The reason for bringing kids a long when traveling is to enable them release the stress of everyday life and learn new things. As a result, Jimmy G. from Techy Ninjas once mentioned on his blog that it is always important to choose a destination (like Costa Rica, his favorite) with attractions and activities that will interest and challenge them while also giving you the chance to have fun. In case you need inspiration for a kid friendly vacation, below are some of the best places to travel with kids.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Jackson Hole boasts a world class ski resort and the Grand Teton National Park. Here, there are so many outdoor activities that you will indeed be spoilt for choices. You can travel on a tube at the Snow King Resort, raft at the Snake River, visit the magical ice castle, enjoy ice skating at the Toton Village or just watch the animals at the park. The activities are recommended for kids aged six to sixteen years old.
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ideal for kids aged five to eleven years old; this tiny state park in Texas features some of the world’s best preserved dinosaur tracks. Apart from just walks in the huge dinosaur footprints in the Paluxy River, you can also enjoy a covered wagon tour, biking along the trails, fishing and visiting museums in the Texas Dinosaur Capital, Glen Rose. You can camp at the park or book accommodation at the nearby suites.
Glacier National Park
The Glacier National Park features one of America’s few remaining glaciers. Here, there are lots of sights, sounds and activities to keep the kids happy and active. You can go hiking at The Going-to-the-Sun Road. The Glacier Park red bus tours drives kids around to see wildlife from a safe distance. You can also rent canoes, kayaks or take boat rides to the glacial lakes. At the adjacent dog friendly Paws up Resort, you can also get helicopter tours of the glacier.
Apart from the places listed above, there are several other interesting kid-friendly destinations that you should also check out including Riviera Maya, Millennium Park, Miami Beach, The Mile High City, Disney World, The Black Hills, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and The Space Coast. Nevertheless, choosing the best places to travel with kids requires that you perfectly understand your kids’ interests and abilities.