These winter getaway destinations are fun for the whole family

Feb 19 2020, 3:08 pm

With the excitement of the holiday season come and gone, it is time to look to the future and anticipate your next family-oriented event.

Regardless of if you are a group of adventure seekers, beach bums, or anything in between, embarking on a journey together full of shared experiences can be one of the most effective methods of bonding as a family.

Before winter wears off, and the hustle and bustle of spring and summertime activities comes into full swing, here is our list of winter getaways that are fun for the whole family.

Kaanapali, Maui

 

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Whether you go for the all-inclusive or see for yourself route, Kaanapali on Maui’s west coast has something for everyone.

From gorgeous beaches to surreal snorkelling to an abundance of kid-friendly locations and activities, Kaanapali is an ideal location for families looking for a combination of relaxation and recreation.

Visiting Maui in the winter is particularly special if you choose to participate in a whale watching tour as it is humpback whale breeding season.

Barbados

 

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The island of Barbados offers a multitude of active activities for those families that are looking to satisfy their need for an adrenaline rush.

Explore Harrison’s Cave, swim with sea turtles in pristine blue waters, and admire the wildlife at the¬†Barbados Wildlife Reserve.

A trip to this iconic Caribbean getaway is perfect for reconnecting with loved ones while embarking on unforgettable adventures.

Copper Mountain, Colorado

 

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For a cooler change of pace, put the ‘winter’ back in winter getaway with a spring ski trip.

Copper Mountain offers excellent deals for families such as saving up to 52% off lodging with rates starting as low as $148 ($196 CAD) with kids skiing for free.

Whether you’re a certified snow bunny or looking to pick up a new hobby, a snowy escape is a perfect way to get cozy with the fam.

Anaheim, California

 

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If you want to submit yourselves as the best parents ever, grab the kids and venture over to the home of America’s favourite mouse.

On top of being the location of Disneyland Park and Disney’s California Adventure, Knott’s Berry Farm is also nearby as well as Legoland in neighbouring Carlsbad and the San Diego Zoo, which is roughly a two-hour drive away, but completely doable in a day.

Koh Samui, Thailand

 

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If you are looking for an idyllic tropical family getaway without the hefty price tag, look no further than Koh Samui.

Explore the breathtaking waterfalls, swim through the pristine turquoise waters, and get in touch with yourself and your family at the traditional pagodas.

There is a plethora of activities for every age range, pools and water activities for the kids and luscious spas and romantic restaurants for the grown-ups. A trip to Koh Samui is sure to be one that your family looks back on with great fondness.

Jasper, Canada

 

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For those who enjoy spending quality time together in the great outdoors, Jasper spouts endless possibilities for good-time family fun.

Whether you’re venturing in the colder months to discover the snow-blanketed winter wonderland or venturing in the spring and summer for some hiking and camping, Jasper is as charming as it is beautiful.

An active family is a happy family, and there are limitless possibilities in this Canadian wilderness paradise.