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Top 10 places for family vacations

December 10, 2009 by  
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cheap-disneyland-vacation-packages-main_FullThe following have been rated the top ten places for families to vacation:

  • A Caribbean all-inclusive resort. You get fun in the sun combined with great food, great service, and a luxury vacation without the big hassle of finding places to eat and activities to do, planning etc. All-inclusive is a great way to travel as a family because you do not have to worry about the little things, and you can just enjoy spending time together. You also know what the cost is going to be. Family vacations can get pricey, so going all-inclusive is smart because then you know exactly what it will set you back, and you can simply include a little additional spending money per person.
  • The Riviera Maya has all-inclusive resorts plus so much to do, places to explore, and things to learn about. There is something for everyone if you choose this location for your next family vacation. You can explore the Mayan ruins, look at the barrier coral reef, spend a day at the “eco-archeological” theme park Xcaret, or just have fun in the ocean exploring caves, lagoons, or laying out on the sand. Also, because you can go here to an all-inclusive resort, you have less to worry about, like where to eat, and you know exactly what it will cost you.
  • Orlando, Florida: This is a great place to go to for a family vacation because Orlando Florida has so many top attractions. Most kids want to do all of the things their friends have done on vacation, and beaches, Sea World, Disney, you name it. Orlando has it all. In fact, it’s hard to decide on what to do and see. And, another great thing about it, is you can go there year after year and still have new things to do.
  • USVI: This is an excellent family vacation spot. It is just two hours from Miami, but the US Virgin Island offer a Caribbean experience that’s still part of the US. You do not have to get passports, etc. So, your family can go, enjoy white-sand beaches, super snorkeling, a major National Park, colonial towns and forts, duty-free shops, etc. This is more of a vacation for the family with older children, but it can be fun for younger families as well.
  • Disneyland or Disneyworld: as a family, it is hard to find a better place to vacation than one of the Disney resorts. These are focused on children and family. You can join your favorite characters for entertainment, theme park rides, good food, and lots of excitement. So, when it doubt, you really can’t go wrong with a Disney family vacation. To save money, try staying off the resort and using discounted (half-day, etc.) passes to the parks.
  • New York State: New York offers a lot of things to do. One great family vacation in New York State is the indoor waterpark resorts. Your family could stay at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge. The Great Escape theme park is right across the street, and The Great Escape Lodge is the first hotel with an indoor water park in New York. Your family is sure to have fun when you stay here as there is a year round water park, a kids program, brunch with Bugs Bunny, story time, and other family-pleasing features, as well.
  • Hawaii, Big Island: Hawaii in general is a great place to goon a family vacation as it offers activity for everyone. However, the big island offers some great family friendly features. One popular place for families to stay is the Hilton Waikoloa Village. This is a giant and one-of-a-kind resort on the Kohala Coast. In fact, this resort is so big, and offers so much to do, you could spend your whole vacation there and never go off. It is so big that guests can get around the property by shuttle-boats on a canal, if they choose, or by a monorail. There are beautiful pools, with waterfalls and a grotto area that kids love, a large toddlers’ pool, with sandy shore, snorkeling lagoon, with kayaks and water-trikes for rent, baby-friendly gentle beach, a dolphin pool, a kids club, and more.
  • Maui: Maui is a great place for a family vacation as if offers something for everyone. From biking down the volcano, to parasailing, kayaking, snorkeling, horseback riding, ziplines, pineapple grove tours, beautiful beaches and more. Your family will have a blast in Maui.
  • San Diego: if you want a great family friendly vacation, San Diego has it all. You have theme parks within an hour or so, beaches, the world famous San Diego Zoo, the Wild Animal Park, Legoland, Museums, the Padres, and more. From toddlers to teens, and even the retired, you will find plenty to do on a SD family vacation.
  • Universal Theme Parks, Hollywood or Orlando: this is a great place to take your family because it lets you live your favorite movies. There are rides, water, food, and fun. If your family likes theme parks this one offers excitement and adventure.

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