Summer is the time to reconnect with family and friends. Although there are several destinations both locally and abroad, not many are child friendly. It is important to carefully
review your destinations especially if you plan to bring your family along. Planning early is the key to enjoying memorable summer experiences, but the destination you choose is just as important. Here is a brief look at the top child-friendly places you can visit this summer.
a) Get your family to hit the beach
While some people consider road trips with all family members on board ideal, most will agree that summer
calls for real outdoor experiences and nothing beats a fancy chill spot at the beach. The weather, the people and the experience is simply unmatched. Summer is
the best time to leave your car parked in the garage and hit the beach for some
outdoor fun with friends and family. Some
cool beach options you can visit with your family include;
- Isla Verde beach resort
- Palm Beach
- San Juan
You can find cool beaches all around the world and the choice will depend on your budget or how far you intend to go.
b) A visit to the farm
Kids are known to love feeding pets and baby animals, helping with light tasks and exploring gardens while participating in various unrelated activities. A visit to the farm could
be all you need to make your child’s summer vacation fun and memorable. It is also an economical way to enjoy a vacation as a family. Cool farms to visit for the summer include:
- The Inn East-Hill Farm (New Hampshire)
- Weatherbury Farm (Avella)
It is important to review the farms reputation and make sure there are measures to keep your family safe and comfortable with access to all required necessities and amenities.
c) Cruise experience
Cruises are not designed for young lovers and established millionaires only. In fact, most cruises have children programs and expansive indoor/outdoor play areas where your child can have maximum fun. Summer can be the time you dump that car in the garage and head out for awesome waterways and cruises. Some reputable cruises available this summer include;
- Disney Dream
- Nickelodeon All-Access Cruise
- Carnival Breeze
When picking a cruise, make sure you book early as they can be packed and it could take several weeks before you get a chance. Nonetheless, there are thousands of cruises available and finding one should not be a daunting task.
d) Parks and theme parks
National parks are amazing for people of all ages and you can visit them this summer to help your child cultivate their love for nature. Much better than the towing trees and wildlife
only seen on screen, is the tot-friendly rides available in theme parks. From Disneyland to Sesame Place and Lego-land, theme parks offer real fun and enjoyment to both toddlers and teenagers. It is also an interesting experience for adults.
There are several places you can visit with your family including lounges at the lake, road trip state fairs, bike-friendly resorts, summer shows, water parks and dinosaur gateways or
even Europe. It all boils down to your budget and preferences. Whether you are travelling to another country or touring the US in your car, summer with the kids is something that requires a lot of planning. Make sure every area is covered as children can quickly get bored or scared. You should also have backup plans just in case you need it.