When you’re looking for a place to go for these upcoming holidays, the Internet is an abundant resource of great family destinations. It provides you with a gamut of tourist spots across the world that you can explore and enjoy. Remember that you are planning a getaway to celebrate or to enjoy carefree moments. Don’t stress yourself and get confused over the ample vacation options available to you. Let me help you in choosing the best destinations worth spending your holidays on.
But before we start, decide on the budget you are going to spend as well as what kind of experience suits your family’s bonding the most. Historical places and centuries’ old expressions of art in Europe make an educational trip for your kids and an avenue for you and your spouse to appreciate the past and the present. South Africa on the other hand ensures every experience you get takes you closer to nature, developing within your family a sense of compassion towards the environment.
Family Holiday Destinations in Europe
If you dream to travel the world, then you must have considered going to Paris to see the Louvre. It shelters the famous Mona Lisa painting, the Venus De Milo, and the Winged Victory. The Louvre itself is a piece of art as it is an old palace of French monarchs. Take a cruise on the Seine River in the evening to experience the stunning City of Lights while the sun is asleep.
Of course, visiting Paris and not seeing the renowned Eiffel Tower is like having luscious ice cream without a cherry on top. You may have to climb 1665 steps to get to the peak, but a view on the top of glowing Paris is priceless.
Sense a majestic air at the Westminster Abbey, the heart of London and a living pageant of British history. It’s a treasure chest of British monarchy memoirs including the most recent Royal Wedding of Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton. Near the Abbey is the Palace of Westminster where the famous Big Ben is located (originally, the name refers to the bell on the clock tower).
Walking on the streets of Rome is awe in progress. The city is the location of flawless architectural pieces standing on the streets. Aesthetics breathe through the Coliseum, the Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, the Sistine Chapel, and more exquisite possessions of the city.
Barcelona’s shoreline, the pride of Spain, stretches north to south. The Picasso Museum, Gaudi’s Sagrada Famila, Park Guell, L’ Aquarium de Barcelona, and other architectural structures complement the sun and the gold sands of the city. These are just a few of the wonders Europe has to offer your family holiday or vacation.
Family Holiday Destinations in South Africa
Cape Town, gaining recognition as “the third Best City in the World,” lists activities from viewing peaceful, breathtaking landscape over the table mountain top, abseiling to mountain biking and extreme shark cage-diving. It’s the best place to bond with your family while being one with nature.
Experience wildlife vis-à-vis at Kruger National Park. Go through the 2 million hectare game reserve sheltering 100,000 impala, 25,000 zebra, 10,000 blue wildebeest, 9,000 kudu, 5,000 warthog, 1,500 lions, 1,000 leopard, 180 cheetah, and more in a self-led 4×4 tour or hit the bushes with a ranger on a more personal encounter with wildlife.
Treat your heart to a tour of the longest wine route situated at Cape Winelands. Take a glimpse on the vineyards and experience unforgettable wine tasting and cellar tours. This is a great experience for families with grown children. Spell fun with more recreational activities like bungee jumping, ostrich riding, and hiking on the Otter Trail.
If you’re visiting South Africa in between May and December, drop by the famous whale-watching spot at Hermanus. Listen attentively to the harmonious music of whale cries and seize their grace in romantic breeding waters of the South Atlantic Ocean. Family escapades await in lagoons and white beaches along the South African coastline.
The Cradle of Humankind is most evident in Maropeng Visitors Centre at the Guateng province. Trace the Earth’s origin in an underground boat ride on 12 dolomitic limestone caves of the province. The boat ride is a storytelling of the planet’s evolution from the dinosaur age up to the hominid progressing era.
It’s only you who could gauge the best suitable holiday destinations for your family. The planet has rich resources of simple to astounding pleasures of life, and these are only a few of the lovely offerings. Discovering these great wonders with your family is the best experience of all.