Many vacation fun spots cater to the family and make sure there is something everyone will love to see and do. The perfect vacation for a family is one that involves the smallest member all the way to the oldest and there are plenty of vacation destinations that fit the bill.
Many family vacation spots mix learning with fun activities and Williamsburg, Virginia is one of them. Colonial Williamsburg is a town set in the 1770s, right before the start of the American Revolution. Actors dress in period costumes and show visitors what life was like in early America.
While visiting Williamsburg, take time out to visit nearby Busch Gardens, a large theme park with rides, shows, food and fun that takes you all over the world. The park is set up in different areas all relating to small European hamlets in Germany, Italy, France, Ireland, Scotland and England. Children’s areas are a visit to see Sesame Street characters and the Land of Dragons. Jack Hanna’s Wild Reserve is in the park and visitors can see eagles, parrots, wolves and other animals in the reserve.
Water Country USA is open during the summer months. This water park has a wave feature and many water rides that will thrill anyone over 48 inches high. There is a kid splash zone with slides and water cannons that will keep little kids happy.
Atlantis Resort Bahamas
Atlantis Resort is located on Paradise Island near Nassau and is a premier family fun spot for those that love swimming and beaches. It is a 140 acre water park with pools, waterfalls and aquariums. Slide down a slide from the top of a five story Mayan Temple or tame the Power Tower that challenges with several slides that go up and down. Float down the river, through rapids and through caves in the river float. The resort is a casino and has a spa, restaurants and opportunities for shopping for the whole family.
Take a cruise on the Disney Cruise Line that will thrill the smallest member of the family, teens and adults. Enjoy the entertainment on the ship that includes live shows, theater, and movies. Participate in family activities like karaoke, deck parties or meet some of the Disney characters. Splash around in one of the pools or play games. Disney Cruise Lines go to several ports of call including Alaska and California, Bahamas, Canada and New England, the Caribbean, Europe, Mexican Riviera, Panama Canal and a Transatlantic cruise.
Orlando Florida provides some of the most extensive family vacations on the earth today. Visit Universal Orlando and see the Islands of Adventure, Harry Potter Theme Park, the E.T. Adventure, Shrek Adventure, Revenge of the Mummy attraction, and Suess Landing. Walt Disney World include the Magic Kingdom is suitable for small children while EPCOT, a science center is great for older children and adults.
Hollywood Studios appeal to the whole family as does the Animal Kingdom. There are also two waterparks and 22 resorts all with different themes and many activities. Orlando has many other attractions from which to choose including Gatorland, Orlando Science Center, Skyventure Orlando and a Titanic exhibition.