Guam for Families
Collected by Frederick Simeon
Beyond Guam's dramatic cliffs and white sand beaches, visitors will find a complex culture shaped by centuries of Spanish, Japanese, and American influences. This diverse U.S. territory offers an enduring mix of East-meets-West-meets-everything-in-between.
Archbishop Felixberto Flores Street, Hagåtña, 96910, Guam
The legend of Sirena, the Guamanian mermaid, goes like this: Sirena was a girl who lived near the Minondo River in olden times, and she loved to swim. One day, Sirena’s mother sent her to gather coconut shells by the river. Once Sirena saw the...
Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Ypao Beach has it all—white sand, a gorgeous coastline, plentiful sea life, grass fields, and a kids’ playground. Pack a lunch and sunbathe on the shore, snorkel, or hunt for seashells. Nice perk: the public bathrooms are super clean, with showers...
Pale San Vitores Rd, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Shark diving tends to be an activity reserved for risk takers. But at UnderWater World Guam, you can get all the thrill of diving with sharks within the safe, controlled environment of a world-class aquarium. The "Dive with the Sharks" package...
210 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
A trip to the Pacific islands isn’t complete without taking in a cultural dance show. On Guam, the offerings range from somewhat authentic to gloriously cheesy, with shows that incorporate a mix of dance styles from across Micronesia, Melanesia,...
997 S Marine Corps Dr, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
When lying on the beach gets boring, head to Alupang Beach Club. Guam’s largest marine sports center offers a wide variety of aquatic pursuits, from jet skiing to parasailing to banana boating to dolphin watching. Packages start from $50 per...
Tumon Lane, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Take the flavors of local Guam barbecue, add a little Jamaican jerk seasoning, and you have the recipe for one of Guam’s most popular restaurants. Jamaican Grill has been serving up its particular style of locally-influenced Jamaican food from the...
1433 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
The heaping portions at Capricciosa Ristorante Italiano are clearly intended for two. A popular date night spot, the Tokyo-based restaurant chain specializes in massive Japanese-influenced pasta dishes and pizzas. The Seafood Spaghetti and Squid...
210 Pale San Vitores Road Tumon Bay, 96913, Guam
The chef pours a trickle of cooking oil around the perimeter of the grill. The next moment, a wall of flame erupts from the table, to the awe and delight of everyone seated. The restaurant cheers. Antics like these are the norm at Joinus, a...
429 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tumon, 96913, Guam
With dishes like Pan Roasted Prawns with Red Rice Risotto Cakes and Hawaiian Rock Salt Ribeye Steak with Li Hing Mui Butter, Proa excels at blending traditional Chamorro cuisine with influences from around the globe. Its Tumon flagship is a...
Marine Corps Drive, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Infusion Coffee & Tea may well be the only place on Guam where you can sample a taro frappe or a latte with the flavor of latiya, a local egg-based dessert. The recently opened cafe specializes in island-themed refreshments and light fare like...
Shop local crafts, watch cultural performances, and sample Chamorro barbecue at the long-running Wednesday Night Market at the Chamorro Village, a cultural heritage center and shopping center in downtown Hagatna. The weekly market is one of the...
1296 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tumon, 96913, Guam
The sprawling DFS Galleria in Tumon is best known for selling brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, and Tiffany & Co. But DFS is also one of the only places on Guam to find high quality crafts from local artisans...
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