Has this ever happened to you? You spend a lot of time and effort planning for the perfect vacation for your family. You spend a considerable amount of money. You might even shed some blood and tears. (Ok, now, maybe I am exaggerating a little bit.) When the time finally arrives and you get to your destination, everything does not seem to meet your expectations. You end up getting disappointed and the mood permeates the whole vacation. I certainly hope that you have never had this experience but sad to say, many people have. So how do you avoid this? How can you have a wonderful time with family? Here are some secrets to the best family vacations.
Take a trip down memory lane
Travel back in time with the whole family. If you have teenage kids, you might want to visit a place that is a significant part of your past – maybe a town that you used to live in. Another option would be a historical place that has caught the interest of everyone in the family. I am sure that there is at least one place that your whole family can relate to. For example, is your family fond of watching Westerns? Maybe you can take the whole family on a vacation to a good old Western town and “relive” the old times. There are a lot of options when it comes to this. Your imagination’s the limit.
More secrets to come in the next post.