Summer is quickly approaching, which means school will be out and it’ll be time for a family vacation! Have no fear, you don’t have to travel too far to get the full vacation experience. Whether you are looking for adventure,
an escape to nature or a fun city to tour, we’ve got you covered!
If taking a picture with the bean isn’t enough to make you want to go to Chicago, the deep dish pizza should be! Indulge in the pizza, ride the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier or attend a Chicago Cubs game. The Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the oldest in the nation and an attraction you must visit. There is more than enough to do in the Windy City!
Another unforgettable family staycation is our nation’s capital! Full of free museums, excellent food and national monuments, Washington D.C has so much to explore. To name a few: National Air and Space Museum, Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens, Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial. Not only will this family trip be entertaining but will also give your family a closer look to the nation’s history!
Yosemite National Park is full of beautiful natural treasures. With the tallest waterfall in North America, giant sequoia trees and grand meadows, this park is the perfect way to remind your family of the importance of nature. One of the biggest highlights of the park is El Capitan, which is one of the largest formations of granite and also one of the most photographed! Your family will be in awe of the natural beauty and possibly not want to leave Yosemite National Park.
The Grand Canyon should be on every family’s vacation list! Its beauty will make a lasting impression on both kids and adults. The magnificent canyon is 277 miles long, carved by the Colorado River and full of adventure. Whether you choose to visit it by car, train, helicopter or by foot, your family will truly enjoy this iconic national park.
If adventure is what you seek, nothing is more thrilling than the amusement parks of Orlando. The Disney parks are fun for the whole family, and will transport you into a world unlike any other. Incredible rides, shows and memories abound in this truly magical place. Plus, be sure to check out Universal Studios or SeaWorld for more adventure and excitement!
If luck is on your side, look no further than Las Vegas for your next adventure. Not only are there famous casinos and breathtaking performances located on the strip, but a short trip can lead you to a hot air balloon ride to see Red Rock Canyon, dune buggy racing around Nellis Dunes, zip lining in Bootleg Canyon, or wild west horseback riding along the Ol’ Spanish trail. Excitement can be found around every corner in Las Vegas!