10 of the World’s Hottest Destinations, the Whole Family Can Enjoy.
When it comes to family vacations, it can be pretty hard to please everyone. If you’re looking for a successful trip, you’re going to need to satisfy the needs of both the young ones and the adults in the family. What we’re trying to say, is your vacay must offer different entertainment options and activities for all ages, if you don’t want things to go sour. Here are the top 10 vacation spots of 2017 that will leave the whole family with unforgettable memories and a taste for more.
1. San Diego, California
If your family loves the sun, then start packing your bathing suits because San Diego is your next destination. The metropolitan is famous for its year-round sunny weather, endless beaches, buzzing nightlife and world-renowned San Diego Zoo. This magnificent city also has a wide variety of museums, art galleries, and gardens; the whole family will enjoy.
2. Sydney, Australia
Apart from being famous for its kangaroos, Sydney is one of Australia’s most populated cities and is built around the world’s largest natural harbors. The town hosts endless tourist attractions such as the Taronga Zoo, the Royal Botanical Gardens, Bondi Beach, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and many wildlife parks. You can be sure the family won’t experience a moment of boredom while touring this magnificent city.
3. The Grand Canyon
Located in Arizona, The Grand Canyon is a famous national park that attracts over 5 million visitors per year. It is known to have the cleanest air in the U.S. and is home to over 1,800 mammal and plant species. The park is filled with unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms that reveal it’s nearly two billion years of geologic history. The canyon is a place for people of all ages and offers activities such as camping, swimming, hiking, running, rafting, and skydiving.
4. Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone is a national park, located atop of a volcanic hotspot that extends from Wyoming to Montana and all the way to Idaho. The park is home to numerous canyons, rivers, forests, waterfalls, hot springs and shooting geysers. Its hiking trails are known to be a life-changing experience, and there are activities for everyone from children to grandparents.
5. Niagara Falls State Park
The Niagara Falls is a collective name for three waterfalls that overlap the international border between Canada and New York State. With its breath taking scenery, miles of hiking trails, and mouthwatering dining options in a family-friendly environment, Niagara Falls State Park is an adventure-packed experience. The park gives visitors a chance to witness the Falls in a whole new way. By projecting colorful nightly illuminations, the falls become a canvas to a spectacular light show, which is an experience you’ll never forget.
6. Maui, Hawaii
Maui is the second largest Hawaiian Island and one of the most stunning places in the world. The island’s biggest tour spots include Hana Highway, (a road that curves around mountains and passes by black sand beaches and waterfalls) the Haleakala (an inactive volcano) and Lahaina, which is an entire street of shops and restaurants. Fun activities for the family include hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, windsurfing and more.
7. Yosemite National Park
Yosemite is an incredible national park that can be found in the California Sierra Nevada Mountains. The park is known for its giant ancient Sequoia trees, granite cliffs, waterfalls, lakes, and glaciers. Activities at Yosemite are available through the national park service, and they include nature walks, photography, and art classes, stargazing tours, bike rentals, rafting, horseback riding and rock climbing classes. In the Yosemite village, there is a museum, shops, restaurants, and lodging.
8. Puerto Rico
Less than a three-hour flight from Miami, Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island, considered U.S. territory. The island is rich with history and decorated with waterfalls, sandy beaches, and mountains. Puerto Rico is also well known for its tropical rain forest, El Yunque, where adventure has no limits. The low tax rates on the island and traditional cuisine restaurants make it a particularly attractive destination for tourists. Aside from the jaw-droppingly gorgeous sceneries, its capital, San Juan, is laced with a long hotel strip, beach bars, and casinos, all guaranteeing a great time.
9. Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island is a great getaway whether you’re looking just to relax or for some quality family time. The island is located in Southwest Florida and covered with miles of clean beaches that are filled with shells. Activities on the island range from fishing, boating, water sports and picnicking to luscious dining (fresh sea-food) spa days and pure relaxation. The warm sunsets and the luxurious resorts of Sanibel will make it hard to go back home.
10. Walt Disney World Resort
Located in Orlando, Florida, Disney World is one of the most enchanting places in the world. Consisting of four theme parks and two water parks, Disney World offers a wide range of entertainment for all ages. The park has tons of cool rides, live action shows, yummy foodies, gift shops and recreational activities such as golf and horseback riding. The park’s charm doesn’t expire at sundown. Every night, Disney World lights up the sky with its breathtaking fireworks and colorful lights, giving the park a whole new and romantic look. Whether you’re 12 years old or 92, be sure that Disney World is the place where dreams come true!