Take a Road Trip
Depending on where you’re located, a road trip can be an awesome and inexpensive idea for a family vacation.
1. Seven Magic Mountains, Nevada
With no entry fee, this is an awesome site to take your family to see via road trip.
2. Antelope Canyon
For a low price, you can visit Antelope Canyon in Arizona for some stunning views and interesting hikes.
3. Blue Ridge Parkway
This incredibly scenic drive is free and has many hikes and views to see along the way.
4. Great Lakes
Take a road trip around Michigan to explore the Great Lakes.
5. New England
New England is a great place to take a road trip. Start in Massachusetts and make your way down to Connecticut, stopping at major cities and landmarks along the way.
Tip: The best way to make sure your road trip is affordable is by setting a budget and a plan ahead of time. Happy travels!
Day Trip Ideas
Take the whole family on a super fun museum day! Most cities and towns have museums full of history that you can likely drive to from your home.
Grab the kids and go on an awesome adventure at your nearest mountain town to have the perfect day trip full of hikes and outdoor activities.
3. Amusement or Theme Park
While some can be very expensive, there are several amusement and theme parks around the country that are affordable that the kids will love.
Enjoy a “Staycation”
1. Make a scavenger hunt around your neighborhood
2. Family hike or bike ride
3. Board game tournament
4. Build a fort
5. Set up an arts and crafts room
6. Learn a new hobby
7. At-home spa day
8. Baking competition
9. Backyard camping
10. Movie day
These are just a few ideas, there are many ways to make a staycation super fun for the whole family! For more activity and game ideas, check out the Great Wolf blog. Want to take your family on a fun vacation at a great price? Check out deals and discounts available at Great Wolf Lodge!