From Aruba to USVI, we’ve handpicked five hotels we know deliver a family vacation to remember.
Elevating children’s experiences is a priority at many hotels and resorts as that crowd grows increasingly sophisticated, but there’s no denying the importance of the bare basics.
“Re-conquering” ancient Inca cities in Peru, cruising among the Amazon wildlands, and heading offshore to explore the Galapagos Islands sit firmly on the wish list of family-friendly destinations.
Family trips are all about having fun and creating memories. And certainly those families taking trips abroad to unearth records, visit ancestral homes and meet what may be long-lost relatives fill a memory niche of their own.
If you consider that it can take about 67 days to visit all of the entertainment offerings in Orlando, then it’s easy to understand how the area drew a record-breaking 51.455 million visitors in 2010—making it the first destination in the country to welcome more than 50 million visitors, and, you’ll be happy to know, 47.78 million of those guests were domestic.
Whether for space or cost reasons—and very often both—today’s travelers, especially families, welcome the idea of a more “homey” stay and still get many of the benefits usually offered by a hotel.
The vastness of Asia—mesmerizing countries, ancient and enthralling cultures—has every indispensable ingredient to concoct an unforgettable family vacation.
Israel, the ancient crucible of the world’s major religions, the crossroads of virtually every important culture going back thousands of years, and an undisputed depository of history, has all the elements of the once-in-lifetime family vacation.