With the world gradually opening up again after the covid 19 scare, a lot of families are also gearing for that long-needed vacation. Although many countries have strict conditions for international travelers, if you and your family abide by these rules, you're all good to go! To ensure your kids get a memorable family vacation, we have put together some exciting destinations for you to consider while planning your family trip. This list contains the best of the best, so read on!
1. The Bahamas
Every widely traveled family knows that a family trip isn't complete without visiting the Bahamas. It is also no secret that this beautiful island is prominent for its idyllic white-sand beaches, crystal blue sea, and its resort hotels which are accommodating to kids.
The Atlantis Bahamas on Paradise Island beachside amongst several scenic features has several pools, decadent spas, a water park, and activities including family yoga on the beach and golf. There is also the Disney cruise where the Castaway Cay Private Island is reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests, coupled with multiple activities for the kids to get entertained, leaving the adults with some leisure time.
Iceland is one of the few countries that offer the opportunity for some family adventure with your kids. You can feel the waves of Europe's vastest waterfall, swim in the chilly cold water, watch whales from a schooner while behind you, continents break themselves apart. If that still doesn't tempt you, Iceland is one of the safest countries in the world. You can even find the prime minister's number in the phone book. And if that isn't enough, Icelandic natives understand the peculiar needs of kids and families. There's a chance you will always find a custom space set aside for children to play about in every restaurant there.
A beautiful family-friendly destination that is also culturally rich. Singapore always has plenty of fun activities to keep kids entertained including relaxing at the amazing beaches of Sentosa, enjoying the beautiful Botanic Gardens, and going for nature walks through the rainforest at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. There is also the film and TV-themed Universal Studios Singapore amusement park which you should totally visit, the widely popular Night Safari which displays wild animals and attractions such as the Art Science Museum which displays extraordinary exhibits is certainly not to be missed.
4. Florida, USA
When it comes to family trips, Orlando has earned its spot as a favorite. Popularly known for Disney World, which includes Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, and Animal Kingdom, Orlando also houses many other theme parks. Marine life fanatics can visit SeaWorld for aquatic entertainment, while Hogwarts and Dragon Alley at Universal Studios offer the fun craved by Harry Potter lovers.
If amusement parks aren't your thing on a family trip, not to worry, Florida has in store other things. You can visit the Everglades National Park to watch alligators up close, explore rocket science and astronomical exploration at the Kennedy Space Center and drive on the sands at Daytona Beach. While at the Tampa Bay coast, do not miss the Clear Water Beach with its soft sands.
5. Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a country visited by many who go to Central America. Its jaw-dropping beaches, popular national parks, and adventurous activities are part of the reasons many visit it for their family trips. There's also ziplining, where kids are always paired with a ziplining guide for safety, horse riding which is always a beautiful experience, and hiking. With Costa Rica, there's always so much to do!
Mexico still remains one of the top destinations for family trips. With its scenic beaches and cultural festivals, why not? In Mexico, you are sure to always find an all-inclusive resort for kids of all ages, coupled with a kid's club and planned activities for teens. This will ensure you have some well-deserved downtime while the kids are having fun.
The ongoing 2021 Summer Olympics has also made it an attractive destination for tourists. Your kids will surely find Japan's culture and food exciting. Make sure to visit Nagoya as kids always enjoy LEGOLAND and make them try out the different types of delicious noodles they have.
While in Tokyo, do not miss the Tokyo Disneyland, and the Shinjuku and Shibuya Crossing which is said to be one of the world's busiest road crossings.
Planning that next trip with your family?
This list is by no means exhaustive, but the destinations mentioned above are wonderful places where your family is bound to have loads of fun. So make sure you note them down ahead of your next family trip.
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