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.

Going to the Beach Actually Changes Your Brain for the Better, Says Science

If you needed another reason to plan a family trip to the beach, here you go. You're welcome!

FamilyFun's Top 12 Family Vacation Destinations

Real families rate their all-time favorite destinations around the country

The 10 Best Beaches for Families

Find out which waterside escapes are real gems for families.

The 2018 FamilyFun Travel Awards

Summer vacation. School breaks. Long weekends. Consider yourself booked. These 10 dreamy destinations--all voted in by moms and dads like you--promise amazing memories and fun for everyone. The 2018 travel awards are here!

8 Best Baby Getaways

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!

8 Fun Car Game Ideas

Creative games to keep your kids busy on long road trips.

5 Bucket-List Trips for Families

Hulas, glaciers, a certain amusement park. Parents readers told us the places you'd most like to take the family on vacation, and we're going to help you get there (on a budget!).

5 Under-the-Radar Island Escapes the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Consider a trip to one of these five unspoiled destinations that are redefining the family island getaway.

Disney World vs. Disneyland: Which Park Is Right for You?

Parents hit up family-travel experts to compare Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort in eight categories, from the eats to the entertainment. Get ready for the ultimate Disney smackdown!

Best Beach Resorts for Families

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.

The 10 Best Beach Towns for Families

These destinations deliver all the ingredients for a magical stay with the kids: pristine ocean water, nature activities, and a boatload of inland fun.

Why We Loved Our Disney Cruise

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.

Family Vacations: Atlantis Paradise Island

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.

10 Things to Do with Kids In San Diego, California

Dozens of attractions, wonderful weather year-around, and a great family vibe made this town one of Parents' best city vacation picks.

10 Things to Do with Kids In Chicago, Illinois

Fabulous parks, zoos, and museums make this city one of the best to visit with your family.

10 Things to Do With Kids in Washington, D.C.

A boatload of fabulous, free attractions helped make the nation's capital one of Parents' best city vacation picks.

Puerto Rico Vacation: Our Easy, Kid-Friendly Guide

In recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, this tropical paradise still proves an affordable escape rich in kid appeal for fun-loving families.

Travel to Europe on a Family Budget

Got big vacation dreams but a small bankroll? We'll show you how to go abroad without spending a bundle.

Farm Stay Vacation Spots for Families Around the Country

From a Louisiana crawfish farm to a Hawaiian coffee plantation, there's something for every family on this list of kid-friendly farm stays.

10 Trips to Take Before Your Kid Turns 10

Cross these attractions off your family's bucket list before your child outgrows them. Your young ones will remember these trips forever.

10 Things to Do with Kids in St. Pete Beach, Florida

St. Pete's family-friendly attractions and loads of nature activities helped make it one of Parents top beach towns.

10 Things to Do with Kids on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Pristine beaches, nature activities, and even nighttime sing-a-longs made this beach town one of Parents' top picks.

Hipster Haven Coachella Just Got Way More Mom-Friendly

The popular music and art festival is offering mom-friendly breastfeeding and pumping areas for the first time.

Why We Loved Our Royal Caribbean Cruise

Watch Julia, age 8, explain why she loved her time on her Royal Caribbean cruise. The kid-friendly ships offer character breakfasts, pools, live entertainment, and more.

Top 3 Things to Do in Charleston, South Carolina

Planning a trip to Charleston, South Carolina? Here are 3 family-friendly ways you can enjoy the Lowcountry.

Insider Tips: Make the Most of Your Disney Vacation

Navigating a Disney trip can be challenging -- especially when considering all your other little travellers tagging along. With our expert insider tips, you'll knock out stress and rock out your Disney vacay!