Family vacation: A much-needed breather from the carpools, gymnastics meets and homework sessions of daily life. A chance for someone else to make all the dinners, for a change. But family vacations aren’t one-size-fits-all, and we’ve got the family hotels and resorts to prove it. From sunny Florida vacations to an international escape in Cancun, we’ve got enough family travel ideas to tide you over until that nest starts to feel a little empty (in which case…couple’s vacations, anyone?).
This is it: The ultimate kid’s getaway (re: family vacation). The home of Disney World, Universal Studios, and other countless, kid-friendly attractions is naturally not only one of the best family vacations around, but a haven for family resorts as well. So pack the whole brood in the car, if you can, and hit the road or tarmac on the way to warm, sunny Orlando.
Big cities can be kid-friendly too! The City of Big Shoulders has a wealth of educational and just plain fun activities for the wee ones, from Maggie Daley and Millennium Parks to the fabled Art Institute. That and all the family hotels downtown make this one of the best family vacations around.
This Cali town offers some big adventure on family-friendly vacations, whether your speed is catching an Angels game or zipping around on the countless Disneyland rides. Or hitting the beach, visiting SeaWorld, going whale watching and more. And that doesn’t even include the activities at your family resort.
Here are some family vacation ideas for you: Walk the kiddos along the Freedom Trail, the aquarium and the interactive Children’s Museum while in beautiful Beantown. When booking with Orbitz, you’ll never be far from a slew of family hotels and resorts to rest those little heads.
The Smithsonian campus alone is enough to make D.C. a worthwhile family vacation. Throw in a vibrant foodie scene and all those monuments (maybe you’ve heard of the White House?) and you’ve got one for the books. Speaking of booking, Orbitz has tons of family hotels in the American capital.
Between the lush rainforest, historical Old San Juan, beautiful beaches and all the fun in the sun that go with them. Between it all are plenty of family hotels that’ll make it easy to get out and about in Puerto Rico.
The sun, the sand, the children’s activities…Cancun is far more family-friendly than you think! From sprawling pool complexes and kid’s clubs to multiple eateries, you may never even leave your family resort. And there’s always the pool bar for mom and dad.
Oahu’s unbelievable natural beauty and deep history make it an ideal spot for family vacations. Dive into local culture with a luau, take a look at the Pearl Harbor museum and spend a luxurious afternoon in the sand. Preferably on the private beach in front of your family resort.
San Diego’s boardwalk is the pinnacle of Southern California, and a homing beacon for plenty of family activities. National parks, museums, a famous zoo and beaches and more also make San Diego a family vacations mecca. Book your family hotel right on along that beautiful bay.
This one’s a historical exploration and family vacation in one. And if living history and colonial towns aren’t your thing, there’s a huge Busch Gardens, a rope course and plenty of bike trails and shopping. You might even be able to sneak in some educational activities without the little ones noticing!
From a relaxed Florida resort with a pool (or 5) to an outdoor-inspired Yosemite National Park cabin or a London hotel for a cool city trip, we know the perfect family vacation is different for everyone. Orbitz helps you find the best family vacation spots in 2022 to suit you. Because no two families are the same.
Check out affordable family resorts in San Diego where you’ll be close to an abundance of free attractions. Try a cheap family vacation at an all-inclusive hotel in Mexico where flights, accommodation, meals, and watersports are usually covered in the price. Amazing family vacations don’t have to break the bank.
After exploring Dollywood, retreat to a mountain lodge vacation rental with a games room, theater room, and hot tub for everyone to enjoy. Bring your bikes to explore Canada’s lakes and stay at a beach resort with pool slides, free movies, and plenty of lakeside fun.
Bundle hotels, flights and car rental together for big savings with Orbitz. If you’re flexible about when you travel, adjust your travel dates when you use our search to compare prices to find the best family vacations on a budget.
Stay in a lakeside condo in Orlando for spacious rooms and plenty of pools on site for those moments when you’re not at all those world-famous theme parks. Take the family for full-on fun in Las Vegas, where you can find plenty of incredible attractions and amazing shows that will entertain the whole family.
Take the family on a Texas road trip, rent a vehicle in Houston, then head down to the beaches of South Padre Island via the Alamo. California is a road-trip dream, so drive a family-sized RV from San Diego to San Francisco, stopping off at Laguna Beach along the way for a stunning coastal vacation.
With great deals on flights, hotels, car rental, and more, Orbitz makes it easy for you to create your perfect vacation package all in one place. And when you bundle them together, you get bigger discounts, too. Earn Orbucks for money off your next booking, and with plenty of flexible cancellation options, you have the freedom to book now and change your plans later.