Shared experiences bring families closer together and adding an exciting activity to the mix, whether it be an overseas adventure travel experience or one close to home, will create lasting memories.
Following are some ideas that will help you find the right adventure for your family. Get the kids involved and start planning now.
You’ll find that a family adventure travel experience will help you teach your children many lifelong lessons about the importance of family, the environment, other peoples and cultures and life in general.
And you might even create an exciting legacy of fun and adventure for future generations of your family.
Things to do
When trying to decide on what kind of family adventure vacations are a good fit for your children, you first need to take their age and physical maturity into consideration.
What are they going to be able to really enjoy at their current stage of life? One thing that seems to work for kids of all ages is wildlife watching.
Following is a list of popular activities for those looking for family adventure travel excursions with suggestions for a destination next to them.
- Bicycle tours (France, California, Australia, UK, Bolivia)
- Birdwatching (Florida, Australia, Thailand)
- Camping (USA, France, Spain)
- Canopy tours / ziplines (Costa Rica, South Africa, Thailand)
- Eco tours (Belize, Canada, Greece)
- Fishing (USA, Canada, Mexico, St. Lucia)
- Hiking (Nepal, Chile, Peru, USA, Canada)
- Horseback riding (Australia, Ireland, USA, Spain)
- Nature trips (Tanzania, Ecuador, USA)
- Safaris (Africa, Alaska, India)
- Whale watching (Mexico, new Zealand, California, the Azores)
- White water rafting (California, Costa Rica, Uganda)
- Wildlife watching (Galapagos Islands, Africa, Alaska)
Types of adventures
Some of the more popular kinds of adventure vacations when it comes to searches on the Web include the following.
- Family beach vacations
- Family cruises
- Family resort vacations
- Inexpensive (budget) vacations
- Luxury vacations
If you’re in the search mode right now you might want to start checking out some of the most reputable adventure travel companies that offer family adventure travel experiences all around the globe.
For a lot of families you can also rely on the tried and true Disney vacations. That’s a favorite adventure for most of the younger kids and you can find package deals with just about any travel agent you run into.
Places to go
If you’re looking to get away for an overseas adventure travel experience, following is a list of a dozen family favorite destinations. You can’t miss when going to one of these hot spots.
- Costa Rica
- Galapagos Islands