The 5 Best Family Destinations in North America
It is often difficult to find a family vacation that will please the entire family. Everyone in the family seems to have their own opinion about the best destination for the family. Sometimes a family vacation can mean you go out for a roller coaster, magical kingdoms or even a movie studio tour. However, nothing can be entirely fun like experiencing the general wonders of nature. The following are five best family destinations in North America.
Out n About Treesort, Southwestern Oregon
This is an awesome place for tree lovers. There are fifteen tree houses which make up the major attractions of this place located on Oregon’ Siskiyou Mountain range. The tree houses range from the gazebo, which is 37 feet upward and is only accessible by a canopy walkway to the Swiss family complex. The family complex has separate units for kids and adults. There are two forms of exit too. These are sliding down a fire pole or you can choose to use a swinging rope.
Glacier National Park, Montana
Glacier National Park is an amazing place to introduce your kids to more than 200 lakes, 40 glaciers and 175 named mountains all placed within one million acres of natural beauty. You can plan several activities here as the boat glides across the alpine lakes to the scenic Middle and North Folks of the Flathead River. You can also have biking, horseback rides, fishing, camping as some of your to do activities. Make sure you plan well for the activities might turn out to be amazing. (Image by ChadBun)
Boulders edge, Southern Ohio
Here you will get to experience the early American experience with your family. This area is found in Southern Ohio. It is popular for sandstone formations. Boulders edge is situated close to Hocking Hills Park for hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and zips lining amongst many others. While you are on top of the hill, you can easily view the breathtaking view of the rocks tumbling down the hills in a giant ball. You can also see the Old Man’s Cave, Ash Cave and Cedar falls and Cantwell cliffs amongst many other features.
Whitewater Rafting, West Virginia
This is one of the best family destinations in West Virginia. Whitewater Rafting ensures that no one will get bored on the rafting trip on the Gauley River, which has the most intense whitewater rafting on the eastern side of the Mississippi. For the younger children, there is the slow flowing New River, which flow slower on the upper sections as it flows through a gorge 1,000 feet deep and passes beneath a steel-arch bridge. At this level, the paddling is safe for kids who are as young as 6 years of age. (Image by James Sullivan)
Camping in Yosemite National Park, California
At Yosemite, you will share natures amazing sites thus impressing the entire family. You are going to experience waterfalls that are taller than skyscrapers, and ancient giant Sequoias within the wilderness amongst many other things. From the park, there is a better view of the two iconic Yosemite spots, which are Half Domes and Yosemite Falls. The camp has 266 concrete walled tents that allow an accommodation of six. This is especially suitable for families who do not want the hassle of setup and tear down of the tents in the morning. You can also have park activities like rafting three miles down the Merced River and you can have horseback ride to mirror lake.
Therefore, when you will be planning your next family vacation in North America you can also visit Steamboat Springs in Colorado, Camp Denali, Denali National Park in Alaska, Family Nature Camp, Bar Harbor in Maine and River Dance Lodge in Central Idaho.
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