The Best Places to Go for the Whole Family

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Are you planning your next family holiday but don't know where to go? You can refer to this list of the best places to go for the whole family for some inspiration. As you know, the world is home to thousands of beautiful destinations geared towards families and deciding which ones to visit can be confusing. It can even be more challenging if your family members have different preferences. Don't fret—this list of places is guaranteed to delight everyone, kids included.

The Best Places to Go for the Whole Family


Home to awe-inspiring ruins, tropical palm-fringed beaches, and remote jungles, Cambodia is a Southeast Asian country offering many incredible things for an unusual family holiday. The country's mind-provoking history and rich culture will spark the interest of adults and curious kids.

Exploring the magnificent Angkor Wat complex in Siem Reap should be at the top of your list when visiting Cambodia with the family. As the largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat is a massive temple complex built around the 12th Century during the Khmer Empire. If you only have time to visit one temple, make it Ta Prohm, featured in the Hollywood film Tomb Raider. What makes it stand out is that it has massive trees growing out of its ruins. 

Take your kids to Tonle Sap Lake, a freshwater lake home to a stilt village. Go on a boat trip around the lake and visit local houses suspended on eight-foot stilts. At the end of your trip to Cambodia, the best way to relax is to lounge at one of the country's gorgeous beaches. Off the coast of Sihanoukville, you'll find the paradise islands of Koh Rong, which exude a laidback feel, surrounded by turquoise waters.

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Clean, efficient, and child-friendly, Denmark is an ideal country to take a holiday with the whole family. It offers a variety of activities that cater to adults and kids of all ages. From wandering through beautiful parks and gardens to exploring museums and taking up outdoor adventures, Denmark has everything you could ever wish for in a family holiday.

For active families, the self-governing archipelago of the Faroe Islands would be an incredible place to visit. It's home to Viking villages, fairytale castles, and verdant islands, giving you plenty to explore on a hike. In the small town of Bøur, discover what life is like in a Viking village. Walk or bike around to get a peek at local life. Head out to the water to experience fishing and enjoy your catch for a well-deserved dinner. 

In Copenhagen, you'll find many family-friendly attractions guaranteed to delight everyone. Take the kids to Tivoli Gardens, one of the world's oldest theme parks. Try the terrifying rides or wander around its pretty gardens and lake to soak up the relaxing views. After a day at the park, check out the other child-friendly attractions, such as the Copenhagen Zoo, Copenhagen Botanical Garden, and the National Aquarium of Denmark.

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While the beautiful beaches are the biggest draws amongst families visiting Croatia, many other activities are available for the entire family to enjoy. Give your kids a history lesson at the Old Town of Dubrovnik, enjoy outdoor fun at the Plitvice Lakes, or go on a boat trip in the Dalmatian Islands.

The walled town of Dubrovnik is among Croatia's top attractions and a must-visit for families, especially if you want to teach your kids a little bit of Croatian history. It was built around the 7th century to defend the city against invaders. Climb to the towers and forts connected by these walls for a panoramic view of the city. For families who love to explore the outdoors, nothing can compare to the Plitvice Lakes National Park, a majestic park with stunning lakes and waterfalls. The best way to explore the park is to walk on one of its many hiking trails.

If you want to tour the islands on your visit to Croatia, consider going on an island-hopping trip on the Dalmatian Coast. Start in Vis, which you can reach on a day trip from Split. Then head to the small island of Biševo, where you'll find the magnificent Blue Cave. 

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Boasting a wide variety of natural landscapes spread across six time zones, Canada is a massive country offering numerous things for the entire family. It has outdoor adventures for all ages, cosmopolitan cities to explore, and tons of child-friendly attractions for an unforgettable family vacation.

The Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia is a lovely lakeside town offering a wide range of activities for adults and kids. You can try the bumper boats at the floating water park and have fun at the playground around the lake's edge. After a day of adventures, share delicious meals at one of the town's scenic picnic spots. 

Prince Edward Island is a picturesque paradise that's a must-visit for families vacationing in Canada. It's famous for its red stone cliffs and beautiful sandy beaches offering fun water activities, from swimming to kayaking. The best way to spend the night on the island is to camp by the sea. At night, gather around a campfire and listen to the classic stories of Anne of Green Gables, a fictional girl who lived on the island, with landmarks and story influenced by the author's life.

Red cliffs at Prince Edward Island. From The Best Places to Go for the Whole Family


Ibiza is a stunning island famous for its party vibe. But there is also some great family holidays in Ibiza, with lots of fun things on offer for all. It has gorgeous beaches, scenic hiking trails, and fun activities for kids of all ages. Whatever your preference, Ibiza will have something for you.

You could spend most of your days playing at the beautiful beaches of Ibiza. Cala Longa, which lies on an inlet close to Santa Eulalia, is a family-friendly beach with a children's playground where your little ones can have fun as you lounge around. For active kids, take them to Aguamar Water Park, where they can splash around at the pool with fun slides.

If your kids don't mind long walks, explore Ibiza's charming towns, starting in Dalt Vila, a fortified old town with many interesting architectural and cultural sights.

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