Are You Looking For Affordable Family Summer Vacations?

For most of us, summer’s the best chance to take an extended vacation, away from it all. The Great Outdoors beckons, as do local beaches, and faraway destinations.  Do you need ideas about where to go with your family during the summer months?  Are you looking for affordable vacation ideas for your family? Well read below for some great affordable family travel ideas.

Great Wolf Lodge – Poconos – Great Wolf Lodge is a well-known name in resorts with indoor waterparks; this one, near Scotrun PA, has themed suites, animated show in the Grand Lobby, outdoor pool, Cub Club, arcade, MagiQuest interactive fantasy game, and — if you’re planning for December– a special “Snowland” season.

Hershey, PA – “Chocolate Town USA” has the Hersheypark amusement park, grand old Hotel Hershey, with kids club; Hershey Lodge, and more.

Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Waterpark.  This 200-suite Adirondack-themed family resort is part of the Great Escape theme park across the street, and is also the first hotel with an indoor waterpark in NY state; location is in Queesbury NY.

New Hampshire’s White Mountains – Great scenery; biking tours; Appalachian Mountain Club family adventure programs; camping; and underground caves and waterfall.

Tyler Place, VT – On Lake Champlain, with 165 acres and myriad family activities; programs for many different age, from newborn up. 30 miles from Champlain NY, 350 miles from NYC.

Smugglers Notch, VT – Best known as an award-winning ski resort, but with plenty going on in summer too; numerous kids programs, a child-care centre, and two teen centers.

Canada: Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Ottawa -Montreal and Quebec City have family fun, historical areas, and joie-de-vie; French is spoken, but those in the tourism industry welcome guests in English too. Multicultural Toronto, on Lake Ontario, has city pleasures and lots of fun for families, including relaxed Toronto Island right near downtown, and Ontario Place unique amusement park. Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, is known for its Parliament Buildings and pretty canal. 

Sandusky OH – Sandusky is one fun place in summertime, thanks to the famous roller coasters at Cedar Point Amusement Park. Sandusky also has a cluster of resorts with indoor waterparks. Being waterfront on Lake Erie is nice, too.

Colonial Williamsburg, VA – Colonial Williamsburg takes your family back in time: not only to stroll past historic buildings, but to watch real-live blacksmiths, talk to inn-keepers, hear patriots whisper about revolution… A staff of 3500, including archaeologists and historians, plus hundreds of volunteers bring the 18th century back to life. 

Myrtle Beach SC – Myrtle Beach is on the coast of South Carolina, 98 miles north of Charleston, and in the middle of 60 miles of beaches called the Grand Strand: budget-friendly, family-friendly place; many hotels have kids activities, playgrounds, waterpark features; fun parks, water parks, amusement parks.  Stop at Colonial Williamsburg VA on the way.

Orlando, FL: And there are plenty of families who drive long distances to one of the most popular destinations in the world for vacations with kids – Disney!.  Visit Disney; Universal Orlando: two theme parks, three great resorts; NickHotel: two waterparks, and theming and games by Nickelodeon.

Contact Colesville Travel if you would like us to arrange your family summer getaway. We have lots of ideas for all types of budgets.



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