With little rascals running around, it can be a daunting task planning the holiday that you so desperately need!
Find out our top picks for the best destinations to please both adults and children alike…
It goes without saying that Florida is top of the list for the ultimate family holiday. The best part is – there’s something for everyone! Spend your days enjoying the main attractions, whizzing around on rollercoasters and making friends with your favourite movie characters. Spend your evenings relaxing with a cocktail or take a walk on one of Florida’s many pristine white sand beaches.
Florida is best known for its theme parks, but there’s plenty to do away from the madness and screams. Explore the city of Miami or travel up the coast to Fort Lauderdale where you’ll find bars, restaurants and boutique shops along Las Olas Boulevard.
Easily accessible and with an abundance of different things to see and do, Mexico is perfect for a long-haul getaway with the family. With the country’s collection of hotels and resorts, everything is on your doorstep. Think kids’ clubs, nightly family friendly entertainment and fussy child proof food thanks to all you can eat buffets serving everything from traditional cuisine to pizza and chips.
What’s more, feed your family’s curiosity by booking an excursion to the historic Chichen Itza, a Mayan City and UNESCA World Heritage Site, where you can explore the remains of an ancient civilisation.
Potentially the dream of every child, take your family on a trip to remember at Christmas and meet Santa Claus himself. There’s plenty to see and do at this magical location – see Santa’s workshop, go husky sledding and feed the reindeers! You can stay anywhere from hotels, log cabins and igloos under the stars.
It’s not just the kids who are in for a treat, Lapland is also home to relaxing spas where you can unwind after a busy day. What’s more, you’re in a prime location to tick something off the bucket list and witness the spectacular northern lights for yourself.
A little closer to home, Tenerife is a family favourite. With warm and mild climates all year round, Tenerife is only a 4 hour plane journey away. Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, so it’s no surprise that it’s packed with things to see and do. The island boasts Siam Park in Costa Adeji, which is said to be one of the world’s best water parks, with sections to cater for relaxation, families and adrenaline junkies.
If splashing around in the water park isn’t your thing, there’s also Loro Park Zoo, cable cars up active volcano Mount Teide or setting up for the day on one of the island’s many natural and man-made beaches.
Sometimes, there’s just no place like home. Holidays in the UK have seen a revival in recent years, with more families spending time in British holiday parks, cabins and cottages, rather than venturing further afield. While the weather isn’t always on our side, holidays in the UK are perfect for country walks, outdoor adventures and cosy nights in, not to mention the unlimited amount of things to do in cities over the country, such as London, York and Edinburgh.
The UK boasts thrilling theme parks, world-class zoos, breath-taking scenery and historical attractions for any era you could possibly be interested in – so, what are you waiting for?