Family Travel

A visit to the U.S.’s newest national park means adrenaline-filled outdoor adventures, fall foliage, and craft beers.
A dad and veteran AFAR traveler checks out the scene in Nendaz, which offers all kinds of winter fun for everyone in your gang.
Calling all Disney theme park fans— this is the only Disney cruise ship with an actual ride on it.
If you’re traveling to the City of Light with kids, book a room in one of these stylish hotels.
From epic stargazing and unparalleled sunsets to charming communal plazas and stylish accommodations, Mountain Village is a family-friendly, European-style destination that will make you feel like you’re on top of the world—in more ways than one.
From the Western hemisphere’s largest aquarium to the world’s largest dinosaur, plan a trip to Georgia’s capital filled with epic views and activities to thrill the whole family.
The best way to instill a love of travel is to start them young. Whether you have a baby in a carrier or a brood of preteens, check out our AFAR-approved destinations and itineraries for traveling with babies, toddlers, tweens, and teens.
As Hawai‘i drops all of its pandemic-era travel restrictions, this is a chance for families to return to the islands with a stronger appreciation of nature and of Native Hawaiian culture.
Discover the dreamlike appeal—or encanto—of Colombia with family or friends as you travel the country’s six diverse regions.
Our writer, a Las Vegas expert, has looked at the city from nearly every angle: This time, it’s through the eyes of his three young daughters. His conclusion? When done right, traveling with children to Vegas doesn’t have to be a gamble.
Travelers and families who missed out in 2020 are relishing the festivities.
Families looking to combine education and travel fun can choose from more than 60 kid-friendly, once-in-a-lifetime trips—including astronomy lessons in Chile and sustainable farming 101 in Denmark—crafted by outfitter Black Tomato.
Fall is around the corner, but there’s still time to take the kids somewhere special.
Change a good family vacation into a really awesome one by staying at a place where kids get to do the coolest things.
AFAR parents, tired of schlepping giant car seats on trips, say the compact WAYB Pico travel car seat is a game changer.
Technology has made finding out more about our roots easier than ever. That has led to a surging number of travelers pursuing their ancestral trails in search of the people and places that define their past.
A new Marvel realm arrives—just in time for an influx of new visitors.
Flying couches and carousels feature in the colorful new realm.
As Disneyland announces its reopening, we round up the museums, exhibits, and theme parks we would plan a trip around.
The results are in from our junior judges—and they are inspiring and hysterical.
Whether you’re planning on staying a little closer to home this year (ahem, coronavirus), or want to venture a bit further with your brood (and if not this year, there’s always planning for next), these are the places AFAR editors love to visit this time of year.
Luxury abounds at the sprawling Montage Palmetto Bluff, but the resort’s best assets are the waterways and wildlife across 20,000 acres of South Carolina Lowcountry.