Best Family Destinations to Visit in 2019


Over 100 million Americans will pack their bags and hit the road for a family vacation this year. Family vacations are an invaluable bonding experience. And an amazing way to break out of mundane routines.
Travel helps you see the world differently. Expand your family's horizons with great family vacations.
But what are the best places to take a family on vacation? How do you decide where to go and what to see?

Check out our list of the top 10 family destinations in the U.S. and plan your trip today!
1. The Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is at the top of every family's travel bucket list. There are few sites in the US that are more iconic than the Grand Canyon.
And 2019 is the perfect time to make that awe-inspiring journey. In 2019 the Grand Canyon National Park celebrates its 100th anniversary.
Commemorative events will be happening throughout the year. Including the Centennial Summerfest and Star Party. You can delight in cultural performances from tribes native to the Grand Canyon region.
Accommodations will fill up quickly, so make sure to book your rooms for this monumental season asap.
2. Alaska
Put the Last Frontier at the top of your vacation bucket list! Alaska is celebrating its 60th anniversary with tons of new activities and more direct flights. 
Alaskan cruises are one of the most popular ways to see Alaska. You can book a several night cruise on most major cruise lines. And they always include tons of kid-friendly activities.
Or you can rent a camper and see the Alaskan countryside yourselves! Take a hike in the gorgeous Denali National Park. And get up close and personal with otters at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
3. Las Vegas
Sin City has a reputation as an adult playground. But, don't let that stop you from planning an amazing Vegas vacation with the family!
Vegas is more family-friendly than ever. And it boasts tons of exciting attractions for children of all ages.
Take a gondola ride through the world-famous Venetian hotel. Or catch a jaw-dropping Cirque Du Soleil show with the kids.
And don't forget to visit the Adventuredome Theme Park! Adventuredome is entirely indoors and boasts over 5 acres of rides and activities. You can also try your luck at fair games or play a few rounds of mini-golf!
4. New Orleans
The Big Easy isn't just for partying -- there are plenty of family-friendly things to see in New Orleans. Stroll the oak-lined streets of the French Quarter. Then stop for delectable beignet at Café du Monte.
And New Orleans just became even more family friendly with the opening of the Louisiana Children's Museum in the City Park.
Your kids can have a fun match on a life-size outdoor chess board. Or get familiar with Louisiana's local flora by enjoying the edible garden.
5. New York City
This year is big for NYC tourism. The new statue of Liberty museum just opened its doors in May. You and your family can see amazing artifacts like her original torch.
Hudson Yards will also be celebrating its inaugural year in the Big Apple.
This incredible development is the biggest since Rockefeller Center. And it boasts hundreds of shops and restaurants, an amazing art center, and the tallest observation deck in the hemisphere!
And of course, no trip to New York would be complete without a visit to bustling Time Square. Take pleasure in watching your kids eyes light up like the lights on Broadway!
6. Disney World
Disney World is a family favorite. Take a spin in the teacups and meet all your favorite characters. Kids and parents alike will delight in the nightly firework shows.
And this August Disney opens it's Star Wars: Galaxy Edge area of the park. Geek out with the family on the Millennium Falcon and explore a forgotten space outpost.
7. Memphis, Tennesee
Memphis is celebrating its bicentennial in 2019 with tons of fun events. Take your kids on a tour of Graceland, Elvis Presley's famous home.
Kids and parents alike will love seeing Memphis from a riverboat cruise. And the National Civil Rights Museum calls Memphis home. Take a tour with the family and learn about this crucial, sensitive topic.
Take a stroll down Beale Street and enjoy some delicious BBQ. This is also the center of Memphis' legendary music scene. Catch a few sets with the kids!
8. Oahu, Hawaii
The Aloha State is a dream family vacation locale. Stroll along the white sand beaches and bob in the crystal clear waters. Or take a snorkeling class and explore the incredible wildlife waiting below the sapphire depths.
And no visit to Hawaii would be complete without a festive Luau.
Head to the Disney Aulani resort for a family-friendly Luau featuring Moana! Your kids can enjoy themselves with cultural activities. They can make lei necklaces and bracelets or get traditional Hawaiian temporary tattoos.
The Luau festivities begin at 5:30 so everything is over by bedtime!
9. Washington D.C.
Few places in the U.S. offer the level of history and cultural experiences as D.C. And a vacation to D.C. is surprisingly affordable -- many of the best attractions are inexpensive or free!
Check out more information on affording your vacation!  
Take a ride on a vintage carousel in Glen Echo Park. You can also enjoy a magic show and storytelling. Cap off your day with a fun face painting.
If your kids love animals look no further than the Smithsonian National Zoo. This free zoo boasts exotic inhabitants like cheetahs and pandas. And did we mention it's free?
10. Philidelphia
Philadelphia was the heart of the American revolution. There are tons of historical sites to see and children friendly attractions. Start with a tour of some of Philly's historical sites. 
Start with the National Constitution Center for immersive and interactive children's exhibits. After that take a walk over to the Liberty Bell to see it's famous crack!
Best Family Destinations to Visit in 2019
The United States is full of amazing places to see. And some of the best family destinations for vacations are in the United States.

So, get out the old Atlas and plan a memorable family vacation today! Where are you heading this year? Leave us a comment about the amazing vacation you have planned!

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