Top 10 Vacation Ideas To Spend Quality Time With Family

Aug 13, 2014 by     No Comments    Posted under: Blog


The the many demands for a good life and stable family living, one has to work so hard in order to fend for the whole pack. Sometimes, we tend to sacrifice some family bonding time in order to attend to the numerous responsibilities that the world demands of us. Feeling like you’re missing out on some family bonding time? Fret not. When you get the chance to take a day off from the hustle and bustle of real life, take your family out to these ten vacation destinations and make up for the lost time with smiles and fun!

Great Sand Dunes National Park

 Camping at the Dunes from OakleyOriginals

Camping at the Dunes from OakleyOriginals

For the camping adventure of a lifetime that the kids will love and at the same time give you some relaxing time, you should come on down to the Pinyon Flats Campground located within great Sand Dunes National Park. It is located at Mosca, Colorado and is packed with sand dunes that rise up to about seven hundred and fifty feet, known as the tallest of its kind in North America. Here, you will find thirteen thousand foot peaks, ancient forests, alpine lakes, lush wetlands, tundra and many more natural wonders that are just fun to explore along with the family. The kids would love spending some time at the Medano Creek and engage in activities such as floating and swimming. Be warned though. There are some instances that black bears would appear so you should store you food inside bear-proof containers.

For hotel bookings and reservations near Mosca, Colorado, click here.

For car rentals in Colorado, click here.

 

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

 DSC04485 from Wyscan

DSC04485 from Wyscan

How fun would it be if you took your family to a vacation destination where you could act like explorers? Here at the Atlantis Resort and Casino, your kids would feel like they just travelled through time to a lost civilization and explore themselves away. The Resort gives off the feel of an infamous lost continent that’s packed with intriguing and adventurous characteristics designed for fun and excitement. Your family could swim with the dolphins, engage in a circus clown training and even get to sleep in trees for the ultimate real-life resort activities! Full of fun, games and excitement, your family will surely have a blast spending a vacation here at the Atlantis Resort and Casino.

For hotel bookings and reservations at Atlantis Resort and Casino, click here.

For flights to Nevada, click here.

 

Alpine Meadows Ski Resort

 Waiting to go down from christopher.berry

Waiting to go down from christopher.berry

Located in Tahoe National Forest, the Alpine Meadows Ski Resort is known to have a relaxing feel to its establishment and likewise a thrilling characteristic because of its open Boundary Policy. They are open through the months of mid-November through may and gives tourists traveling with family the pleasure of engaging in activities such as skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and winter hiking by the mountains and back bowls. The bunch of you will experience a thrilling experience as you slide down the snowy slopes of the mountains and feel one with nature as you and the kids trail off through the trees on a hiking trip.

For hotel bookings and reservations at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, click here.

For flights to California, click here.

 

Club Med

 Club Med 2007 - 150 from Ed Yourdon

Club Med 2007 – 150 from Ed Yourdon

Club Med is an all-inclusive resort company that has around eight properties all over the world that is designed specifically for those vacationing with their families. The best one is that located in Greece. They offer a wide variety of activities for the kids and the adults alike. They even have a Club Med Baby Welcome Program that would provide services and amenities equipped to accommodate an infant such as cribs, changing tables, baby baths, bottle warmers and everything that you would need to fend for the new member of the family. There are also microwaves, blenders, and kid seats in restaurants so you could still feel at home even when traveling with your family. He kids will love activities such as face painting, games, puppet shows, arts and crafts, pajama parties and many more fun activities that are best for the little ones aged under three years. For the older kids, there is also the Mini Club Med Program for the four to ten years old, programs for teens as well that allow them to engage in activities such as jewelry making, sound making and even graffiti work in exclusive areas designed primarily for the young adults. If you wish to spend some quality time with your fellow parent, there is also the Siesta Club where you can leave your children to have their own fun time. There are also kid meals and tiny diners to cater to any type of eating time.

For hotel bookings and reservations at Club Med Athenia, click here.

For flights to Athens, click here.

 

Dreams Cancun Resort and Spa

 Dreams spa and resort from katedubya

Dreams spa and resort from katedubya

Spend some quality family time at the tropical atmosphere of the Caribbean at the Dreams Cancun Resort and Spa. They are a luxury resort that is attractive for those who are traveling with family. They have the Explorer’s Club to entertain the little ones aged from three until twelve with science and nature projects as well as tons of games and activities such as a camping adventure on the beach. For the adults, you can spend some relaxing time at the first-class spa, have a fine dining date and indulge with kids for some land and water sports. The best part of the resort is the Dolphinarium located within a gleaming lagoon where five dolphins swim around. If you will book for the dolphin-view rooms, you will be able to have a clear view of these creatures swimming along from your terrace. You may also swim with them through the Dolphin Experience activity.

For hotel bookings and reservations at Dreams Cancun Resort and Spa, click here.

For flights to the Caribbean, click here.

 

Kalypso Cretan Village

 Kalypso Cretan Village from Luigi Rosa has moved to Ipernity

Kalypso Cretan Village from Luigi Rosa has moved to Ipernity

Want to completely escape the urban life and take your family to the most awesome getaway like you were just galaxies away from the urban life? Come on down to Kalypso Cretan Village which is an all-inclusive resort found in Crete. While visiting here, you can engage in activities such as scuba diving and a couple of water sport choices with matching breathtaking views. This area was once a favorite pirate spot where the pirates would try to conceal their vessels. Nowadays, it’s the perfect place for swimming and sunbathing. Truly, this escape paradise will provide you with the tranquil family time without an interruption and feel like you and your family just got your very own paradise away from home.

For hotel bookings and reservations at Kalypso Cretan Village, click here.

For flights to Crete, click here.

 

Orlando Walt Disney World

 DSC_0342 from DanWendell

DSC_0342 from DanWendell

Now, whose kids wouldn’t love Disney, eh? Here at Orlando- Walt Disney World, your kids would really hug you tight and say, “Thank you for this Mommy/Daddy”! There is no better place in the United States that celebrates childhood than here in Orlando. The kids will love the views of the light off Epcot Center’s Spaceship Earth, or sip Butterbeer from the movie Harry Potter for the adults, witness the soaring heights of Shamu’s flips from the movie Believe, and many, many more would make the whole family feel like they are living the movies in this awesome place. Here, you will realize that, Disney is not just for the kids but the adults can enjoy as well! You can even go golfing at the downtown city for some adult to adult time.

For hotel bookings and reservations at Orlando Walt Disney World, click here.

For flights to Orlando, click here.

 

Great Wolf Lodge

 IMG_7276 from lam_chihang

IMG_7276 from lam_chihang

Known as North America’s largest family indoor water park resort, the Great Wolf Lodge is definitely the place to go to maximize the fun in your family vacation! It is the one place where, no matter what the weather is, would still give visitors the ultimate fun as you soak, swim or play within the premises. There are thrilling water slides and zero-depth entry for the little ones to enjoy at! The place really caters to both the young and old that will leave your kids to not want to leave. If you’ve had your fill of the water park, the ladies and daughters can get an ice-cream themed manicure at the Scoops Kid Spa before you head for the Grand Lobby for some nightly Story Time.

For hotel bookings and reservations at Great Wolf Lodge – Niagara Falls, click here.

For flights to Canada, click here.

 

Central House Family Resort

 Moving at Speed! from Jocey K

Moving at Speed! from Jocey K

Does your family have that country side that you want to flourish during a family getaway? Head on down to the Central House Family Resort and experience the country living with tons of fun, sultry food and a relaxing family bonding time. It is not only ideal for family vacations but also for special banquets, spring or fall weddings, family barbeques or just a simple outdoor tranquil experience. While staying here, you can enjoy activities such as tractor dawn hay rides, moonlit bonfires by the lake, relax at the outdoor heated activity pool, leisure at the Giant Outdoor Spa, go paddle boating, kayaking, fishing, engage in sports such as volleyball, tennis, softball, horse pitching, ping pong and basketball, play shuffleboard, groove at the Country Square Dancing, be serenaded by bands and DJs, sing your hearts out to karaoke, witness magic happen with the magicians, participate in shows and theme nights, play bingo, or just let the kids enjoy the playground.

For hotel bookings and reservations at Central House Family Resort, click here.

For flights to Pennsylvania, click here.

 

Chole Mjini Lodge

 IMG_8119.jpg from siamjack

IMG_8119.jpg from siamjack

Located in Africa, the Chloe Mjini Lodge has magnificent tree houses that has a room and gives the family a very nice view of the African environment. It is one of the most original small lodges located in Tanzania. Just off the coast of Mafia Island on Chloe Island, the premises will make you feel like you escaped to paradise to spend some quality time with the family and give the kids a little adventure sleeping on top of the trees. Truly, spending some family time here would bring the kids to believe that they are living their very own night stories like that of Peter Pan and the Lost Boys’ haven.

For hotel bookings and reservations at Chloe Mjini, click here.

For flights to Africa, click here.



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