Top 10 destinations for families

Family-friendly rentals in Miramar Beach

With tons of beachside properties from where your family can spot dolphins playing in turquoise waves, these sleepy and serene oceanside towns promise an unforgettable family vacay.

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Family-friendly rentals in Gulf Shores

Go to Gulf Shores for its celebrated white-sand beaches and stay for the unforgettable adventures your fam will have fishing, exploring cool historical sites and building really huge sandcastles.

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Family-friendly rentals in Panama City Beach

If you and the kids are seeking sunsets, sailing and some of the freshest seafood on the Panhandle, we're pretty sure you should escape to Panama City Beach, with its 27 miles of gorgeous coastline.

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Family-friendly rentals in Fort Walton Beach

The great outdoors are calling. Get back to nature in laid-back Fort Walton Beach, where pristine (and uncrowded) white-sand beaches and emerald waves amount to family-vacation paradise.

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Family-friendly rentals in Cape Cod

Pack your finest seersucker for a trip to this timeless New England summer destination, where families can make treasured memories spotting whales, collecting seashells and exploring lighthouses.

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Discovering family vacation ideas

Family vacations with the kids or the extended family can be a great way to explore a new city and make memories. Whether you’re enjoying a family reunion in an exotic locale or looking for an unforgettable trip with the kids, you can find a range of family vacation ideas and rentals on Vrbo suited to every type of traveler.

Family reunion

Choosing the right locale for a family reunion can be as challenging as getting everyone together, but there are plenty of places well-suited to large groups of all ages. Places like Silver Bay, New York, and Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont, offer excellent mountain hiking and skiing, as well as other outdoor-oriented family activities and historic sites. For a beach trip, Kissimmee and Orlando, Florida, are close to world-famous theme parks and beaches, and also have a range of adult activities to enjoy. Whatever you choose, plenty of unique destinations have spacious homes, lodges, cabins, and more to accommodate large groups of multiple families, often including amenities like pools and bunk beds for the kids.

Best family vacations

Whether you want an adventure out in nature or a few days of adrenaline-pumping rides at an amusement park, you can find numerous locations that are perfect for the best family vacations. Places like Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Canyon are bucket list destinations for families, while locations like Washington, D.C., and Williamsburg are perfect for exploring history and heritage with the kids. No matter how you’re looking to spend your vacation, you’ll find a range of family-friendly vacation rentals that provide you with all you need for your family or a large group during your trip.

Vacations for kids

If you’re planning a trip with the kids, you have plenty of places to choose from. From theme parks and zoos to historic sites and science museums, an array of locations offer educational and fun opportunities to create lasting memories. Vacation rentals in places like Orlando, Florida, San Antonio, Texas, and Yosemite, California, provide you with all you need to occupy the kids, such as multiple bedrooms, private pools, bunk beds, and entertainment units, so you can make the most of the trip.

Cheap family vacations

Taking the entire family on vacation can be costly, but budget-friendly locations and vacation rentals can make the trip of your dreams more affordable. Places like Branson and its 4 theme parks with daily discounts, Lake Tahoe and its free beaches, recreation areas, and vast lake, and the Outer Banks and its historic sites, sandy beaches, and wild horses, are perfect cheap family vacations. In addition to the free or inexpensive attractions in these areas, you can also find cheap accommodations with hotel-like amenities, such as pools, entertainment areas, and full kitchens to cook your own meals.

Best family vacation in the US

Whether you want a weeklong vacation or a short weekend break with the kids, you’ll find a range of family-friendly locations right here in the U.S. Places like Huntsville, Alabama, which boasts space attractions and moon landing reenactments, and Memphis, Tennessee, which has kid-friendly zoos, parks, and outdoor festivals, are perfect for a family trip. If you’re looking for a beach trip, Gulf Shores has many exciting locations with sandy beaches, zoos, and outdoor spaces for recreation and activities. However you want to spend your trip, plenty of family-friendly destinations offer a range of family accommodation options that are suited to a large group of kids or several families, offering a full set of appliances and multiple bedrooms.

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