Living in Minnesota over the winter months can take a toll. When my 4 year old said “mom, can we PLEASE go visit the sun?” I realized that my whole family needed a vacation more than ever.
Many people think you can’t travel to your favorite destinations with kids but as long as you just keep a few key things in mind, you might find that your favorite destination can also be a great place to travel with kids.
I look for some key things, such the distance from the airport and whether the resort has options for the kids (kiddy pool, playground, kids club, etc). Then, I bring along a few favorite toys and we simply make the best of the adventure.
Cancun, Mexico was the destination of choice for our family -
Picture your little one making a sand castle on the beach, swimming in a kiddy pool, eating and drinking WHENEVER they want. Now imagine getting a massage or playing golf while your kids are having fun at the kids club. That is exactly what you get at all-inclusive resorts in Mexico.
Here is why Cancun was a perfect getaway for our family:
Looking for other options?
The Caribbean also has many wonderful kid-friendly resorts and there are often specials for kids to eat, play, and stay for free.
You can’t beat Theme Park vacations for the little ones.
My daughter’s favorite place in the world is Hawaii . If you are nervous about a longer flight, we have some tips for air-travel with kids.
It does not end there; there are many more kid-friendly destinations and resorts for you to choose from.
The most important tip: go on vacation with your kids! Just remember to bring a few of their favorite toys, be flexible, and have fun!
What are your favorite family friendly destinations? Comment below with your own list of the best places to travel with kids.