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The Best Family Vacation Destinations 

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Updated April 2, 2018 3.6k votes 200 voters 5.4k views 87 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite kid-friendly places to take a family trip

List of the Best Family Vacation Destinations ranked from best to worst. Taking a vacation with your family can be a lot of fun, but is can also be a lot of work. A great family destination has to have fun activities for the kids while offering plenty of things for mom and dad to do. Which is the best family vacation destination? Vote on this list and make sure your favorite spot ends up on top.

The first place that comes to mind as a great family destination is Walt Disney World. The Magic Kingdom brings out the kid in all of us. The teacups and flying Dumbo's are classic kid's rides and mom and dad can get a thrill riding on Space Mountain. Circus Circus in Las Vegas is also a great spot for the entire family. There is gambling for the parents, games for the children and a live circus act that everyone can enjoy.

If you are looking to get out into nature during your family vacation be sure to check out one of our spectacular National Parks. The Grand Canyon is a must see spot for the whole family. Its breath-taking beauty will impress kids and parents alike. Yosemite National Park offers families easy and moderate hikes that will encourage teamwork and build the bonds of family.

Which is the best family vacation destination? Just looking for some kid-friendly trip ideas? Vote on this list and let us know which family friendly vacation spot is your favorite in the comments section.
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Disneyland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, California
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Walt Disney World is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA
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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
California, USA
4
New York City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
New York, USA
5
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
smart43 added California, USA
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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Contiguous United States, USA
7
Grand Canyon National Pa... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
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Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Hawaii, USA
9
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
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Hershey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Pennsylvania, USA
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Paris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Île-de-France, France
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Universal Studios Florid... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Orlando, Florida, USA
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London is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Great Britain, United Kingdom
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The Wizarding World of H... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Orlando, Florida, USA
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Disney's Animal Kingdom ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
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Yellowstone National Par... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
United States of America
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Martha's Vineyard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Massachusetts, USA
18
East Hampton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
New York, USA
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Niagara Falls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Niagara Gorge
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Cape Cod is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Massachusetts, USA
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Dublin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Ireland
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Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Adder added Nevada, USA
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Boston is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Massachusetts, USA
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Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
British Columbia, Canada
25
Kauai is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Hawaii, USA