Family Vacation Ideas
Create happy memories with your kids on your next family vacation. We'll help you choose a destination, give you lodging ideas, and make your travels stress-free with awesome activities for kids of all ages. Make this trip the one they'll talk about for years.
Cross these attractions off your family's bucket list before your child outgrows them. Your young ones will remember these trips forever.
Parents teamed up with Google Maps to create family-friendly road trips to some of the app's most-searched summer destinations and attractions. With low gas prices and loads of fun places to stop, there's never been a better way to see the country.
Find out which waterside escapes are real gems for families.
You will never be as exhausted (we hope!) as you are now -- and your baby will never be as portable. So even though travel with a tiny one is an adventure, this is a great time to escape. If only we could ensure a solid night's sleep during your stay!
Creative games to keep your kids busy on long road trips.
Fabulous parks, zoos, and museums make this city one of the best to visit with your family.
Dozens of attractions, wonderful weather year-around, and a great family vibe made this town one of Parents' best city vacation picks.
Real families rate their all-time favorite destinations around the country
Lots of family activities and pristine stretches of sand made this beach town one of Parents' top picks.
Groundbreaking technology at these venues around the country will fulfill your kid's vacation dreams.
Experience Atlantis Paradise Island and learn why it is a great destination for a family-friendly winter getaway or a vacation any time of the year.
Katie, age 11, gives us a look at what she did on her Disney cruise, which included exploring the ship's themed areas and playing on Disney's private island.
Mindy Walker, executive editor of American Baby, shares her secret weapon for Disney World success: Disney magic bands. The wristbands allow families to buy ice cream, sign up for a FastPass, and even get into the hotel room without having to carry any cards or cash.
These seaside getaways welcome water wings and diaper bags without skimping on the perks you remember from your pre-kid days.
When Parents set out to find the top zoos in the country, we identified 50 where kids can pet and often feed the wildlife. Then we narrowed it down to these leaders of the pack that your little tyke will love.
Pristine beaches, nature activities, and even nighttime sing-a-longs made this beach town one of Parents' top picks.
Looking for the perfect beach vacation? Parents' exclusive survey reveals the resorts where you can get awesome ocean views, nonstop family activities, and comfy rooms -- all at a price that won't leave you feeling burned. Plus: 10 runners-up we love too.
Cannonballs! Sailboat races! And...sand castles! We've teamed up with the travel gurus at TravelingMom.com to bring you six wonderful freshwater destinations that offer everything you love about lakes--with beaches to boot.
A boatload of fabulous, free attractions helped make the nation's capital one of Parents' best city vacation picks.
Lots of outdoor activities, a great food scene, and fabulous public transportation made this town one of Parents' best city vacation picks.
St. Pete's family-friendly attractions and loads of nature activities helped make it one of Parents top beach towns.
We plowed through dozens of snow-covered resorts to find ones with a flurry of activities for young kids--plus cool stuff for you, too!
Chilled-out or wild, far-flung or next door, a week or a weekend, lavish or on the cheap, these adventures away from home with the people you love are priceless. Ready to start planning? Look no further than the results of our annual travel survey.
In a new survey, most parents said they had no activities planned for their kids this summer. (We've got some ideas for you!)
Find your next dream vacation spot at one of Parents magazine's 2013 picks for the 10 best beach towns.