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Find lots of ideas at Have Children Will Travel!
1. Start with Your Travel Guide – packed full of adventure ideas along with essential "how-to" advice.
2. Then pick a favorite destination or activity in Adventure Travel Ideas – grouped by interests.
3. Connect with families who love to travel in The Gathering Place – find support and encouragement.
4. Browse Your Travel Journals for memorable family adventures. Also, share your favorites.
5. Once you pick a vacation, turn to the Travel Experts and Resource Center for the practical help.
It’s Blue Ribbon excitement at your State Fair. Iowa's State Fair is the nation’s biggest, oldest, and greatest! Nothing compares to the excitement of a State Fair. Grab the kids and head off to a State Fair near you. Make it a family tradition and head off to a State Fair near you - many celebrated far into the fall season. See the following list of State Fairs.
Swimming with the Humpback Whales of Tonga. Join Deb on a most unforgettable journey to the South Pacific to swim with Humpback whales. Share her personal moments with a mother humpback and her calf. See why Tonga, and its scattering of islands with blue-green lagoons, steep limestone cliffs, lush jungles and warm, heartfelt people is a favorite vacation spot for human and whale families alike. An adventure not to be missed!
Share a favorite family adventure with Habeeb and his great-grandsons. Toddlers, giraffes, zoomobiles, baboons, and carousels – oh my! Discover what makes Canada's Toronto Zoo, one of the world’s top wildlife parks and favorite family attractions.
Share CW's family travel adventure to the Dominican Republic and the family resort of Casa de Campo. Explore the Colonial District in Santo Domingo, the first city in the Americas; learn about amber and why larimar is special to this country; check out the enormous Lighthouse to Columbus--especially at night; visit San Pedro de Macoris--famous to the world of sports; and find lots of family fun at Casa de Campo, an all-inclusive resort in La Romana.
Share Jill’s family Louisiana adventure with her husband and daughters in one of the liveliest cities of the south, New Orleans! It’s a celebration of the famous Madi Gras, along with Mississippi river boat cruises, Bourbon Street's jazz and blues, Audubon’s animal and insect museums, and some of the finest dining in the south.
Share CW's adventure in Baja California,
Mexico--spot California Gray whales in Magdalena Bay; explore the Baja
desert alive with unique cacti; kayak along side breaching manta ray in
the Sea of Cortez; swim among playful sea lions at Los Islotes; hike
the arroyos of Isla Espiritu Santo; and surf the waves at Todos Santos.
Read about CW's magical adventure to the ancient Maya City of Copan in Honduras. Roam about the majestic temples; view intricately carved stelae; learn about the rulers and their conquests from detailed Hieroglyphics; and marvel at the feats of this once amazing civilization. CW encounters fun little creatures and unusual plants while learning some very interesting facts about the Maya.
Read about CW's great adventure on Roatan, a small tropical island off the coast of Honduras. Tag along as he kayaks the clear blue Caribbean waters, explores rusted shipwrecks, snorkels among colorful tropical fish and best of all... swims with the playful dolphins of Roatan!
The Highlands of Scotland offer the ultimate and eXtreme family outdoor sports adventures for active families and young adult solo travelers. You and the kids of all ages will find a favorite sport and activity, making your family vacation to the Scotland Highlands a memorable travel adventure.
Take to the road for a family travel adventure and get away and experience the sites, views, and heritage along these American Scenic Byways.
Share family-friendly fun in Yountville with Jill and her family – hot air balloons, children’s parks, organic gardens, chicken coops, bee hives, French bistros, Swiss chocolates, trolley rides, and lots more. Here are Jill's family-friendly favorites in what to do, what to see, and where to stay and eat while in Yountville, California.
Travelin' Grandma takes to the road visiting Colonial Williamsburg. Join Myrna and her two grandkids as they explore historical sites, romp through an amusement park, and enjoy special family time together.
Travelin' Grandma takes to the road visiting Colonial Williamsburg. Join Myrna and her two grandkids as they explore historical sites and attractions of Williamsburg and Jamestown.
Take to the road with Robin, Vic and the kids through New Mexico's Wheeler Peak mountain range into Arizona, Sedona and Grand Canyon, and to Nevada, Las Vegas. With visits to Hoover Dam, Montezuma's Castle National Historic site, Wupatki National monument and Petrified Forest National monument.
Discover Hawaii’s sun, surf and Disney at Aulani, the ultimate family resort on Oahu, Hawaii. Join Jill and Eric and their two daughters, Lizzy and Katie as they explore this fantasy resort offering a multitude of amazing attractions and endless activities
A Howling Good Time can be had in the wilds of northern Minnesota at the International Wolf Center.
San Francisco is a favorite among visitors, including Jill and her family. Jill shares several of her favorite activities in and around the city by the bay. And, they are all free!
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A family vacation can be one of the most wonderful and remembered times of one’s life--longed to be repeated over and over. Planning... good planning... will make or break that family getaway.
with Deb Cornick
Have Children Will Travel.
I am often asked, "Where can our family go for a summer vacation?" and I reply with asking these basic questions...
For more good advice, read... How to make the best of Family Travel.
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Happy Summer Vacations! ...may they be filled with family, friends and travel adventures.
Until next time...
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