If you and your family are into tourist attractions or just want to know about fun places to go both near and far, print this list and let it help you decide where to plan your next family vacation! We’ve put together a list of the 10 best family-friendly tourist attractions from coast to coast — click the link for a page about each attraction, including photos, web addresses and a map!
Sea World in San Diego, California
Sea World San Diego is a sea life mecca for kids and parents alike, with exhibits, shows, rides and fun for toddler to teens (and their parents).
Legoland DiscoveryCenter, Chicago
Where can you find more than 2 million LEGO bricks under one roof? Right at the top of the state of Illinois — that’s where!
Scientific demonstrations, and awesome hands-on experiences for kids and adults
Space Center Houston
Ever wanted to land a Space Shuttle? Here’s your chance!
Lions and tigers and roller coasters and chocolate bars, oh my!
Take a tour of a 900-foot-long aircraft carrier, the Intrepid, featuring seven decks and four theme halls — and much more.
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix
Not surprisingly, Arizona is home to one of the world’s most amazing collections of desert plants — and that means much more than just a few cacti!
This small theme park in Valdosta, Georgia can stand up to some of the bigger, more well known parks across the country!
Monkey Jungle, Florida
A one-of-a-kind park featuring a wild monkey swimming pool, the Orang Utans, and the Amazonian Rainforest.
Whether your family is into space exploration, nature, cultural icons, ancient Egypt, art or something else, the Smithsonian’s 19 museums are a must-see.