Of course, a little research will be required. The internet will prove to be a priceless asset to you in your quest. Having a general idea as to the kinds of activities you and your family would all enjoy collectively would help, but if you’re stumped, not to worry! Read on for some ideas which you may find useful.
Trying to keep your children happy and entertained will be key to your own enjoyment levels, and will ensure you are not stressed out – the opposite of what you want to happen on holidays! Consider, what would children find fun, that is also enjoyable for adults?
There are several things you can all do together, that are great fun. Pitch and putt (mini golf) is a favourite for the kids, who will love the crazy course design and props, while the adults may appreciate the slight challenge the course is sure to pose – click here for more.
Another idea which is not on a lot of people’s radars is orienteering. Ideal for families with 2 or more children, you can “pair off” into teams, in order to reach the goal. This activity will be fun and challenging, with some good natured competition amongst the teams.
Some of the more traditional ideas are still good, and can be mixed into the list of planned activities. Mountain biking, hiking etc are timeless classics and shouldn’t be ignored. Hiring bikes or just heading off for a walk through the woods is an ideal way to spend some time with the family, is good exercise, and may prove to be educational for the kids too.
Activities by, or actually in the water are a great idea, especially if your travel destination is of warm climate. You could set up for a few games of volleyball on the beach. Canoeing is another great option, and you are sure to find there are many services now available with supervised instruction available. While at the beach, you could have a BBQ or picnic, and really make a day out of it.
Throughout the whole period of your holiday, you could have s scoring system set up, with fun prizes or forfeits for the losers, such as having to wash the car for a month, little ideas like this will give the kids incentive to play and interact with your planned activities.