Going on a family vacation must be planned to the tiniest detail and preferably 4-6 months in advance. This will ensure you can put all of the unexpected situations under control prior to the trip. If you have two or more children the entire vacation along with the planning will concern checking many more details, acquiring more money and looking for the most affordable deals early at the beginning of the year if you want to have time to book everything in time and potentially make a few changes along the way.

Plan early for best deals

Starting to plan your family vacation as early as March is a good idea because you can get great deals this early in the year. Booking a hotel will be much easier rather than trying to find available accommodation two weeks prior to your trip. Picking out a destination, looking for flight deals, searching for the most appropriate child-friendly hotels and resorts should be on top of the list and make sure you have all the necessary information before booking your desired accommodation.

family beach


For all the lovers of mesmerizing beaches, Hawaii is a must-visit destination this summer. Not only will you be able to witness some of the most captivating sceneries and soak up the sun on the gorgeous beaches, but you’ll also have plenty of dining and shopping options in Waikiki, Oahu. Therefore, start looking for the best flight deals or even better find reliable air charter service that will offer you a great deal for your family vacation and transport you to your destination safely and with the utmost comfort.

The kids will have plenty of fun attractions to visit, such as the local zoo and aquarium. If your kids are too small, then Waikiki is perfect for you, offering you beachfront lagoons where the youngest can enjoy the saltwater without being splashed by the big waves. Outdoor luaus, traditional food, Polynesian dancing, and music, along with fire dancers are just some of the evening entertainment you’ll be able to enjoy at this exotic destination.

Nassua Bahamas


If exotic destinations have been in your calendar for the previous years as well, then you might have paid a visit to the capital of Bahamas, Nassau, but if you want to make your next trip to this paradise island worthwhile, then taking the less traveled road will be an amazing idea. The Out Islands of Bahamas offers a remarkable vacation experience where you can also bring your little one(s) and not worry about a thing.

To make sure you’ve truly experienced a Bahamian way of life, pack extra swimsuits and enjoy a spectacular Abacos’ endless water activities and paddleboard, swim, snorkel and go boating with your entire family. Be sure to visit Green Turtle Cay to get to know a little bit about the history of the colonial settlement of New Plymouth alongside sunbathing on this gorgeous island.

Costa Rica jungle

Costa Rica

Have you always wanted to try surfing, zip-lining, and kayaking? If so, Costa Rica is the best place to explore all of the exciting activities and splash in the clear turquoise waters of the pristine ocean. Offer your bundles of joy an unforgettable vacation and bring them to see some of the most fascinating wildlife in Costa Rica. From hundreds of bird species to sloths and monkeys, you’ll have an array of beautiful birds and animals right on your doorstep.

Enjoy the GoPro-worthy action and bring your 10-year-olds to mountain biking, zip-lining, and whitewater rafting or simply walk with them across hanging bridges high in the canopies. Manuel Antonio National Park is home to hundreds of species of mammals and birds. Sloths, toucans, and monkeys are just some of the lovely animals you may encounter on your walk through the national park.

Caman islands

Cayman IslandsCayman Brac, Little Cayman and Grand Cayman are all the spots that families love to go to on their vacations. It is by far the best spot for the ones looking for a chill Caribbean vibe filled with getting to know the culture and history of the foreign land as well as endless beach time. Your children will be thrilled to snorkel with wild stingray and get the chance to touch and feed them, so don’t miss out on going on an excursion to Stingray City.

Grand Cayman will offer you an amazing experience of swimming with the turtles, spotting some of the most captivating waterfalls and learning more about the island at the Cayman Island National Museum. 3-D displays, videos and murals will allow you to soak up all the natural and cultural history to the fullest.

Final thoughts

Family vacations are the best opportunity to bond and make memories that you’ll share for a lifetime. However, it’s essential that you start planning the vacation on time and choose wisely so that an entire family can enjoy the destination and have the time of their lives.

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Audrey Taylor

Audrey Taylor was born in San Francisco, and moved to Adelaide at the age of five. Marketer researcher and social media manager on hold, full - time mommy of a cheerful two-year-old. Graduated from Queensford college, worked in a couple of marketing agencies across Australia, eager to learn more about business and share her experiences. Traveled across Europe. Her hobbies include: home decor, fashion, travel, music, old movies.
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