Welcome to Best Kid Friendly Travel!
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 – 8:53 pm | Comments Off

We make it easy to plan the perfect family vacation.  Our reviews are written by parents who’ve been there. Their itineraries share the insider tips only the locals know on how to have a great …

Read the full story »
Family Beaches

Kids love the beach; it’s like a giant sandbox to play in for hours! Browse our favorite family friendly beaches.

Family Travel Tips

Find tips from parents about packing, planning, flying, navigating a theme park, safety, and more.

Family Vacation Destinations

Get ideas for your family vacation by browsing our recommended itineraries written by parents who’ve been there.

Theme Parks and Attractions

From aquariums to theme parks to zoos, get insider tips on the local attractions from parents who’ve been there.

Travel Deals

Find great deals on your family vacation. Take advantage of our Best Rate Guarantee. Book your trip with us today!

Home » Family Travel Tips, Family Vacation Planning, Holidays & Family Reunions

Mutigenerational Travel Can be Fun!

Submitted by on Sunday, June 8, 2008No Comment

travel-with-grandparentsRobert DiGiacomo of the Boston Globe wrote a very helpful article for multigenerational travel.
More and more people are Traveling with grandparents can make for a wonderfully memorable family vacation. I’ve listed out my favorite points below:

-Have a loose itinerary. Have a few scheduled activities or meals, and leave room for people to go off on their own. Let everyone have a say. A pushy cruise-director is an invitation for rebellion.

-Keep the pace comfortable for all. Know in advance if you’re having a mellow, relaxing beach trip, or an on-the-go trip to the theme park, to an educational historic adventure. Make sure it’s the right fit for everyone going.

-Rent a house. A house or villa will allow common areas for impromptu gathering, and private spaces for down time. If you can’t, a multi-room hotel like at a Residence Inn by Marriott or similar. At the very least, get rooms near each other

-Know the limitations. If someone has a physical challenge, or if there are small kids, staying on-site or going on a cruise might be best to limit how much walking and driving to and from the attractions. It also allows those who need it to take a break to get it quickly.

Read Robert’s article.

Be Sociable, Share!

Comments are closed.