Top Family Vacation Spots
vacation can be a very stressful
task. Especially if you
are planning a trip with your
entire family! You wish
for the whole family to enjoy so
you must pick a place that all
will enjoy. But how and
where would you go? There
are many wonderful vacation
spots for the family that can be
found right here in the United
States. Let us now
consider 3 of America's top
rated places to visit.
Walt Disney World
Families from all over the world migrate to Orlando, Florida in search of a magical adventure. Walt Disney World consists of four huge theme parks; Magic Kingdom, Epcot, MGM Studios and the Animal Kingdom. The Magic Kingdom is a colossal fun factory. A family could spend hours having fun there. Kids love it and parents enjoy the nostalgic feel of being a "kid again". MGM Studios puts you in the driver's seat to fun and excitement untold. Get on the rides of your favorite movies, for instance, Back to the Future.
They have many new rides this
year so check it out!
your trip to Walt Disney World,
you must take into consideration
the time of year when you will
be going. If you plan to
go during summer vacation, plan
on being there with thousands of
other families who had the same
idea. Heat can be a
problem in the hot summer months
as well. Remember that
food inside the theme park can
be very expensive so plan to eat
enough just to hold you over for
dinner. Make sure that the
kids are aware of this as well.
If they realize that they may
have to skip dessert if they get
that big bag of popcorn, they
may reconsider. As with
every vacation, advanced
planning and a good schedule
accounts for a successful
Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park
Every 76 minutes, Old Faithful faithfully puts on a show. She shoots over 8,000 gallons a steaming hot water into the sky. Park rangers have measured this ascension to be some 150 feet! What a tremendous display of natural power! You and your family will enjoy this natural wonder. Old Faithful is one experience that is remembered forever. If not in the eyewitness, then in the second hand accounts passed down from him. The family as a whole will enjoy this beautiful display. The best time to visit the Old Faithful geyser would be in late summer to early fall. This way, you will beat the summer crowd and also beat the winter chill. Regardless of what time you visit, the Old Faithful geyser is sure to leave a lasting impression on your heart.
The Grand Canyon, Arizona
Canyon is a natural wonder that
is not only awe-inspiring, but
also humbling. Visiting
the Grand Canyon can be an
enlightening experience for the
whole family. Plan well
when you visit the Grand Canyon!
The best time to visit the
Canyons would be the spring or
fall. The weather is
agreeable for all and the area
is inviting. But if you
must travel in the summer time
it is important to remember that
while the temperatures at the
North and South Rims are in the
mid seventy or eighties, the
temperature on the canyon floor
soars well over 120 degrees
If you plan on traveling to the canyon floor, either by jeep, mule or by foot, please prepare for intense heat in the summer time. Also keep in mind that these extreme temperatures on the canyon floor are very unsafe for children. Here's a tip: Although the North Rim is closed during the months of late October to March, the South Rim is open and it's discounted! It may be chilly, but you will have a marvelous time when traveling to the Grand Canyon during these months.
Grand Canyon National Park offers many canyon touring adventures. You can book a jeep, a helicopter, a bus, a train and even a mule. The mule rides are of such high demand that you must book your spot well over a year in advance! If you are like most and wish to see the spectacular views, head over to the North Rim. There you will find peace and tranquil environments, beautiful and breathtaking scenery and not so many tourists! For a memorable experience to for all time, take an overnight mule ride to Phantom Ranch. It's guaranteed to impress a cherished memory in your mind.
Of course there are many other vacation spots in the United States to visit, but we've just named the top three that have been ranked time and time again as the all time favorite vacation spot. Vacationing is fun, exciting and good medicine for the whole family. Planning a road trip to these destinations can strengthen the bond even more, giving your family time to converse with one another. Nothing beats good quality time spent with the family. And when your vacation is combined with good and wholesome experiences, you and your family will remember it for years to come.
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