US Destinations

Planning a stateside vacation? Check out some of our favorite destinations, including national parks, beaches, theme parks, and more crowd pleasers. Then use our itinerary planner to pull it all together.

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These Are the Most Kid-Friendly Cities to Visit in 2017
A new report breaks down the top family vacation spots this summer, including the top five cities to visit with tiny travelers in tow.
26 Vacation Spots for Families with Big Kids
Once you leave behind the world of strollers, naptime, and unpredictable tantrums, your family's travel possibilities explode. See where to seize the sunshine with your school-age kid.
4 Low-Key Florida Vacation Spots for Families
Discover the hidden magic of old Florida at one of these under-the-radar and perfect-for-families destinations. 
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!
Christmas at Gaylord National Resort
Katie, age 11, and her cousin went to the Gaylord National Resort in Washington, D.C. at Christmastime. They went on a scavenger hunt, saw Santa and other fun characters, and explored ICE!, an outdoor area with giant ice sculptures.
A Hotel Even a Mom Can Love
Yes, you can get a good night's sleep on your next vacation.
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More US Destinations

Our Favorite Family Getaways
Parents staffers have seen it all, from exotic escapes to cheap-and-charming beach towns. So, check out the vacation spots we like best.
Call of the Wild: Parents' 10 Best National Parks For Families
From glaciers to geysers to animals galore, there's plenty for your kids to see at our top picks from among the nation's 59 parks. Family-friendly trails and ranger programs also made these spots stand out.
The 10 Best Aquariums for Kids

In an exclusive Parents survey, we checked out the 60-plus aquariums around the country to find the ones that offer the most for families.