Four Destinations for Family-Friendly Summer Adventures


Create family memories this summer by going on a trip that you’ll all remember for years to come. Take a break from the everyday on an affordable vacation filled with all things fun and relaxation. We rounded up four fabulous sunny destinations for you to consider.

San Diego, CA

Nicknamed “Kid Kingdom” for its family-friendly attractions, San Diego routinely makes many “best of” lists. Whether your family prefers the thrill rides of amus

Palms on the beach of Mission Bay, San Diego, California.

ement parks like Belmont Park, LEGOLAND, and SeaWorld San Diego, or you prefer exploring nature while climbing sand dunes and hiking lush trails, this city has it all. Many San Diego hotels feature kids programs to keep your children busy, even during your downtime. Popular activities include:

  • Exploring Balboa Park, with its 14 museums
  • Seeing the animals at the San Diego Zoo
  • Learning to surf at one of the beautiful beaches

Phoenix / Mesa, AZ

Not only is Phoenix the fifth-largest city in the United States, but it also has more land devoted to nature preserves and parks than any other city in the country. Wondering what to do with the family when you visit the gateway to the Grand Canyon? Consider these adventures:

  • Take a hot air balloon or helicopter ride over the Sonoran Desert
  • Hike to the top of Camelback Mountain
  • Explore South Mountain Park and Preserve’s 50 miles of hiking trails
  • Cool off while discovering the interactive exhibits at the Arizona Science Center
Dazzling Destin at night

Dazzling Destin at night

Destin, FL

Destin is a vibrant city on Florida’s Emerald Coast. Known for its luxurious, sugar-white beaches, gorgeous emerald waters, and abundant outdoor recreation, Destin offers a diverse menu of summer adventures for families. Popular activities include:

  • Making a cruise to search for dolphins and other wildlife
    Going geocaching on the Okaloosa County trail
    Riding the Cyclone or one of the towering water slides at Big Kahuna’s

Washington, D.C.There’s much more to our nation’s capital than politics. Washington, D.C. is a fabulous, family-friendly destination filled with rich history, lush outdoor scenery, and amazing adventures just waiting for you:

  • Rent a paddle boat on the Tidal Basin and see monuments like the Jefferson Memorial
  • Book a guided kayak tour of the city for unique views without the crowds
  • Visit Rock Creek Park for horseback riding, stargazing at Rock Creek Park Planetarium, and hiking 32 miles of trails

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