You probably have strong, vivid memories of your family travels as a child, so it’s important to you to do the same for your children. But these days, it seems like there are a million ideas out there for family vacations and it can get a bit overwhelming.
Luckily for you, we’ve gone through our library at trivago Magazine and have put together some of the best vacations for kids you can find.
Best Vacations For Kids
Make dreams come true at Disneyland
Anaheim is the long and proud home to one of the country’s finest amusement parks — Disneyland. Considering its reputation, no shortage of hotels have sprung up over the decades to satisfy eager travelers to southern California.
Ride Coasters at Cedar Point
Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio is routinely ranked one of (if not the) best amusement parks in the world for good reason. This year, they debut the highly-anticipated Steel Vengeance ride. Not your thing? We’ve matched your favorite rides with a hotel near Cedar Point.
Mom Knows Best
Sometimes you just want a recommendation from someone you trust. Who better to trust than Mom herself? In our Mom Knows Best series, we’ve circled up with family writers across the country, offering the best travel tips for everyone from the adventurous to budget-conscious families.
Splish-Splash at the Best Waterparks in the U.S.
What could be better than a hotel with a swimming pool? Easy — waterparks! These extravagant complexes are an easy vacation for parents and kids alike. While you indulge in some backstroke in the adults-only pool, the kids can dodge splash buckets or learn to take their first swim without water wings.
Make history interactive at Gettysburg
Gettysburg has become a thriving destination more than 154 years after the last of the cannon fire smoke cleared from the infamous battleground and President Abraham Lincoln delivered a 272-word address. Here’s how to make the most of your time in charming Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Disney World dreams come true
When you finally make the trek to Disney World Orlando, you need a magical hotel to match “The Most Magical Place On Earth.” From character visits to finding sneaky pieces of iconic Disney everywhere, Disney hotels extend the magic of your visits to the theme parks all the way to your room, along with the added benefit of extended hours at the parks themselves for Disney resort guest.
Head down to the Caribbean
From offerings like trampolines, kids clubs, snorkel gear and expansive pools, these Punta Cana all-inclusive family resorts guarantee to please the whole family.
The Big Apple For Kids
Finding a family-friendly hotel in New York amongst the hundreds of hotels the city has to offer may seem daunting, but it’s not as hard as you may think. From hipster SoHo to Midtown, there are plenty of family-friendly hotels in New York to rest your head while exploring the city that never sleeps.
All You Need Are Pools
Adults have different concerns than children when traveling and picking a place to spend the night. But when traveling with kids, only one question truly matters: Is there a pool?