4 Fun Vacation Ideas for The Fam to Consider This Year

4 Fun Vacation Ideas for The Fam to Consider This Year

By Anita Ginsburg

Holidays are when the most memories are made. There is undoubtedly no greater joy than a family vacation time filled with laughter. However, with many family members always limited to traditional choices of baking cookies and watching movies, here are four fun vacation ideas to consider this year.

Whitewater Rafting

Most family members love to let loose and get into the water and relax. While whitewater river rafting, it’s possible to achieve a state of childlike happiness. Free from the constrictions that come with clothing, it’s a surreal feeling to be drenched in the water, screaming at the thrill of adventure. Ultimately, it will be possible to learn a new sport and get a new hobby as a family and learn a little more about survival skills.


Hiking gives the family a chance to promote a healthy lifestyle while bonding together throughout the period. Adults and children alike can get a mental boost while connecting with nature as all other worries are left behind. It offers the opportunity to let loose and have fun. However, when choosing a hiking spot, choose one that will be flexible and short enough to allow everyone to have fun without being overly tired, and have time to snack and play around.

Iconic Movie Set

Movie nights are a great way to bond and get closer as the scenes evoke emotions in each family member. However, going into a movie set area to see the places in real-time is a life-changing experience for all. The first step is ensuring that the movie set area you choose is from the family’s favorite movie. One of the iconic sets to visit is the London Area based on the Harry Potter film that includes the great hall and Hogwarts Dining Hall. Luke’s Island in Ireland is home to Star Wars’ most iconic scene where Luke Skywalker pops before the final stage. By making the movie set locations a focal point of your vacation, it will forever change the way the family sees the film.

Visit Carnivals

Many countries worldwide hold carnivals to celebrate their culture and showcase their talents and traditions. For families, carnivals are a great way to go on a vacation and have a great time while learning something about its people and practices. When on a budget, visiting different carnivals like the Rio De Janeiro carnival will make it possible to spread love, understand the culture, meet new people, and best of all, make new memories as a family.

When choosing a vacation idea, check on the ideal times to visit. Dress according to the weather to avoid being too overdressed or underdressed.

More About the Author

Bio: Anita is a freelance writer from Denver, CO. She studied at Colorado State University, and now writes articles about health, business, family and finance. A mother of two, she enjoys traveling with her family whenever she isn’t writing. You can follow her on Twitter @anitaginsburg.
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