USA Family beach vacations come with endless choices to suit all kinds from perky outdoorsy types to imitators of beached whales. As eternal as the Atlantic is the average vacationer’s attraction for the golden sands as summer comes around with pleasant promises of sunshine and holidays.
Family beach vacation destinations are to be found strewn all along the Atlantic or Pacific coasts in the USA. Our family has been to tons of beaches in the US and we have not even scratched the surface!
Florida can’t be beat if you are considering USA family beach vacations. It’s not just about frolicking on the beach and doing nothing all day.
- There’s Fort Lauderdale with its wonderful water taxi rides, museums, parks, and a variety of water sports from wind surfing to fishing in the deep.
- Vero Beach offers wild life such as pelicans and turtles and sunken treasure hunts and boat trips in the moonlight. Cocoa Beach holds surf camps for kids of all ages.
Hutchinson Island would have to be the perfect family beach vacation destination if you’re travelling with the little ones.
Or you can throw in your fishing line at the Pier and see what you can catch. South Carolina is the next stop and Myrtle Beach is where the entertainment is. South Carolina has great golfing for adult and lots of mini-golf for the whole family.
Be sure to visit the House of Blues, the Family Kingdom Amusement Park and some of the other activities that are found nearby.
Virginia Beach, best known for its Boardwalk has more to offer in the form of the battleship the Marine Science Museum, Airspace Centre and lots more family friendly sites. Another location for family trips is Georgia.
This is where your family vacation takes on an old world appeal and a decidedly slower pace, as wide open spaces and stunning scenery join to enchant your senses. Brunswick Golden Isles, Jekyll, and all those other fabulous islands offer plenty for you to enjoy on your family beach vacation.
And of course we cannot forget the Pacific western coast, there are the fabulous beaches of California that adds enormous excitement to the itinerary on any USA family beach vacations.
Santa Barbara is a great place for family vacations and incorporates all sorts of sports and other activities for kids, taking them off your hands and leaving you free for some wine tasting, exploring, or even kayaking.
San Diego offers many beaches, each with its own unique brand of fun and lets not forget that amazing zoo.
Coronado Beach is one of the most trendy beach areas, especially since you can catch a glimpse of the Navy SEALS in the area. Boys in particular love this, go figure!
And our course, a few hours into the deep Pacific ocean we have Hawaii. The various Islands of Hawaii offer so much to see and do for any family beach vacation.
Here are some USA Family Beach Vacations We Love and Recommend: