Family Vacations: Top Travel Destinations In The USBy: Ellisha Rader Mannering - July 9, 2014
A family vacation is something that many families get to enjoy every year.
One of the hardest parts about preparing for a vacation with your family is finding a destination that is affordable and fun for everyone.
Don’t start fighting over where you want to go, save the fights and arguments for the road trip, or just avoid them completely.
Here are a few of the top travel destination for family vacations. Sit down with your family and find the one that will work best for everyone.
Orlando has something for everyone. You can find great shows, restaurants and attractions that are sure to please everyone in your family. If you have young children or teenagers, you may enjoy visiting Disney World or Universal Studios. Both of these amusement parks are just steps away from the center of Orlando and are great for kids of all ages. Adults will enjoy the shopping as well as the many dining options. Orlando also has some great hotels that are perfect for relaxing.
Washington D.C. is a great place for families because it not only offers plenty of entertainment, but plenty of history lessons as well. Adults and
children of all ages will enjoy visiting the Smithsonian museums as well as seeing all of the historical monuments. You can also catch a show at one of the great theaters or enjoy dinner at one of the many award winning eateries.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Myrtle Beach offers sand, sun and water, which makes it perfect for a family vacation. Spend your days relaxing on the beach and your nights enjoying the hundreds of attractions such as the Sky Wheel, Broadway at the Beach or Barefoot Landing. You can also enjoy numerous beach activities together such as jet skiing, parasailing and fishing off of the large piers.
If you want to take your family to experience something amazing, take them to the Grand Canyon. Not only will you and your family enjoy seeing and learning about the canyon, you might also enjoy one of the many other activities nearby. Horseback riding, fishing and kayaking are just a few of them.
Pigeon Forge, TN
If you and your family want to slow things down on vacation, take a trip to the Smokey Mountains and visit Pigeon Forge, TN. There are so many attractions, shows and restaurants to enjoy that you will have to make more than one trip to do them all. Don’t forget to visit Dollywood and The Island where you can shop and dine all day.
These are just a few of the destination options available to families who want to vacation together. Visit one of them or explore and find a new place that you like best.
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