Best Kids Vacations

Planning your next family vacation and trying to make it one of your “Best Kids Vacations” is always a challenge for parents.

Trying to come up with new places every year that the kids will love and looking for places that cater to kids without sacrificing what adults want can be hard work.

We do things a little different here at The Best Family Vacations Destinations we figure who better to help you decide where the best kid's vacation location is for you and your family, then kids themselves. Here you will find the best kids vacation destinations all approved and voted on by kids.

Kid approved swimming pools at travel hot spots across the United States.

Smugglers Notch Resort Vermont. This kids vacation retreat in the Green Mountains serves up all kinds of splashy fun with eight pools and a 6 acre fresh-water pond. The water fun includes slides, waterfalls, a Lily pad Walk and even a gigantic inflatable trampoline for launching into the pond.

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa San Antonio Texas. This resort boast a 4 acre water playground, where your family can float in inner tubes along the Ramblin’ River, then splash in the children’s pool or swim in one of the two pools separated by a waterfall or for more family fun try a watery game of basketball.

Nickelodeon family Suites by Holiday Inn Orlando Florida This family- themed resort makes a double splash on the best kid’s vacations swimming pools with two pool areas featuring slides, a 4 story water tower loaded with lots of fun water activities and daily poolside activities. If you are a fan of Nickelodeon slime and characters this is the resort for you.

Chula Vista resort Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. This resort has not one but two water parks, you heard right, one inside and one outside, making it easy to see why this resort made the list of top picks for best kid's vacation. The outdoor park boasts a lagoon, numerous waterslides, a wave pool and the tallest extreme waterslide in North America, The cyclone; at 48 feet tall and 268 feet long this is for the adventure seekers in your family. The indoor park is 80,000 square feet of massive slide fun all making this resort a great location for vacations with kids.

Best Kid's Vacation Hiking

The number one best kid’s vacation spot for hiking is Zion National Park, Utah. October is one of the best months to visit the Utah red rock masterpiece. With comfortable water temperatures and moderate stream flows fall is prime season to try your families hand at canyon exploring.

For the skilled and adventures family hikers there is a 16 mile trek into the gorge along the river, this route involves wading in the river a good portion of the time but gives back views of hidden cathedral like places most people will never see.

For the milder hiking family take the few minute walk inside a canyon, you may still get your feet a little wet in places but no wading.

The Runner up for best kid’s vacation hiking is Lava Beds National Monument, California. This location gets runner up because some of the more elaborate caves requiring ranger guided tour, such as the “Crystal Caves” are only for kids 12 and older. Families can hike up a cinder cone and head below ground to tour lava tube caves. The 47,000 acre park is more than just lava beds however; your family can enjoy wildlife viewing, Native American petroglyphs and miles of hiking trails.

Best Kids Vacation Affordable Skiing

Glenwood Springs Sunlight Mountain resort, Colorado, Glenwood Springs is a charming mountain town surrounded on all sides by the White River National Forest.

Many outdoor family activities are available here including, hiking, rafting, biking but is best known for its snow and swimming activities. This is the best kids vacation affordable skiing location, because of its ski swim and stay packages. These packages include lodging, lift tickets and admission to the hot springs pool and kids 12 and under stay and ski for free. The swimming portion of this town is an amazing hot springs pool cooled to 90 degrees and 107 degrees in the therapy pool. Can you say amazing family vacation destination?

Best Kids Vacation Beach Town

Sand stretching for miles, a rainbow of salt water taffy and 37 blocks of boardwalk fun all combine to make Ocean City, Maryland, the best kid’s vacation beach town in the United States.

Best Kids Vacation Family Beach resort

Honolulu’s Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa on famous Waikiki beach gets the vote for best kid’s vacation family beach resort. This 22 acre ocean front resort has the best of both worlds for parents and kids; tropical gardens, waterfalls and a full service spa for the adults and 7,000 square feet of Super pool, waterslides and miles of sandy beach for the kids.

Best Kids Vacation Country Escape

For unplugged (no television) families only, is the Tyler Place family resort in Vermont. This resort is located on Lake Champlain and offers all inclusive family vacation packages. This resort has something for every age in your family from learning to wind surf or water ski to playing in the lakeside pool, waterslides and Lake Trampoline, spa treatment, parent’s night out, 165 acres of country meadows and woods and much, much more all making this a great vacation for kid’s destination.

Now we have given you some ideas for vacations with kids and our kid approved best kids vacation locations, it is time for you to start planning your families best kids vacation.

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