Your kids are only young once so it makes sense that you want to plan an unforgettable family holiday with them. Here are 5 stunning destinations that you can go.
The Peak District, UK
Peak District National Park is in Central England and is a great place to go on a trip with your family. You can visit the Pavilion Gardens which are 23 acres of beautiful Victorian gardens on the banks of the river Wye. Make sure that you take a ride on the cable car and to view the stunning panoramic scenery of the dramatic limestone gorge. Go for a walk at the Padley Gorge Circular Trail which takes about two hours and has plenty of stops along the way. Be sure to visit the Chatsworth Farmyard and Adventure Playground where you can learn about farming. You should also visit Poole’s Cavern & Country Park that is filled with beautiful nature.
Okinawa Islands, Japan
Japan is an incredible holiday destination, and it will provide amazing memories for you and your children. Okinawa Islands are a part of the larger Ryukyu Islands and they are located between the Amami Islands of Kagoshima and Sakishima Islands of Okinawa. Visit the Naminoue Shrine, a Shinto Shrine atop a cliff overlooking the Naminoue beach. You can visit Lake Man, a wetland and covers an area of 11 kilometres, and stroll through the park and see wildlife. Explore the history of the Okinawa people in the Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters. Make sure to spend at least a day at the Toyosaki Rainbow Park which offers a playground for kids, ball courts and a park.
The Inside Passage, Alaska
You can take your family on an Inside Passage cruise in Alaska and watch the sheer beauty this country has to offer. The cruise ship travels through the wildlife filled fjords which are natural habitats of bald eagles, sea lions and whales. You can visit the Glacier Bay National Park that has towering glaciers and breath-taking views. Be sure to indulge in water activities such as kayaking and paddle boating. Some of the cruises offer inland visits and you can visit the village of Kake and see a 132 foot pole with totes dancing that tells a story about the natural world. Take part in guided yoga on a beach or on the deck of your ship to experience tranquillity in this beautiful area. Exploring Alaska can be quite expensive, but you can find ways to explore on a budget here.
Finland is a country in Europe that borders Sweden, Norway and Russia and is a popular destination for family holidays. You can visit the capital Helsinki which is known for activities such as island hopping, kayaking and boat tours. You can visit the Santa Claus Village, a year round Christmas amusement park in Rovaniemi in the Lapland region, where you can meet Santa, his elves and see an igloo hotel. The Linnanmäki is a popular amusement park with over 50 rides and roller coasters and a tower with panoramic views. You can also visit Moomin World, a lively cartoon based kids’ theme park that will be enjoyable to people of all ages.
Kerala is located in the south western part of India and is a great place to go on a family vacation. It has a diverse terrain from tea gardens to canals that flow throughout the state. You can stay on a house boat with modern amenities and spend your time travelling through the canals where you can view the stunning natural beauty this state has to offer. Make sure that you visit the stunning Periyar National Park where you can see animals like elephants, sambar deer, leopards and tigers. Be sure to visit the amusement park Vismaya which offers land and water rides that the whole family will love. The Athirapally Waterfalls are a great place to enjoy trekking and a picnic lunch.
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