Top Family Summer Vacation Ideas

Top Family Summer Vacation Ideas

Top Family Summer Vacation IdeasEvery summer we get asked what the top family summer vacation ideas are. We have narrowed it down to the Top 3 Summer Vacations Ideas for families. It will help narrow down how you want to spend your summer vacation.


Have you decided yet where to go on your summer family vacation? If not, you are not alone. Every year, many families spend a lot of time deciding where to go. There are so many choices and options; it can be a difficult choice.

Planning a summer vacation can be easy however if you take the time to do some planning. The first step in planning your summer vacation is not necessarily to choose a destination, but to choose an “action”. Would you like to go camping in the forest, sailing on the ocean, or be relaxing at the pool or beach? The things that you want to do on your vacation are critical to choosing the perfect summer vacation destination.

Now keep in mind that there are many vacation destinations which may be suitable so you will need to have look at several ones that appeal to you and your family before you narrow them down.

Destination and travel brochures can easily be found or ordered online. Brochures are available from most large cities and popular vacation destinations in the United States or overseas. Having glossy pictures can be a good way to show the kids and get everyone excited about the vacation.

Idea #1: If you are looking for a vacation destination that is really family friendly, you might want to consider an amusement park. Amusement parks are located all around the world and they come in a wide variety. For shorter vacations, you can visit a smaller amusement park. For longer vacations, you can select an amusement park that is large in size and has overnight accommodations. These amusement parks are not limited to, but are likely to include, Universal Studios, Six Flags, and Disney World.

Idea #2: If a vacation on a beach is more your style, you have a number of options to choose from. There are a large number of beaches located along the Untied States coasts and overseas. It is also important to note that beach vacations do not have to be limited to the coast. There are a number of popular beach resorts located inland too. These inland resorts are often located on large lakes. Popular beaches that you may recognize include Myrtle Beach, Daytona Beach, South Beach, Panama City Beach, and Santa Barbara Beach.

Idea #3: A third popular choice for summer family vacations is camping. Again, there are many choices so doing your research will help narrow it down. Kids of all ages enjoy what nature has to offer and it is a great learning experience for them too.

So as you can see, you have an unlimited number of options when it comes to choosing a summer vacation destination. This is not however a bad thing. Take the time and decide what activities your family would like to enjoy, research some destination options, consider your time and budget and narrow it down. Maybe this summer, you will have the family vacation of your dreams because what really matters is that you are spending time together.

Visit the Ultimate Guide for Family Beach Vacations: which has great ideas for family beach vacations, kid travel games and other ideas to keep the kids amused on vacation.

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