Are you heading off for spring break this year with the family in tow? It can be difficult to know where to take the little ones at this time of year – after all, you don’t want to end up in a resort which is already packed with college students drinking and having wild parties! Luckily, there are lots of great places to spend a fun-filled family vacation during the spring break, so here are some top suggestions to help you plan your next trip.
San Diego is a beautiful place for a break at any time of year, but in the spring it’s even better. You can enjoy all kinds of attractions here from the zoo to the SeaWorld theme park. There are also lots of museums and beaches to enjoy as well as the Escondido safari park. You’ll all have an amazing time without drinking students in sight!
One destination that’s a world away from the party atmosphere that pervades places like Cancun or Las Vegas is Yosemite National Park. Peaceful, beautiful and very family-friendly, this beautiful park is the ideal place to discover nature with the little ones in tow. Boasting amazing rock formations, waterfalls and ancient trees, Yosemite is sure to impress every member of your family. There are also lots of family-friendly hikes to enjoy while the Happy Isles Art & Nature Center is a great place to relax and enjoy Yosemite themed activities and crafts.
The Grand Canyon
Although it’s close to one of the top party destinations of all time – Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon is very family friendly and is a wonderful place to take the children during spring break. Enjoy rafting, hiking or even riding a mule for a truly unique vacation.
Enjoy some beautiful spring break weather in Hawaii with a vacation to Honolulu. Here, you’ll enjoy the best of all worlds, with plenty of beaches paired with historic and cultural attractions to experience. Try surfing at Waikiki Beach, eat regional cuisine at a luau or see the animals at Honolulu Zoo. You’ll have an unforgettable time.
The Caribbean is a wonderful place to relax during spring break and soak in the sun. You’ll love reconnecting with the family and relaxing in the Bahamas. Visit the Atlantis Marine Habitat and spot the rays, or swim with dolphins at the Blue Lagoon Island. You can then play to your heart’s content on any of the island’s beautiful white sandy beaches.
Is there any better place to take the family this spring break? What could be more kid-friendly than a trip to Disney World and Universal Studios, followed up by some exciting natural experiences like riding an air boat or going horse-riding? You can take your pick of family friendly accommodation here and there are countless attractions to keep you busy for a full week, or even longer.
Want to enjoy a Disney themed break without having to head to Florida? Anaheim is a great destination to discover the original Disneyland as well as lots of other family-friendly pursuits. Discover Adventure City and Knott’s Berry Farm as well as plenty of kid-friendly accommodation, restaurants and retail opportunities.
Are you hoping to get away from it all and really relax this spring break? Sanibel Island could be the ideal spot for every member of the family – old and young. You can spot alligators and crocodiles at the J N Ding Darkling National Wildlife Refuge, hunt for seashells on Captiva Island or Bownan’s Beach and relax on the sands. It’s also a great place to enjoy calm waters, so bring along your best dive watch and be fashionable as you explore an underwater world!
The wonderful array of all-inclusive resorts that Jamaica has to offer are a brilliant choice during your family spring break vacation. Although not all are ideal for children, there are many which are designed to be specifically family friendly, so you won’t need to worry about wild parties, loud museum and drunk students! These resorts have plenty of dedicated kids activities to keep the little ones occupied while you relax and enjoy yourself, and there are lots of other kid-friendly activities to enjoy from swimming to mini-golf.