MY Family Vacation Ideas

Fill your life with adventure, not things.  The experiences that you have will mean far more to you in the future than the size of your bank account. 

My Family Vacation Ideas reviews the best family vacation places and ideas for 2017Long after those suntans have faded the memories will linger on. 


At My Family Vacation Ideas we realize every family vacation style will not match everyone's developmental life stage and adventure appetite.

  • We help you write your own family adventure story with reviews, articles, and video reports on family-friendly destinations.
  • We connect you with quality family travel providers and their special offers.

"There have been few better books written, than the stores buried within the pages of a child's well-used passport."

Our family vacation partners offer experiences from  luxury resorts which provide every luxury from arrival to departure, to adventure travel experts which allow you to really experience the culture from a local perspective.  Because we know there is not any cookie cutter advice that is perfect for every family. Enjoy!

VIDEO: Travel Styles by G Adventures: Family

Family Adventure Packages: Now that you have kids your traveling adventures will take on a new significance. These packages from our travel partners allow you to experience the world of travel with them afresh from a kid-friendly perspective. More from G Family Adventures.


2017  All Inclusive Family Vacations

Find out all the top places to go for a discount all inclusive family vacation this year.

VIDEO: Beaches All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts

Best Family Travel Places  Worldwide for 2017

These are simply the best family vacation places from around the world with ideas for road trips, resorts, home swapping, vacation rentals, touring, and lots, lots more. With a little planning, your children will stand slack-jawed, gobsmacked in awe of the wonders they experience, and the stories that emerge will get passed on from generation to generation. Family Travel and vacation adventures are where your family  members are going to find out who you really are. 

We also keep track of traveling families and tell you where they are at and share some of their best finds. Let's introduce some of our traveling families now.

VIDEO: Full-Time Traveling Family - Introducing The Bucket List Family

The Best Family Vacation Places 2017

While we were traveling we jotted down a few of the best family vacation places and ideas worldwide.

My Family Vacation Ideas  inspires families to travel in their own unique way, to achieve their full potentialpassions, and purpose in the journey. We'll journey with you (not literally) through some of the best family vacation places, and the top kid friendly activities and ideas in each.

When you are in doubt travel. Travel on special occasions and travel to forget losses.  Travel does the heart good and your children's development wonders. Aristotle said, “educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Through taking family vacations together you not only strengthen family bonds but enhance your child's cognitive development. You not only refresh at the essential playfulness of your own heart and soul, but set your kids on a positive trajectory.  

You recall that playful attitude you had when you were a kid that drove you to: make a mud pie, run under a sprinkler, and climb a tree. This same drive moves mums and dads to set sail on new family vacations and adventures to remember what life is all about and it's all good news for child development. The great educationalist Vygotsky said “in play a child always behaves beyond his average age and above his daily behavior.  In play it is as though he were a head taller than himself". We think the same is true of adventure travel, which is rich with ever new natural and cultural experiences which at the playful spirit of children adore and relish in. You have that chance to put yourself in that happily challenged flow zone again. At (1)"the end of the day your feet short be dirty your hair messy and your eyes sparkling" and you will have had a great vacation.

Set out on your own family adventures and show your kids how to travel in an enjoyable, sustainable, and prosperous way. We will share:

  • family travel ideas and discounts
  • information on how you too can make money on the road and extend your trip into an open-ended family vacation lifestyle like we are doing.

Take your Family to Europe in 2017

Our families shared travel experiences  really began in Asia.  This gave us the opportunity to explore together as well as branch out on a big European vacation. Why not we thought. While we are in this general region of the world.

Know where and when to go on your Europe Vacation. Start your family travel plans here

VIDEO: Travel Documentary - South-East Asia With The Sundance family and Ka Sundance


Family Beach Vacations

Aruba All-Inclusive: Family Itinerary

I can't think of a more family friendly activity than visiting the beach to spend precious time together. We recently spent the last two summers traveling between the northern and southern hemisphere to enjoy an extended summer vacation - including a camping trip down the East Coast of Australia. I can definitely recommend the experience.  Use the search top of screen or the destination links right to find your ideal beach vacation>


Follow our Travels?  (current locations)

We have currently lodged ourselves Down Under where we are planning and researching  an extended road trip staying in inexpensive campgrounds beginning in January.  As soon as we hit the road indefinitely we will begin sending you the regular updates. Take your own family down under and find out Australia's best Vacation spots

From our own family vacation around Australia.

After the rainforest we decided, moving to the outback to give our little girl room to move, was a good idea which would give us more opportunities to travel and explore.


MEANWHILE  Back in Canada

See our own Canada vacation adventures.

Sure is a long way from April's native home of Canada tough. And one can help but wonder if a trip back to North America is not far off on the horizon.


Winter Family Vacation Ideas

With winter fast approaching (somewhere in the world) we have upgraded our top Winter Family Vacation Ideas. Not every family will stay on this luxury yacht this winter but many will have an incredibly good time. Find out what they are doing. Or see our best Christmas family vacation ideas with ideas on how to secure the best deals and unique places to go.


Winter Family Vacation Ideas
Our top winter family vacation ideas from she ski slopes to tropical resorts
Family Tropical Vacation Spots
Family tropical vacation spots around the world which are kid friendly
Best Family Cruise Lines
A review of the best family cruise lines and their kids programs, babysiting and activities for children and teens of all ages
Best Family Ski Resort
Here we look for the best family ski resort and budget friendly ski vacation options
Best Family Vacation Places
All the best family vacation places, ideas, and tips to get you started, enthused, and on your way
Island Family Vacation Ideas
my best 100 island family vacation ideas with information about the best attractions and things to do with kids on each
Cheap Family Vacation Packages
The best low coast / cheap family vacation packages, or kids stay free, all inclusive offers by all the top networks.
Family Summer Vacation Ideas
Great family summer vacation ideas for locations around the globe
Spring Vacation Ideas
Spring Vacation Ideas for families with kids
Best Family Vacation Places USA
Best Family Vacation Places USA from west to east with top ideas for each area
Best US vacation Spots
Best US vacation spots for families with children, ideas, things to do and accommodation options
California Vacation Ideas
California Vacation Ideas for families with kids
Canada Family Vacation Spots
Canada Family Vacation Spots
Florida Family Vacation Ideas in the Keys, Orlando, Miami and lots of places.
Great florida family vacation ideas, attractions and deals in the best florida vacations spots.
Florida Family Vacation Resorts
The best Florida family vacation resorts and things to do reviewed in Orlando, and all the top family friendly beach vacation sopts.
Family vacation packages to Hawaii
Find great age appropriate family vacation packages to Hawaii complete with the top deals
midwest vacation ideas
Great family Midwest vacation ideas in each state.
Molokai hawaii vacation
A review of molokai hawaii vacation options for accommodation, attractions and things to do with tips from locals
New York City Family Vacation
All you need to know to plan your New York City Family Vacation with differnt sized kids
San Diego Family Vacation Packages
Most interesting and affordable San Diego Family Vacation Packages with children's inclusions.
Family Vacation Ideas in Texas
top family vacation ideas in Texas for your next vacation with toddlers, young children or teenagers.
Virginia Beach Family Vacation Spots
Virginia Beach Family Vacation Spots
Aruba Family Vacation
Aruba Family Vacation ideas, spots, packages and things to do shared from our family to yours.
Family Caribbean Vacation
Top Ideas for a Caribbean Family Vacation with a difference.
family all inclusive vacations
Top options for family all inclusive vacations, resorts and packages around the world
Atlantis Family Vacation
All you need to know for a successful Atlantis Family Vacation
Cheap Bermuda Vacation for Families
Cheap Bermuda vacation ideas including biking the old rail trail, Crystal Caves adventure, the best family beaches, family vacation cruise To Bermuda and deals.
Jamaica Family Vacation Spots
Jamaica Family Vacation Spots and great ideas for the kids for your next trip to this Caribbean gem
Sea of Cortez Family Travel
Sea of Cortez Family Travel Ideas
All Inclusive Cancun Family Vacation
All Inclusive Cancun family vacation ideas and reviews with video
Travel Tips for Asia
Travel Tips for Asia by experts for families planning an Asian vacation
Angkor Vacation Tour Plan
Making a Angkor vacation tour plan for your family is made easy here as we guide you through all aspects of travel here.
Bali Family Holiday
Bali family holiday ideas, attractions, and places to stay for families with children of all ages
Indonesia Vacation Package Review
Our indonesia vacation package review will take the fuss out of Bali, Lombok and beyond if you are looking for a complete package tour or simply an accommodation and flight deal
Thailand Family Vacations
Resource for planning Thailand family vacations, culture, ideas and things to do.
Australia Vacation Spots
Australia Vacation Spots for families state by state with reviews and video from our year long road trip.
Queensland Family Holiday Ideas
Queensland family holiday ideas from Cairns to the Gold Coast for those with toddlers, young children or teenagers
Tasmania Family Vacation Ideas
All the best Tasmania family vacation ideas to plan your next holiday with the kids to the apple isle
New Zealand travel destinations
New Zealand travel destinations
Europe Family Vacation Spots
The best Europe Family Vacation Spots as rated by various leading travel advisories with trip ideas and planning advice
Greece Beach Vacations for Families
The best Greece beach vacation spots and attractions for families and how to plan
Places to Visit in Iceland and the Top Attractions
A travel blog about attractions and places to visit in Iceland.
Slovenia Family Vacation
All you need to make a travel plan for a Slovenia Family Vacation and include some camping.
Turkey Travel Pics
Turkey travel pics and ideas for a family travel in Istanbul and areas around Turkey
Belize Family Vacation Ideas
Stacks of belize family vacation ideas including things to do, attractions, tours, and accommodation options
Costa Rica Family Travel
Costa Rica family travel deals, adventures and itinerary plans.
Galapagos Islands Ecotourism Travel
Galapagos islands ecotourism travel adventures for family travel with kids including activities
Israel to Petra Vacation
Planning a vacation with your family from Israel to Petra, Jordan
Petra Jordan Vacation
All you need to know to take the family on a Petra, Jordan vacation.

Family Vacation Deals

 The video below will help you see how to find the top family friendly accommodation options anywhere.

We recommend always to check reviews on TripAdvisor (use this link) before booking any travel deals. 

  • Accorhotels -  50% off the second room for kids.
  • All Inclusive-  The top family all inclusive discounts
  • Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas -  Save up to 40%
  • Beaches Luxury Family Resorts-  65% off, free scuba and more.
  • CheapAir.com -  Cheap Airfares 
  • Cheap Caribbean - Great family packaged deals by this network are available all over the Caribbean. Including up to 65% off.
  • Cruisedirect - Up to 80% OFF. .
  • Expedia - Discounted Family Vacation packages and last minute deals.
  • First Choice - Amazing all inclusive family holiday specialist in Europe.
  • FlipKey - Family Vacation Rentals in  1200 locations
  • Intrepid Family Adventure - Find Family adventures with 1600 itineraries.
  • G Family Adventures -Big clearance on last minute family itineraries worldwide.
  • Holiday Inn  - Kids Stay and Eat for Free
  • HomeExchange - We are into the sharing economy in a big way and this site makes it easy.
  • HomeForExchange - Another great family home exchange with 13,000 listings in 80+ countries
  • Motel 6 - Pet-Friendly and budget offers. With kids stay free and rooms from $39 road trips are now affordable.
  • Priceline - Save with bidding and Package Offers of up to $500 off
  • TripAdvisor - Allows you to search by family friendly option. Go to place to read reviews. Also one of the best places to find vacation rentals.