Best Family Summer Vacations in the United States

by Natasha

Looking for ideas to spend summer vacations with your family? Here's a list of some of the best Family summer vacation spot in the United States.....

If you live in the United States, you live in the country that has some of the best family vacation spots in the entire world. Whether you are looking for a beach getaway or a mountainous adventure, the United has plenty to offer. Listed below are a few of the best family vacations in the United States. Where will you choose to take your family this year?

Walt Disney World

One cannot speak of family vacations without bringing up Disney World.  Listed as the top family vacation spot, the members of your family will never get bored when visiting Disney World.  Accommodating children of all ages, this is a place the entire family is sure to enjoy. You need at least a week, if not longer, to do and see everything that Disney World has to offer.  If you go once, you will more than likely go back! The clean, friendly environment is second to none.


If a beach vacation is more of your style, your family will enjoy Myrtle Beach.  With plenty of amusement parks geared specifically towards children, Myrtle Beach will makes vacationing with children fun and easy.  There are countless things to do and see in this summer vacation spot. For a sandy beach adventure, choose to visit Myrtle Beach. 

San Francisco California

If you are looking for a diverse family summer vacation idea, then San Francisco is a must see for you.  A few family attractions include Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge.  This vacation spot is also close to major attractions such as Yosemite and Lake Tahoe.  While this city is more expensive to visit than most, it is a great family friendly destination with tons of things to do for the entire family. 

Lake Tahoe

Washington, D.C.

The White House is just one of the many attractions that this city has to offer. Rich with history, this vacation spot is bursting with charm.  An advantage to visiting Washington D.C. is that there are countless free activities for you and your family enjoy. If you have a large family and are looking for a budget friendly vacation, D.C. should be your choice.  Great food and free family activities make this vacation spot one of the best in the United States.


Gatlinburg, Tennessee

If the mountains are more of your style, Gatlinburg, Tennessee is a family friendly location that is awaiting your arrival.  From the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Aquarium to exploring Cade’s Cove, your family will never run out of things to do in this location. This beautiful town, nestled in the mountains, will be a great escape for the entire family.  

Some of the best family summer vacation spots in the United States are listed above. These spots only scratch the surface of the many vacation spots available that cater towards family.  Being planning a vacation for you family using the vacation guide listed above.  What destinations will you visit this year? 

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Updated: 04/02/2012, Natasha
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Lovely Family Holidays on 10/01/2012

the summer vacations can be the best one if we accumulate all the stuff regarding the best chums and all the family members,it would add more charm if a good surrounding of healthy ids are there. I too love visiting new places.

dustytoes on 04/02/2012

I've been to Gatlinburg and Disney World - both are great vacation spots, but I wouldn't suggest doing Disney in the summer as the heat is oppressive.

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