Working out where to go or what to do with your children can be difficult. For some people it is easy, just reminiscing over past holidays, and deciding on a location to take their children, where they have once been. For others though, deciding on a somewhere to take your children can be a tricky situation. If you haven’t really traveled all that much before, you have a decision to make, not just for you but also for your family! Below is a list of holiday examples that are best suited to your children and your family:
1. We will start with the most obvious of the lot! Disney World! Yes probably the most popular destination to take any family on holiday, and for obvious reasons. This is a child’s dream, and with endless fun and adventures to be had, boredom is almost impossible. The local hotels around or inside Disney cater extremely well for families, and the staff are very good with looking after you! Disney offers a lot for your children, but also for you as parents as well. Time to bond and learn how your child reacts with such a lively atmosphere, means that you can guess what they might like to do next year, or where they might fit in!
2. Adventure holidays are something for those of you looking to spend some time outside! Why not try traveling to Ardeche in France! Perfect for those of you that want to try your hand at kayaking or canoeing around the southern most beautiful region of France. The place to stay when you travel here are the Self Catered Chalets. There are plenty of opportunities for you and family to go camping and explore the great out doors.
3. Cruise Holidays: Sounds unusual, but cruising holidays are very popular with families. There are some cruise ships dedicated to supply a whole host of different items for people of all ages to enjoy. Parents can enjoy the late night shows and meals; children can enjoy the pools and entertainment around the ship itself.
4. The International House Swap! OK not a destination, more of a holiday idea, and usually one that works very well. Find another family that wants to go on holiday around the same area you live, and somewhere you want to go where they live! A simple house swap and all you need to do is pay for air fares and keep the houses tidy. This way you can also take a longer trip without having to pay extra, and generally speaking these holidays work best for families, because of the security involved. Being able to stay in a house rather than a room or a villa, and being left with a great amount of local knowledge really comes in handy!
Mark Cronin works with a Maldives holidays tour operator, and specializes in holidays for families elsewhere around the world!