Raise your hands if you love travelling but waiting for the kids to grow older. With our busy schedule, we often forget the fact that apart from studies, acquiring new experiences is also a part of growing up. There are so many beautiful destinations to travel with kids which are not only fun but they can also gather enriching experiences.
Here are 7 best family holiday destinations that will inspire you to travel with the munchkins when they are still in the school. Get ready to create memories and feel like a child once again.
If you want the kids to experience a major European city, a family vacation to London is a must. The children are surely going to be fascinated with the world they have only seen in Harry Potter movies. The colourful markets, telephone booths, legendary pop culture and all things nice have a unique way of pleasing children. No wonder, this city will delight the little ones and allow them to explore it in its different shades.
Top Things to do
Listen to the grisly tales about the Tower of London from a Beefeater guard
Get to know interesting facts at the Natural History and Science Museum
Have a fun-filled evening at a popular children’s theatre
Get amused and excited at the London Dungeon
Feel the vibe at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum
Explore Sherlock’s home at 221b, Baker Street
Savour the view from the London Eye
2. New York City, New York
A trip to New York is the best way to teach the kids more about US history that they only read in textbooks. Visit the legendary Statue of Liberty, the most recognized symbol of the nation’s freedom. Get a closer look at the lives of the immigrants who came here through Ellis Island in the hope of a better future. At Ground Zero, the children will be able to relate everything that they have heard about the horrifying 9/11 incident. In addition, New York City also offers a number of fun activities that will make this trip a memorable one for the kids.
Top Things to do
Walk through the Times Square
Go for Ellis Island tour
Witness the Statue of Liberty
Let the kids feel the thrill at SeaGlass Carousel
Take the children to the Imagination Playground
Relish the city view from One World Observatory
For kids centred activities, visit the Children's Museum of the Arts
For a chilled out family trip, head to Hong Kong. It is one of the most exotic cities in Asia with a medley of Chinese tradition and urban living. Hong Kong has a plethora of options that can keep the kids happy and entertained throughout the trip. The bustling life, soaring skyscrapers and the breathtaking view of the harbour work perfectly for a fam jam. Thus, there won’t be any dull moment when you are here in this perfect family holiday destination!
If you are planning to visit Tokyo with the children, think no more. It is one of the most fabulous cities that seamlessly blend Japanese traditions with the cosmopolitan aura. The kids will be spoilt for choice when in Tokyo. It is easy for them to find fun and unique experiences here. The gorgeous play centres and interactive museums are the key attractions for the little ones. Also, a walk through the Akihabara will charm them where most of the shops are either a toy store or a video game parlour.
Top Things to do
Day trip to Tokyo Disneyland
Try Purikura and cosplay at Sega Game Centre
Experience incredible live shows at Puroland, an indoor theme park
Experience swan boat ride at Inokashira Park
Scream in delight at Japan’s oldest amusement park
Enjoy futuristic boat rides along the Sumida River
Let the little ones get bombarded with colourful toys at Asobono
5. Grand Cayman Island, The Cayman Island
The Grand Cayman Island is a water lover’s paradise. Here you can enjoy family-friendly water activities and stroll through the picture-perfect beaches. This place offers so much more than the sea and sand and every activity is an opportunity to spend quality time with your munchkins. Go for scuba diving or feel the splash as you snorkel through the emerald water. The greatest experience for the kids on the island is to get a closer look at the thousands of turtles from just hatched to 150+ years.
Top Things to do
Snorkel among dozens of stingray at Stingray City
Let the kids play with the turtles at Cayman Turtle Farm
Ride the swimming ponies on the crystal clear water
Play with the starfish at Starfish Island
Feel alive during a Bioluminescence Bay Tour
Get a glimpse of the underwater world at a submarine tour
Witness the endangered species of Cayman Blue Iguana at Queen Elizabeth II Park
Cape Town is a lovely coastal city with the Table Mountains as the backdrop. There are so many things to do and see in Cape Town for tourists of all ages. The gorgeous coastline will not only enthral you but also leave the little ones awe-inspired. For exclusive family time, ride a cable car and soak in the panoramic view from the top of the Table Mountain. This is a perfect family holiday destination for which you will desire to come back again.
Top Things to do
Go for a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain
Walk through the verdant greenery at Company’s Gardens
Visit the South African Museum and get to know interesting facts about animals
Visit the historic Castle of Good Hope
Witness aquatic life at Two Oceans Aquarium
Let the kids wander in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Watch the penguins and tortoises at World of Birds Park
7. Phu Quoc, Vietnam
Phu Quoc Island is all about sun-kissed beaches, crystal clear water and lush landscape. It is ideal for a laid-back family vacation by the sea. Spend days by lazing around on the beaches or swim in the azure water, Phu Quoc has something to offer everyone. Long Beach is very popular among tourists as well as locals alike. Other magnificent beaches are Bai Thom, Vung Bao and Bai Sao. Enjoy boat trips, snorkelling and squid fishing with the kids. Undoubtedly, this island offers unique experiences that you may not find anywhere. Top Things to do
Excite the children with a visit to Vinpearl Land
Go for a snorkel tour in the An Thoi Island group
Let the kids get some knowledge at the Coi Nguon Museum
Immerse in exclusive beach time
Engage in squid fishing during sunset
Let the kids learn honey production in Phu Quoc Bee Farm
Go for go-carting near Ong Lang
Are you convinced yet? Don't have to worry about leaving your kids with your relatives to babysit them while you're away anymore, pack your bags and venture into an adventure perfect for you AND your children! A rocking family trip awaits!