10 destinations for family vacations

It's vacation time! Come dream with us as we review the 10 most popular vacation spots for families around the world!


A classic for families, Florida offers you a wide variety of activities that will get you as excited as your little ones. You will be able to let your inner kid come out at Disney World, discover the world of celebrities and movies at Universal Studios, dive right into the Harry Potter World, master Legoland and more!


Home of the stars, California is also known for its many family attractions, including Disneyland. You can also be impressed by the vastness of the Grand Canyon, go enjoy the rides at Knott’s Berry Farm and find Legoland. Don’t forget to visit Hollywood for a chance to meet a celebrity!

A cruise

The advantage of going on a cruise is that you can visit multiple destinations during one trip, which can be extremely satisfying for children, who have a tendency to enjoy variety. Cruise ships now offer all the comfort of home or a chic hotel and many family friendly activities. Careful you don’t get seasick though!

The South

Whether you chose to go to Mexico, Jamaica, Cuba or the Dominican Republic, heading south is definitely a popular choice for families in Quebec. All-inclusive hotels offer very reasonable prices for a vacation under the sun the whole family will remember forever. We suggest a little swim with the dolphins for extra fun for the kids!


If your budget allows it, it is definitely worth checking out the City of Lights for a fun family vacation. Adults will be charmed by good wines and quality cheeses while your little ones will love to spend the day on the beaches of the south of France. In Paris, you can visit the Eiffel Tower or say bonjour to your old friend Mickey at Disneyland.


The birthplace of Harry Potter, you will now be able to visit the studios where they filmed the series if you are a fan. For a little history, you can also visit the many museums London has to offer for free or go to the Tower of London. For even more fun, we suggest a stop at Legoland or the bird’s eye view offered by the London Eye.

The Alps

For the ones that need to escape but don’t actually mind the snow, the Alps is the perfect vacation spot. Sports enthusiasts will definitely be happy with all the skiing. But if you are more the type to cuddle in a log cabin in front of the fire with a hot chocolate, you can do that too!

An African Safari

A real return to nature, an African safari allows you to explore Africa’s landscapes in the best way possible. You will be able to see unique animals, admire the savannah and stay in lodges or tents that will let you show your children the stars that shine so bright away from civilization.


A provincial park in Ontario, Sandbanks is the ideal place for camping by the lake. With its beautiful sandy beaches and a variety of sports and activities offered like boating, swimming and fishing, you will be able to spend quality time with the ones you love. Don’t forget the marshmallows!


Money is too tight to go on vacation this year? No worry, our own city has tons to offer for families looking to enjoy their time together. Make your children discover the beauty of Montreal by heading to the Old Port. If you want to learn, remember the Biodome, the Insectarium and the Montréal Science Centre.

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