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Family Outdoor Adventures

Take an exciting family adventure for your next vacation with kids! From the United States to Oceania, the great outdoors beckons countless getaways to immerse in nature, spot wildlife, or relax among picturesque panoramas! Of course, some of the best family vacation destinations also involve encouraging kids to tackle the unfamiliar. Gain a greater perspective on how vast our world truly is! Start small with a kid-friendly hike, whether through trails in Denver, California, or other states on the East Coast. Or, conquer city after city through a family RV vacation, also a perfect bonding trip for little ones! Learn everything you’ll need to know about family RVing for beginners before you set off on your next adventure vacation. Or, visit some of the best U.S. national parks for kids also encounter endless opportunities to hike, swim, and bring the entire family together in unexpected ways! Choose between Acadia in Maine, one of the best East Coast National Parks, and Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Zion on the West Coast. (And you still have plenty more options for your next family outdoor activities!) Visit a local kid-friendly state park to minimize your travel time, for example. Searching for longer family adventure vacation ideas? Take a family camping trip for a well-needed breath of fresh air and some time to disconnect from the bustle. Or, if that’s not your style, consider going glamping with kids. It’s a higher-end, more comfortable alternative to pitching a tent in the wilderness. No matter where you choose to visit, you’ll have the time of your life on your next family adventure vacation! 

Kids on snow tubes downhill at winter day. Forest on the background.

The Best Colorado Snow Tubing and Sledding Spots for Families

Winter in Colorado is a spectacular time of year. (Plus, it’s fast approaching!) We have already explored the 9 Best Ski Resorts in Colorado for Families, so it’s time to discover other winter activities in Colorado, including the The Best Colorado Snow Tubing and Sledding Spots for Families!

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Best Ski Resorts Near NYC For Families (All Under 3 Hours)

Due to COVID-19, many families are continuing to stay local this year. This means the Rocky Mountains, the Swiss Alps, and other popular ski destinations may not be an option for many families. What better way to stay local than by exploring the Best Ski Resorts Near NYC For Families – All Under 3 Hours!

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The Best National Parks to Visit in Winter with Kids

Looking for an outdoor family vacation this winter? Using suggestions from our Facebook group, we’ve gathered and listed all the reasons why these are the best national parks to visit this winter. These national parks are the perfect escape from indoor activities, giving kids space to run around!

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15 Outdoor Gifts For Your Local Socially Distant Family Trip

Buy these outdoor gifts for your next socially distant family vacation! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many families are staying local, exploring nearby attractions or state and national parks. Between family-favorite camping gear or kid-friendly backpacks, we’ve rounded up this list using suggestions from our Facebook group!

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A 16-Day US National Park Itinerary For Families

A 16-day cross-country itinerary is an amazing adventure for travel-loving families! Despite COVID-19, my family felt determined as ever to take a proper summer vacation in the United States. Keep reading for my detailed 16-day cross-country itinerary for families!

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6 Best Kid-Friendly Hikes in the Hudson Valley

Exploring kid-friendly hikes is my favorite part of visiting The Hudson Valley! As a plus, they’re also super easy to do with children of all ages. Whether you have active kids or just want to get out for the day, I’ve compiled this list to help you out.

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Rent an RV for a Socially Distant Vacation with Kids

An RV may be the solution you’re seeking for your socially distant vacation with kids! Four months ago, after canceling our third international vacation due to COVID-19, I was desperate for a change in scenery. Here are my suggestions to help you plan your own family trip!

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9 Best Things To Do In Sedona For Families

Kids will likely run out of energy before you experience all these 9 Best Things To Do In Sedona for Families! Want to plan your own Arizona vacation? Decide which best suits your little ones thanks to this list gathered with help from our FLT community!

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6 Stunning Family-Friendly Beaches and Swimming Holes in the Catskills

What kid doesn’t love dipping their toes in the water? A visit to these family-friendly beaches in The Catskills will impress any child! Check out contributor Stephanie Feingold’s list to plan your own family trip!

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little kid still on ethe side of a lake in Catskills

8 Perfect Summer Activities in the Catskills with Kids

I’ve always wanted to experience summer in the Catskills with kids! Two hours from NYC, it is a perfect weekend or extended trip during any season. Check out this list to plan your own trip to the Catskills with kids!

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