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Family Vacations

Explore the world's fascinating destinations while you enjoy some quality family time, with escorted tours that are specifically designed for family travel. Many escorted tours are inappropriate for family travel, and in some cases, young children may not be permitted at all. However, a few companies offer family tours specifically geared to family travel.

Escorted family tours include a tour guide who travels with the group, points out important sights and assists with planning optional side trips. For families with kids who are interested in traveling independently, we offer family vacations that feature independent travel with lots of unscheduled free time. Many of our independent family vacation packages visit one or two cities, allowing for in-depth exploration of each destination.

If you're looking for an all inclusive family vacation in a tropical destination, you can also check out our family beach vacations. Similarly, if you want to search for family vacations on the open seas, check out our family cruises.

Listed below are family-friendly escorted tours as well as independent family tours that work well for family travel including travelers of all ages.

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Family vacations are rated according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered. The vacations below are categorized according to the industry rating scale (budget, first class and deluxe). Click any vacation name for the itinerary, dates and prices.

Vacation Name Days Starts In Ends In Travel Style Company Quality*  

Family Vacations - Africa
Family Botswana Safari 10 Livingstone, Zambia  Maun, Botswana  Escorted Nat Hab Deluxe Dates and Prices
South Africa 2019-2020 (For Families) 10 Cape Town, South Africa  Johannesburg, South Africa  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Kenya & Tanzania Safari 12 Nairobi, Kenya  Nairobi, Kenya  Escorted A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Egypt & The Nile 10 Cairo, Egypt  Cairo, Egypt  River Cruise A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Friendly Journey - Kenya Safari 8 Nairobi, Kenya  Nairobi, Kenya  Escorted SITA Deluxe Dates and Prices
+ View all 20 Africa family vacations
Family Vacations - Alaska
Family Alaska 8 Anchorage, AK  Anchorage, AK  Escorted A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
Alaska: Call of the Wild (BBC Earth Journey, For Families) 8 Anchorage, AK  Anchorage, AK  Escorted Tauck Deluxe Dates and Prices
Alaska (For Families) 8 Anchorage, AK  Anchorage, AK  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Alaska 2020 (For Families) 8 Anchorage, AK  Anchorage, AK  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Alaska Family Journey: Wilderness Explorer (National Geographic Journey) 9 Anchorage, AK  Anchorage, AK  Escorted G Adventure Budget Dates and Prices
Family Vacations - Asia
China (For Families) 12 Hong Kong, China  Shanghai, China  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Japan (For Families) 11 Osaka, Japan  Tokyo, Japan  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia 2019-2020 (For Families) 12 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Siem Reap, Cambodia  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Japan 9 Tokyo, Japan  Kyoto, Japan  Escorted A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family China & the Yangtze 12 Beijing, China  Shanghai, China  River Cruise A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
+ View all 33 Asia family vacations
Family Vacations - Australia & New Zealand
Australia 2020-2021 (For Families) 11 Sydney, Australia  Brisbane, Australia  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Australia 9 Sydney, Australia  Cairns, Australia  Escorted A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
Australia 2019-2020 (For Families) 11 Sydney, Australia  Brisbane, Australia  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Vacations - Europe and Britain
Family Spain 10 Barcelona, Spain  Madrid, Spain  Escorted A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Switzerland 8 Zurich, Switzerland  Zurich, Switzerland  Escorted A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Italy 10 Rome, Italy  Venice, Italy  Escorted A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
Seine River Cruise 10 Paris, France  Paris, France  River Cruise Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Bon Voyage! France Family River Cruise 8 Paris, France  Lyon, France  River Cruise Tauck Deluxe Dates and Prices
+ View all 99 Europe and Britain family vacations
Family Vacations - Mexico & Central America
Costa Rica 2019-2020 (For Families) 7 San Jose, Costa Rica  Liberia, Costa Rica  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Costa Rica 7 San Jose, Costa Rica  San Jose, Costa Rica  Escorted A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
Costa Rica 2020-2021 (For Families) 7 San Jose, Costa Rica  Liberia, Costa Rica  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Monkeys, Jungles and Volcanoes (For Families) 8 San Jose, Costa Rica  San Jose, Costa Rica  Escorted Trafalgar First Class Dates and Prices
Costa Rica Family Holiday for solo parents 15 San Jose, Costa Rica  San Jose, Costa Rica  Escorted Intrepid Budget Dates and Prices
+ View all 11 Mexico & Central America family vacations
Family Vacations - Middle East
Jordan Family - Journey to the Lost City 8 Amman, Jordan  Dead Sea  Escorted Intrepid Budget Dates and Prices
Family Vacations - South America
Ecuador: Amazon and Galápagos Islands 2019-2020 (For Families) 12 Quito, Ecuador  Guayaquil, Ecuador  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Galápagos: Wildlife Wonderland (BBC Earth Journey, For Families) 8 Quito, Ecuador  Guayaquil, Ecuador  Expedition Tauck Deluxe Dates and Prices
Ecuador and Galápagos Islands (For Families) 9 Quito, Ecuador  Guayaquil, Ecuador  Expedition Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Peru (For Families) 9 Lima, Peru  Lima, Peru  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Family Galápagos 8 Quito, Ecuador  Quito, Ecuador  Expedition A & K Deluxe Dates and Prices
+ View all 14 South America family vacations
Family Vacations - U.S. (Continental)
Wyoming (For Families) 7 Jackson, WY  Jackson, WY  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Montana (For Families) 7 Bozeman, MT  Bozeman, MT  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Disneyland Resort and Southern California 2019-2020 (For Families) 6 Los Angeles, CA  Los Angeles, CA  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Arizona & Utah (For Families) 8 Phoenix, AZ  Grand Junction, CO  Escorted Disney Deluxe Dates and Prices
Cowboy Country (For Families) 8 Jackson, WY  Rapid City, SD  Escorted Tauck Deluxe Dates and Prices
+ View all 22 U.S. (Continental) family vacations

* Key to Quality Ratings

These vacations are classified according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered.

Budget = Budget vacations that typically range from $50 to $200 per person, per day, plus airfare.
First Class = First class vacations that typically range from $80 to $350 per person, per day, plus airfare.
Deluxe = Deluxe vacations that typically range from $200 to $650 per person, per day, plus airfare.

** The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.