Parenting The Best Family Vacation Destinations  

Ranker Travel
Originally by
2.6k votes 140 voters 4.7k 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.

1
48 36
Disneyland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Disneyland Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, California

2
37 31
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
smart43 added Los Angeles California, USA

3
37 36
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
San Diego California, USA

4
34 34
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

5
16 2
Dublin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Dublin Ireland

6
37 23
New York City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
New York City New York, USA

7
27 13
Hershey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Hershey Pennsylvania, USA

8
16 3
Niagara Falls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Niagara Falls Niagara Gorge

9
16 9
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
midgetslayer added Detroit Michigan, USA

10
34 24
Paris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Paris Île-de-France, France

11
27 17
London is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
London Great Britain, United Kingdom

12
15 4
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA

13
13 2
Cape Cod is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Cape Cod Massachusetts, USA

14
13 3
Boston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Boston Massachusetts, USA

15
12 2
Cape Town is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Cape Town Western Cape, South Africa

16
12 2
Sesame Place is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Sesame Place Langhorne, Pennsylvania, USA

17
12 3
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Vancouver British Columbia, Canada

18
12 3
Nantucket is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Nantucket Massachusetts, USA

19
11 2
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
St. Louis Missouri, USA

20
10 1
Rome is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Rome Lazio, Italy

21
27 22
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Washington, D.C. Contiguous United States, USA

22
17 11
Martha's Vineyard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations

23
16 11
East Hampton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
East Hampton New York, USA

24
8 2
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Hong Kong Asia

25
8 2
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

26
9 4
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Berlin Germany

27
8 3
Reykjavik is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Reykjavik Europe

28
8 3
Wisconsin Dells is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Wisconsin Dells Wisconsin, USA

29
27 26
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Honolulu Hawaii, USA

30
27 26
Yellowstone National Park is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Yellowstone National Park United States of America

31
15 32
Santa Barbara is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
smart43 added Santa Barbara California, USA

32
38 40
Walt Disney World is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Walt Disney World Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

33
25 32
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Adder added Las Vegas Nevada, USA

34
6 2
Lisbon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Lisbon Lisbon District, Portugal

35
6 2
Bahamas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Bahamas Americas

36
28 29
Grand Canyon National Park is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations

37
11 9
Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Barcelona Catalonia, Spain

38
5 2
Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Tokyo Japan

39
5 3
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Singapore Asia

40
15 16
Mount Rushmore National Memori... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations

41
9 14
French Riviera is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Adder added French Riviera France

42
7 6
Madrid is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Madrid Community of Madrid, Spain

43
6 5
Israel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Israel Asia

44
6 5
Denali National Park and Prese... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations

45
5 4
San Juan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
San Juan Puerto Rico

46
16 19
Kauai is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Kauai Hawaii, USA

47
3 2
Bermuda is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Bermuda Americas

48
21 26
The Wizarding World of Harry P... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Florida, USA

49
21 26
Universal Studios Florida is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations
Universal Studios Florida Orlando, Florida, USA

50
24 31
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Family Vacation Destinations