Going on vacation as a family doesn't have to cost a lot to make unforgettable memories with your kids. Whether you go by plane, train, or automobile, here are five destinations that you can visit with your family this year for a family vacation they'll remember forever.
The Grand Canyon
People from all over the world flock to the Grand Canyon year-round and it's no wonder why. Even young children can appreciate the massiveness of this wonder of the world. If you have time, do the hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. You'll feel dizzy at the bottom looking up, but it's worth it.
The obvious attraction to see in Anaheim is Disneyland and California Adventure. Whether you're a thrill ride family, into arts and culture, enjoy eating food from all over the world, or a good mix of all of the above, there's something for you at Disneyland.
Sand Hollow at Cedar City
In Southern Utah, you'll find a host of national parks that include majestic natural rock formations and shapes. Among these is one of the most popular parks in Utah, Sand Hollow at Cedar City. Sand Hollow is a 20,000-acre park that is a popular spot for boaters, bikers, and all-terrain vehicles. Kids will never forget the feeling of speeding through dunes of red rocks or the thrills they feel boating on pristine lakes. Nature has a calming effect on people and you'll find this to be the case at Sand Hollow perhaps more than anywhere else in the world.
One of the less-known, less-touristy vacation destinations available, Gulf Shores, Alabama has a variety of condo rentals, beach house rentals & family-friendly entertainment options. Fishing, nightlife, the beach, outstanding seafood, championship golf courses, wildlife areas and historic sites are all around.
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is one of the country's greatest sights. Your kids will love watching Old Faithful erupt. With all the hiking to do and the wildlife to spot, you and your children will go to bed every night tuckered out but still excited to get up the next day and see and do more.
There are many awesome locations all over the world that you can take your kids for an adventure of a lifetime. As long as you're together making memories, your vacation doesn't have to break the bank to be just as memorable.