The family vacation seems to become more important as every year passes. With ever increasing pressures at work, and school, family time is constantly stretched and the family holiday provides the perfect opportunity for everyone to have some down time and bond more like a family.
This makes the decision on where to take a holiday that much more critical; decisions need to be made based on the type of holiday your family enjoys, and the activities in which you want to participate.
The purpose of this article is to try and give you some assistance by recommending some of the best family holiday destinations. As with all holidays, it is important before traveling to have proper travel insurance and if you are visiting Europe make sure to bring your European Health Insurance Card, as you never know when illness can strike.
Top 5 Family Vacation Destinations
1 Orlando Florida – It won’t surprise anyone reading this that Orlando comes in as our number one recommendation. While it is certainly not a cheap holiday, it is an opportunity to make memories that will last a lifetime. In our opinion, any child from about the age of three and up will enjoy the trip, and with the many theme parks available, the older kids will also enjoy the experience.
2 Barcelona Spain – With good weather virtually guaranteed, lots of historical cultures, and stunning beaches, Barcelona provides a little bit of everything. There are lots of sporting activities available, or if you prefer simply sit and soak up the sun and play together in the pool.
3 London United Kingdom – For families that like to be busy and to soak up the local culture than London is hard to beat. With thousands of years of tradition, culture, pomp, and circumstance, there is always plenty to see and do. London is not what you would call a relaxing holiday, so be prepared to be on your feet for the majority of the day, but it is certainly a wonderful experience that will be enjoyed by every member of the family, and the accents are pretty amazing as well.
4 Dublin Ireland – Dublin is one of the most amazing cities in the world, and is certainly one of the friendliest. You can visit the factory where Guinness is made, collect a few shamrocks, and enjoy a bit of the craic as the Irish call it. For anyone with Irish roots, Dublin provides an incredible window into your personal history, and the food is delicious.
5 Jamaica Caribbean – No list of amazing family destinations would be complete without a Caribbean holiday. With beautiful beaches, crisp blue oceans, and guaranteed sun, Jamaica ticks all of the boxes, in most cases, you might even struggle to get your kids to come home.
There are so many amazing places to visit across the world, but in our humble opinion, any of the above destinations will provide your family with a fantastic time, that everyone will remember forever.