10 Best Vacation Destinations For Parents With Young Children

Do You Want To Go On A Trip For Vacation, But You Also Have Young Children? We Have You Covered.

Kiley Morrow is a content strategy writer who represents Beaches.com for this paid guest post submission. She writes on the topic of 10 best vacaction desitinations for parents with young children. From locations such as resort destinations like Disney World in Orlando Florida and all-inclusive resorts like Beaches, to locations like Paris, France and Montreal, Canada, Kiley covers a wide breath of places to consider as vacation destinations for parents with young children.




10 Best Vacation Destinations For Parents With Young Children

When you are planning a vacation with young children, you have a lot to consider. While too much sightseeing is out of the question, you can still have a really good time adjusting to your child’s pace. You can choose from a large variety of wonderful destinations to visit with your kids in the USA and abroad. All of them are child-friendly and will allow you to have a great time together. So, we put together a list of the 10 best vacation destinations for parents with young children below.

10 best vacation destinations for parents with young children, Source: Emma Johnson of Beaches.com

Source: Emma Johnson of Beaches.com

Walt Disney World (Orlando, Florida)

First in our list of the 10 best vacation destinations for parents with young children is Walt Disney World. The best part about Walt Disney World Is that it’s so huge, you can spend your whole vacation there. Besides offering spots for the smaller kids to enjoy, it has amazing places that will completely awe the adults.

This is a true family vacation spot that every family from the USA and abroad should visit at least once in their lifetime. While the popularity of this destination makes it rather expensive, there are a few smart ways to save on such a vacation.

Hawaii, USA

Did your kids already watch Moana? Then they’ll be ecstatic about your decision to visit Hawaii, next, in our list of the 10 best vacation destinations for parents with young children. Fabulous beaches, rich nature, amazing culture, and much more are awaiting your family at this destination.

The kids will especially appreciate Disney’s Aulani Resort, where they can meet Moana in person. There are several islands in Hawaii from which to choose. The most popular ones are Maui, Big Island Hawaii, and Oahu. Each one of them can bring your family plenty of memorable moments.

Paris, France

Even if your child is still too small to walk, Paris can be a wonderful family vacation destination and is a great idea in our 10 best vacation destinations for parents with young children list. With a baby carrier or a stroller in hand, you can enjoy the historic view of the Eiffel Tower (and maybe even climb it), stroll along the Champs Elysees, visit the Louvre, and try the tastiest French croissants.

Young kids will love the Sunday pet market and local puppet shows. This is a perfect destination to satisfy both children and parents.

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France, Source: Pexels

Source: Pexels

Caribbean Islands

The Caribbean islands are a true heaven on Earth for both children and adults. The beautiful views, the soft sands, and the cleanest water allow you to have one of the best vacations ever, if not the best destination, in our 10 best vacation destinations for parents with young children list.

Meanwhile, the all-inclusive resorts make it easy not to worry about feeding and entertaining your children. Choose St. Marten to enjoy different Caribbean cultures and beautiful beaches. Consider the Turks & Caicos if you want to have some variety. Just make sure you book the family resort, not the adults-only all-inclusives.

San Diego, California

San Diego has plenty of interesting activities to offer for families with young children. This destination has beautiful beaches and a great variety of Mexican cuisine.

Sea World San Diego: Boy watching whales, 2017 Copyright Will Hull, Baby Cures

2017 Copyright Will Hull,
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Meanwhile, Legoland is only a 45-minute drive away in Carlsbad, California complete with a water park and amusement park rides suitable for very young children. Balboa Park is one of the most famous tourist spots in San Diego. Besides the grand world-renown San Diego Zoo, which has one of the few locations to view pandas on the West Coast, it includes 14 museums, including a hands-on science museum suitable for kids and amazing gardens, all the while you are surrounded by Spanish mission architecture. In addition, near Balboa Park, you can also visit Sea World where you can learn about sea life close up, ride a Sesame Street or Manta Ray-themed amusement park ride and catch a great entertaining show with animals like dogs or dolphins. You may need a couple of days to explore it all.

In addition to these attractions, is the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park near Escondido, CA in Northern San Diego and the Midway museum, located on the USS Midway, a decomissioned World War II air craft carrier near the Gas Lamp district in downtown that just might be the best location to catch fireworks on July 4th.

There are special events to do with kids too, like the annual Comic-con in July and you can go to a Major League Baseball game and watch the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. There is simply so much to do in San Diego and this is why it is a great idea in our list of the 10 best vacation destinations for parents with young children.

National Parks in Utah

If your children are so small that they don’t need any entertainment, such as amusement parks and zoos, you can travel to visit the National Parks of Utah. Taking long strolls while enjoying the fresh air is what your baby will thank you for.

The views are so spectacular that the parents will find themselves walking around for hours while the child is safely seated in a stroller. All five National parks in Utah are located close to each other.

Montreal, Canada

While this destination is famous for its festivals, museums, and nightclubs families with young children have many things to do here as well. Young kids will be amazed by the animals at the Montreal Biodome.

They’ll love sitting in a special child seat while you are taking a bike ride along the city streets or the old port. Slightly older kids will enjoy a trip to the La Rode amusement park. Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium is bound to amaze them.

A Cruiseship

Cruise Ship, Source: Pexels

Source: Pexels

A cruise is a great vacation choice for families with toddlers. Cruise ships usually have large outdoor and indoor areas created specifically for children. Childcare and kids’ clubs are also available for parents, who want to enjoy some time alone.

Animated characters, cartoons, family shows, and more make a cruise ship a safe and exciting way to spend a vacation with young children.

Of all of these 10 best vacation destinations for parents with young children above, which is something you have done and which would you still like to do? Let us know with a comment below.


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