A 2017 survey revealed 70% of families would “very likely” travel with their children in the next 12 months.
Theme parks, beaches, and road trips top the list of favorite family vacations. Cultural attractions and city vacations are also near the top.
Are you looking for an unforgettable adventure for your next family vacation? There are so many awesome places for kids and adults alike. Find your inner child and take the kids on a vacation they’ll always remember.
There are so many great family adventures waiting for you. Try one of these 5awesome destinations for your next vacation.
Banning Mills Zipline Tour, Whitesburg, GA
Whether flying or driving, take your gadgets to keep the kids busy while you get there. But then watch them leave the tech behind for these fun family adventures.
Are the kids ready for a zip line? Historic Banning Mills in Whitesburg, Georgia has one of the longest zip line canopy tours in the country.
There are about 10 miles of zip lines and sky bridges. As you’re soaring through the trees, you’ll go past the Old Banning ruins. Take a 100-foot power free fall after climbing 10 stories up.
There’s no age limit, but kids must weigh at least 50 pounds for the Forest tour. For all other tours, they must weigh 90 pounds or more. The Forest tour is $49 per person.
The Shepherd of the Hills Adventure Park
A ropes course tests both physical and mental strength. Take your kids on this challenging outdoor course that stands high above the ground. After your adventure check out nearby Inspiration Tower.
The park is in the beautiful Ozark Mountains. The area was the setting of Harold Bell Wright’s famous 1907 novel, The Shepherd of the Hills. There’s plenty of fun waiting for you here, and the prices are reasonable. Read more.
South Dakota’s Custer State Park
Visit Mount Rushmore and then head 40 minutes south to Custer State Park. Set in the Black Hills, the park offers loads of outdoor fun.
Take a swim, go fishing, Kayak, hike or men’s bike ride. Do the kids love horses? Take them horseback riding. You can go year round, but the water system shuts down from October through April.
The Grand Canyon
The views from the top of the Grand Canyon are unparalleled. If your kids are 8 or older, the Grand Canyon can’t be beaten for family adventures.
Take the kids whitewater rafting or ride in a helicopter. You can walk out on the glass-bottom Skywalk at Eagle Point that’s 4,000 feet above the canyon! Get your cameras ready.
Does your family prefer city adventures? Try the Windy City of Chicago. Summer offers a dazzling array of options. Take the family biking on the Lakefront Trail. It’s easy to do with Chicago’s women’s bike-share system.
Take a walk on The 606, an elevated rail line that’s now a recreational path. Looking for something more educational? Take an architecture cruise. Check out the Lincoln Park Zoo for free.
And don’t forget the famous Cloud Gate sculpture, known locally as “The Bean.” It’s in Millenium Park and is one of Chicago’s most well-known icons.
Family Adventures Galore
From state parks to historic settings, so many family adventures await! For the fearless, try ropes courses and zip lines. For extraordinary views, head to the Grand Canyon.
If you’re looking for a city adventure, try Chicago. There are so many options, and many family attractions are free. What are you waiting for? Looking for more? Find lots of informative travel information here.