Great Places to Take Kids on Vacation

Hilton Waikoloa VillageGreat Places to Take Kids on VacationWe have searched high and low for some great places to take kids on vacation, whether for summer break, winter break or any break in between, if you are looking for a destination that will keep their attention, make them smile and give the family some much needed time together, look no further than the vacation spots outlined below.

A multitude of family-friendly resorts have popped up recently making it that much easier to find somewhere to go that will suit the entire family’s needs.

If you want a great place to take kids on vacation that is more of the Hawaiian variety, the Hilton Waikoloa VillagePlaces to Take Kids on Vacation in Waikoloa, Hawaii is highly, highly recommended. Luxury is what you will find here but with endless activities to keep the children happy as well. You can sign your children up for Camp Menehune, which is a day and night camp that allows kids to feed koi and swans, hunt for treasure and even explore tide pools. The most popular retreat at this resort is Dolphin Quest which offers many different interactive dolphin programs, like Dolphin training. This is a trip they will never forget.

Looking for something a little less sunny requiring swimsuits, then check out the Snowbird Ski and Summer ResortSnowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Snowbird, Utah. Located in Little Cottonwood Canyon, this resort has 3,240 feet and 5,000 acres of mountains and since it is located near the Great Salt Lake it receives over 500 inches of snow fall each year. It has 10 lifts, 85 runs and is perfect for beginner skiers from ages 3 to adult as well, so even if this is your first time at a ski resort or even on skis, you are insured to have a great time. It isn’t all fun and skiing outside though, there is also ice skating, snowshoe tours, snow tubing and even luge sleds. And when you are exhausted from these activities go inside and enjoy a stone massage or any of the other luxurious things offered at Cliff spa.

Disney's Animal Kingdom LodgeDisney's Animal LodgeFor great places to take kids who can forget Disney? Check out Disney’s Animal Kingdom LodgeDisney's Animal Kingdom/> in Orlando, Florida.  Experience the amazing thrills of an African safari in this resort without ever leaving the lodge.  Within the 33-acre property your breath will be taken away by the 65-foot window.  Throughout the property’s savannahs there are over 200 animals representing more than 100 different species including antelopes and gazelles.  Many of the suits/rooms overlook these savannahs and the balconies allow you the even come face to face with a giraffe.  The lodge is exquisitely built and features history in the 4,000 native handcrafts that are placed throughout it.  Truly an experience.    </p>
<p>Want something a bit different?  Take a look at <b>Out ‘n’ About Treesort</b> in Takilma, Oregon.  This place boasts one of the world’s most unique resorts, Treesort.  It is a high-in-the-sky adventure within a treehouse-resort which sleeps 2-8 people.  There are 14 treehouse in all and you get to them in various ways including, climbing stairs, ladders or crossing a 90-foot long suspension bridge.  Don’t worry about leaving luxury behind though, in the Tree Room Schoolhouse Suite which sleeps 4 there is a bathroom, kitchenette, master bedroom, a sitting area and a loft.  There is much more as well, if this sounds intriguing visit their website       </p>
<p><a href=Cannon Beach, OregonIf the beauty and sheer natural wonder of our earth is what you are looking for, try the Grand Canyon in Arizona, Niagara Falls in New York or Cannon Beach, Oregon. These are places that should definitely be seen in your lifetime, why not see them with your children and have a memory you will never forget.

Another stunning and family friendly location is San Pedro, Belize. Read our review of one of the best Ambergris Caye Resorts

These great places to take kids on vacation are so varied that any one of them should be on your list for the next trip you take. Start planning now and please let us know how it goes. We always love hearing about the wonderful travel experiences of others. Let us know what you think is the best place to take kids on vacation.

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