8 Amazing Destinations to Plan Your Family Summer Vacation 2018

Taking family vacations is not only a reason to break away from the routine life, but also an opportunity to strengthen the family bonding. And what better could it be than a refreshing summer trip to one of your favorite destinations in the world, with your family, to spend some memorable time.

However, planning that near perfect family summer vacation can be a big ask if you don’t really know where to go. You need to decide a place keeping each member in mind and that if the selected location offer something for every age group. Summers are around the corner, and if you still haven’t been able to plan you family summer vacation, we’ve round up 8 best options to choose from. Take a look and decide for yourself;

 

Islands of Bahamas

Beach Resort in Bahamas
Beach Resort in Bahamas

Why

The name itself is self-explanatory as to why Bahamas is a great destination for a memorable summer vacation with your family. Crystal clear waters, fresh ocean breeze, tasty food, amazing hospitality, and endless moments to cherish. You simply cannot ask for more to have a great family vacation time.

What

In one word; beaches! The entire archipelago is overwhelmed with some of the most beautiful and breathtaking beaches in the world. And, when there’s beach you can expect no dearth of activities to do. From boat rides to scuba dives, snorkeling, nature reserves, and more.

 How

  • By Air – There are total 57 functional airports throughout the Bahamas, out of which 3 are international airports; Nassau, Grand Bahama Island, Exumas. All of them have good connectivity with most of the parts of the world.
  • By Sea – There are countless government and private marinas throughout The Bahamas, twenty-nine of which are official ports of entry to The Islands of the Bahamas.

 

Hamburg, Germany

Speicherstadt in Hamburg
Speicherstadt in Hamburg

Why

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and being the largest port city gives it that additional edge to become a great destination for summer vacations. Hundreds of beautiful canals flowing through the city and the surreal river front promenade dotted with typical European style cafes, makes it a very refreshing and enjoyable place to be with your family on a vacation.

What

A visit to the Miniature Wunderland is a must, as your kids are going to get crazy excited at this specially designed model railway yard. And, of course, your visit to Hamburg will not be considered complete without a visit to the world’s largest warehouse district; The Speicherstadt.

How

Hamburg is a main stream city of Germany which makes it highly accessible and has around 120 routes operating to and from its airport.

 

Cape Town, South Africa

Port of Cape Town
Port view of Cape Town

Why

Capital of South Africa and one of the largest port cities in the country, Cape Town is a true façade of modern day Africa. Located in the sheds of Table Mountain, the city has something to offer to each kind of traveler.

What

A lot! Visit to the Robben Island, trek to the Table Mountain, stroll through the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, shark cage dives, many historical museums, tasty food, and much more.

How

There are a number of popular international airlines that provide non-stop sir services to Cape Town from all corners of the world; including, British Airways, Lufthansa, Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways.

 

Goa, India

Beach in Goa
A Fisherman’s Boat docked on a Beach in Goa

Why

One of the most popular holiday destinations in India, especially during summers, Goa welcomes people of all age and group size. This fascinating coastal city has prompted a number of foreign tourists to actually migrate to India and settle down in this city.

What

Being a beach destination, there are a lot of water adventure sports to try; such as parasailing, jet skiing, deep water diving, scuba, etc. Shop from the local markets for some of the best hand made products in the world. Try the famous Goan liquor, Feni, and enjoy a delicious platter of fresh sea food along with some melodious local music.

How

While, Goa has its own international airport, the frequency of international air services is not much. The best way to reach Goa is via Mumbai. Once you reach Mumbai by air, you can either take a connecting domestic flight to Goa (the frequency is very high), or can travel by railways as well. Additionally, you can also book a private taxi to reach Goa from Mumbai.

  

Paris, France

Pont Alexander Iii Bridge in Paris
Pont Alexander III Bridge on Seine River

Why

Paris is mostly talked about and considered as an ideal honeymoon destination for couples; and rightly so. However, the city is much more than just a recommended destination for couples. The beautiful landscape and amazing architecture makes it an ideal destination for a perfect summer vacation with family.

What

No problems with the kids, as you have the Disneyland to give your children one of the best summer vacation surprises. Additionally, being a European city, you can expect a number of artistically designed heritage monuments and museums to visit and understand the history of the region.

How

Paris is the capital of France, so there’s no dearth of connectivity. One can easily find suitable flights to and from the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

 

Sydney, Australia

Opera House Sydney
Opera House Sydney

Why

Coral reefs, amazing flora and fauna (kangaroos, Koalas, etc.), surreal beaches, what else do one need to have a perfect family vacation.

What

The world-famous Sydney Opera House is a must visit when in Australia. Enjoy some sun shine at the Bondi beach, a leisure walk at the glittering Darling Harbour, and relish some home grown fresh beer.

How

All major airlines in the world provide continuous services to Sydney; including, Emirate, British Airways, Qantas, Air Asia, Air China, Air India, Etihad, and more.

 

Bangkok, Thailand

Buddhist Temple in Bangkok
Wat Pho in Bangkok

Why

You don’t really need convincing to consider one of the most visited places in the world as your ideal family summer vacation spot. Bangkok is a popular summer vacation destination and has a lot to offer to its visitors.

What

A majority of population in Thailand follows Buddhism and that can be seen through several spiritual Wats constructed throughout Bangkok. The Dinosaur Planet is a place your kids are certainly going to love you for. Try out some authentic Thai cuisines.

How

Suvarnabhumi International Airport is one of the two international airports in Bangkok and is the busiest one. It is very well connected with most major cities in the world through several international airlines.

 

Montreal, Canada

Streets of Montreal
Streets of Montreal

Why

How could one miss including a place that witness more than 90 festivals and carnivals throughout the year!? And, while Montreal is place for all seasons, summers are a great time to visit undoubtedly.

What

The city is filled with museums, amusement parks, shopping markets, and more. They even have their own “Underground city”, locally known as the RESO, which is a a subterranean network of walkways, shopping centres, restaurants, movie theaters and métro (subway) stations that covers an astounding 33 kilometers downtown.

How

Montreal is the second largest city in Canada after Toronto, which makes it easily accessible. The Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is served by several international airlines; such as Air Canada, Air France, Swiss Airlines, Lufthansa, British Airways, WOW Air, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways and Air China to name a few.

 

 

So, these were our 8 recommended destinations to plan your family summer vacation in 2018. Pick the one that fits your interest the most and have a gala time with your family abroad.

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