By Helen Unwin
Summer is soon to be upon us and with this comes the difficult choice of where to go on holiday. For families the six weeks school holidays can be hard to fill, so parents want to make sure that the time they spend abroad on holiday is action packed for their children to enjoy. Every family is different and finding the top family holiday destinations can be tricky. Below we have listed some ideas to help you make your choice.
Disney is a failsafe option for families with young children, if you have children younger than school age then booking outside of the school holidays will save a fortune for this destination. When looking at hotels, there is a wide range of choice in and around the surrounding areas of the official Disney resort. Just by staying a few miles away from the resort you can make massive savings.
The rules for Menorca are the same for any package beach holiday to similar destinations – any holiday provider worth their salt now has a kids club to cater for the family market and keep youngsters entertained while parents can relax. The kids club is included in the cost of your package holiday and will ensure stress free time away.
Booking a family holiday to Hawaii ensure you have everything you need. Beautiful weather, dreamy ocean breezes, gorgeous beaches, fantastic hotels, shopping, surfing and for the golf lovers amazing golf courses. Two islands extremely popular for family holidays are Oahu and also Honolulu.
There are many areas of Mexico you could visit, but Cancun is the perfect place for family relaxation and fun. It is packed with a wide range of family friendly hotels, powdery white beaches, restaurants, and fun filled attractions.
Travelling to Europe will save money compared to further afield destinations, and there’s plenty to keep kids entertained if you research the area you’re visiting including great Disney hotel deals. One suggestion is Ardèche, where tourists can go on a donkey trail, leisurely walking distances of up to 10 miles a day, this self-guided trip with a four-legged companion to carry day packs and tired children is suitable for ages four and over.
Families with slightly older children who want none stop fun and activities could try sea kayaking in Croatia. Run from the car-free island of Kolocep, the trip includes five days of guided activities – after kayaking the blue cave of Kolocep and Sipan island you can get off for a stunning cycling trip
Kids who love animals will enjoy a trip to Madeira. A great excursion is one on board a privately chartered boat where you join a team of marine biologists for a day of whale- and dolphin-watching. Whilst on this excursion you also have a chance to spot some of Madeira’s amazing sea birds. This is a perfect holiday destination for budding marine biology enthusiasts.
Cave exploration in Bulgaria is a holiday that incorporates fun and activities, ensuring the kids are worn out every day by bed time! Rock climbing and a nights wild camping can be incorporated into your trip and give kids something special to tell their friends about when they arrive back home.
Norway might not spring to mind as the first destination for a family holiday but spectacular scenery and clean, fresh air coupled with activities such as skiing, cable cars and thundering waterfalls will keep youngsters entertained and make parents glad they chose this unusual destination for a break.
Those who wish to holiday a little closer to home can experience a fantastic family holiday in Scotland, where Edinburgh castle provides a little heritage and education, and Edinburgh zoo keeps things fun and entertaining. Blair Drummond safari park is another option for a fun filled day in Scotland, and Lake Loch Ness makes a spectacular sight parents won’t want to miss. Tell kids of the Loch Ness monster and watch their eyes fill with excitement as they keep their eyes out for a glimpse of her. Book early to get great Edinburgh hotel deals.
Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/6321054
See Also Parenting Articles by Dr. Randy Cale at www.TerrificParenting.com