacation
full of relaxation, activity, excitement and education.