The Three Family Trips Every Family Should Take

Of all the family vacations, there are some that every family must take. Taking a trip with your family is a special way to come together, create lasting memories, and make up for lost time.


Time is something that can never be made up, so once it has passed, it’s over. You never can get time back. On the other hand, family, or the sense of family, is a powerful feeling that not everyone has. With family, you have a constant feeling of support and people you can create meaningful memories and experiences with.


If you’re a parent looking for magical family vacations online and want to create lasting memories for your loved ones, you’ll want to research these ideal destinations for your family trip.


Top Three Family Vacations 


Beach or Island Vacation


With both island and coastal options, the world is made up of countless exquisite beaches to choose from. Prepare for long days on the beach by packing plenty of sunscreens, beach towels, sand toys, snacks, and of course, a change of clothes. A beach vacation can be calm and relaxing with the kids playing with their toys while you read a book. A beach day can also be organized to include many activities like building sandcastles, enjoying a picnic, and of course, swimming. For adults, you can rent jet skis, go surfing and diving, or windsurfing and kite surfing to pass the day away. Then, at the end of the vacation, you can cap it off by renting a boat to cruise around all day.


Ski Vacation


Between lift tickets and the need for specialized equipment, a ski vacation can quickly become quite expensive. Therefore, a ski trip takes careful planning. The good news is that the majority of destination ski resorts cater to families. There are also exclusive resorts to consider! If you plan a large family ski trip, you can help cut cost by renting a condo or townhome. Besides the obvious of building snowmen, having snowball “fights,” or skiing, there are other family activities to try. Some snow-filled activities can include ice skating, snowboarding, or tubbing. For adults, try revving up a snowmobile or put the kids to bed and relax in a heated hot tub or pool. The best part is gathering around a fireplace and making s’mores as a family.  


Urban City Vacation


Maybe not as glamorous as an island destination or a mountaintop getaway; however, an urban city excursion can be exciting. Research the restaurants that the city may be famous for and eat there. Visit local family-friendly tourist attractions by signing up for a tour. The best tip for selecting an urban city destination is to choose a city that’s different from your own in culture.


Whether you’re planning a trip for a small family of four or doing a grand family reunion, Krabi tour by Simba Sea Trips is the perfect way to spend your family vacation. You can enjoy the beauty that nature has to offer that includes an all-inclusive package deal, while not having the stress to worry and plan.

About Christa Thompson

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Christa Thompson is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. She started traveling the world in 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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