BravoFilipino|8 Best Family Vacations In The U.S.|The United States (U.S. or US) is the world’s fourth-largest country by total area and with such a big country; it can be a bit difficult to know from where to start the family vacations when planning a trip to the U.S. The cities of the U.S. are known for their glamor and fun. The country includes places from ancient civilizations to the monuments of the Revolutionary Wars. The best places to visit in the U.S. during a family vacation depend on everyone’s interest but here is a list of some of the perfect destinations and ideas in the U.S. for your next trip to make it a memorable one.
Walt Disney World, Orlando –
Relive your childhood at the Disney world. This place is very well known for its timeless appeal. Disney World has many theme parks like ‘The Magic Kingdom, Epcot’, ‘Disney’s Hollywood Studios’, Disney’s Animal Kingdom’ and many water parks like Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon’, Disney’s Blizzard Beach’ and ‘Disney’s River Country’. The best time to visit here is between March to May as this time you will find the best weather conditions.
Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World
The Grand Canyon –
The Grand Canyon has been one of the best places where people from all around the world have travelled to see the beauty of its red and orange grandeur. The mighty Colorado River has carved the Grand Canyon over the years. The Grand Canyon stretches to around 446 km in length and is 29 km wide with a depth of around 1,857 meters. Hordes of tourists visit the place in summers and very limited hotels are available.
The Colorado River flowing through the Grand Canyon
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Yosemite National Park –
Yosemite National Park is located in California and covers an area of 3,029 km. Yosemite is globally recognized for its waterfalls, lakes, granite cliffs, glaciers, mountains and giant sequoia groves. In Yosemite, families can do various activities together like horseback riding, rafting down the scenic Merced River, fishing and hiking. Camping in the park on a roof rack tent is the best and inexpensive way to experience Yosemite.
Circus Circus, Las Vegas –
Circus Circus is located in Las Vegas with over 11,513 sq ft of gaming space and almost 200 games to play. The resort-casino occupies around 70 acres of land with about 3,800 rooms. It is generally known for the performers that perform the airborne stunts every half an hour. Wandering clowns can be seen everywhere in the Midway surrounding the center stage.
Circus Circus Resort-Casino
Disneyland, Anaheim –
Disneyland is the first of the two theme parks of Disney in Anaheim, California. It is the only and the oldest Disney theme park in the world that has been built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It has many mouse theme attractions to keep you and your kids happy and busy. Disneyland is busy and crowded throughout the year but the best time to visit here is March to May as the weather conditions are pleasant.
Maui Island stretches to 1883 km and is the second largest of the Hawaiian islands. This island has numerous beautiful sights for all age groups. From beaches such as Wailea beach to have fun at the day time to the unique black sand shores at Waianapanapa State Park. You and the kids can also have a view of the world’s largest dormant volcano from Haleakala National Park. You can also dance alongside the professional hula dancers and can see five different types of sea turtles on the Island.
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort –
If the snowfall and the sight of snow make your family happy, then just head towards the Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort located in the Little Cottonwood Canyon near Salt Lake City. It offers around 2,500 acres of snow-covered mountains to ski with a vertical height of 3,240 feet. Snowbird receives more than 500 inches of snowfall annually because of the Great Salt Lake located nearby. Snowbird has 10 chairlifts including quads and doubles, 169 runs with an uphill capacity of 17,400 individuals. Kids and adults can also learn skiing and snowboarding at the Snowboard Mountain School for skiing and snowboarding at the Snowbird.
Tanque Verde Ranch, Arizona –
If you and your family get excited with the sight of desert, cacti or horseback rides then Tanque Verde Ranch located in Arizona is the best place for your family vacation. It stretches in about 640 acres of land in the Sonoran Desert near Saguaro National Park. Bike or horse lovers will get ample riding opportunities from breakfast rides to picnic rides with proper riding lessons for beginners. You can explore the canyons and hike through the desert wilds beside the beautiful Saguaro National Park. Also, outdoor barbecue is served at night with bonfires and steak to light up your nights. People can also enjoy fishing, mountain biking, tennis and swimming at the Tanque Verde Ranch.