We created the perfect travel bucket list for families, your kids will love you even more after you take them to these amazing places.
Amusement parks and attractions for families
LEGOLAND is a theme park filled with LEGO-themed rides, attractions, and experiences. Perfect for families with young children, LEGOLAND is a colorful and fun-filled destination that will keep kids entertained for hours.
Visit Santa Claus in Finland
Visit the home of Santa Claus in Rovaniemi, Finland and experience the magic of Christmas all year round. With snow-covered landscapes, reindeer sleigh rides, and elves to meet, it’s a festive and unforgettable experience for families. Here is our bucket list for Finland.
Disney World, Orlando, Florida
Disney World is the ultimate family vacation destination. With four theme parks, two water parks, and a wide range of restaurants, shops, and attractions, there’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Universal Studios, California
Universal Studios is a must-visit for families who love movies and theme parks. With thrilling rides based on popular films and TV shows, it’s a fun-filled adventure for all ages.
San Diego Zoo, California
The San Diego Zoo is one of the best zoos in the world, home to over 3,700 animals from over 650 species. With a wide range of exhibits, attractions, and activities, it’s a great place for families to learn about and experience the wonders of wildlife.
Natural wonders that your kids will love
Great Barrier Reef
Take a dive and explore the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system. With over 3,000 individual reef systems and thousands of species of colorful fish, this natural wonder is a must-see for families who love adventure. This is of course nothing for small children but when your kids are old enough they will love it!
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is the world’s first national park, and it’s a fantastic destination for families who love nature and wildlife. Families can go hiking, camping, or fishing in the park, or take a guided tour to see geysers, hot springs, and other natural wonders. The view of Old Faithful, the park’s most famous geyser, is especially impressive. Kids love Yellowstone because of the chance to see animals like bison, wolves, and bears in their natural habitats, and the opportunity to learn about geology and nature.
Niagara Falls, Canada
Niagara Falls is one of the most spectacular natural wonders in the world. With its massive waterfalls, scenic views, and exciting activities, it’s a great place for families to experience the power and beauty of nature.
Yosemite National Park, California
Yosemite is a breathtakingly beautiful national park that’s a great destination for families who love hiking and the outdoors. Families can go hiking along trails that lead to waterfalls, lakes, and meadows, or take a guided tour to see the park’s iconic landmarks like Half Dome and El Capitan. The view of Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point is especially stunning, with panoramic views of the park’s majestic granite cliffs and valleys. Kids love Yosemite because of the chance to see wildlife like deer and bears, explore new trails and scenery, and experience the wonder of nature.
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
The Grand Canyon is one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders, and it’s a great destination for families who love outdoor activities. Families can hike along the rim or down into the canyon, go on a mule ride, or take a scenic helicopter tour. The view of the Grand Canyon from the South Rim is breathtaking, with colorful rock formations and stunning sunsets. Kids love the Grand Canyon because of the chance to explore a natural wonder that’s millions of years old and see wildlife like elk and bighorn sheep.
Best cities for traveling families
London, United Kingdom
London is a fantastic city for families to visit because it’s home to numerous historical and cultural attractions, such as the Tower of London, the British Museum, and Buckingham Palace. Families can also enjoy a ride on the London Eye, a visit to the Harry Potter Studio Tour, or a stroll through Hyde Park. Kids love London because of the chance to see real-life castles, museums filled with ancient artifacts, and famous landmarks they may have seen in movies. While in London don’t miss the amazing toy store Hamleys, seven floors and over 50 000 toys to choice from.
Paris is a city of culture and romance that is perfect for families. With its famous landmarks as the Eifel tower, Arc de Triomphe and The Louvre, museums, and delicious food. Paris is a great destination for families who love to explore new cultures and try new things.
Orlando is a popular destination for families because it’s home to some of the world’s most famous theme parks, including Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld. Beyond the theme parks, families can also enjoy other attractions such as the Kennedy Space Center, Gatorland, and LEGOLAND Florida. Kids love Orlando because of the exciting rides and attractions at the theme parks, as well as the chance to meet their favorite characters from movies and TV shows.
Tokyo is a vibrant city that has something for everyone in the family. Attractions include the Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea, the Tokyo Tower, and the Ueno Zoo. Families can also explore the Asakusa district, which is filled with traditional Japanese shops and eateries, or visit the futuristic Odaiba area. Kids love Tokyo because of the exciting rides and characters at the Disney parks, as well as the chance to try new foods and see unique sights like the Gundam statue or a giant robot restaurant.
Sydney is a beautiful city that offers families the chance to experience both urban and outdoor attractions. The city has iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, as well as a range of museums and galleries. Families can also visit the Taronga Zoo, take a ferry to Manly Beach, or hike in the nearby Blue Mountains. Kids love Sydney because of the chance to see cute and unique animals at the zoo, play on the beach, and explore the outdoors.
Vancouver is a great city for families to visit because of its mix of urban and natural attractions. The city is surrounded by beautiful mountains and forests, and families can enjoy hiking, biking, or skiing at nearby locations. Within the city, families can visit Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium, or the Science World museum. Kids love Vancouver because of the chance to see wildlife like bears and whales in their natural habitats, and the opportunity to play in the great outdoors.
I hope you found some great inspiration! If you need more travel recommendations we made a lot of travel bucket lists that you can find here.