On a summer vacation, you would cherish moments of happiness and excitement. Few memories which you can carry back home, some unforgettable destinations which would liven up your entire family. So, here is a list of destinations which would be captivating and thrilling as well:
1. Salt Lake City, UT
If you are a fan of Skiing and Hiking, Salt Lake City (SLS) is the place! Park City which is located around 30 miles southeast of SLS has a treasure of 2 major alpine ski spots. The enchanting view of snow-filled mountains that stretch across many acres is surely going to satisfy your adrenaline rushes.
Another main attraction is the Utah Museum of Fine Arts which has an array of exclusive railroad exhibits. The 150th anniversary of the 1869 completion of the Transcontinental Railroad is being celebrated in Utah in 2019. So, enjoy the panoramic views of the snow cladded valleys along with your family. Get thrilled all the while.
2. Disney World, Orlando
2019 is filled with lots of drama & race at Orlando Theme Park which would fill you and your kids’ hearts. Opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge & Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway are few attractions where visitors can feel the characters & experience the game environment in real-time.
Your kids would never forget this visit because they get to see the characters for real, which conquer their minds daily. The most striking would be Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy show at Hollywood Studios. The theme park is located at the exotic Bay Lake/Lake Buena Vista area of Southwest Orlando in Central Florida. There are 4 theme parks and 2 waterparks – Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, etc are the other famous charms which pulls visitors every year. So, plan your visit now!
3. Huntsville, AL
A dreamlike stroll through the galaxy! This is what awaits you at Huntsville in 2019 while celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing. Awe yourself when around 5000 model rockets get launched at one shot exactly at the same time of Apollo 11 launch in 2019.
Huntsville’s EarlyWorks Family of Museums has lots in store for kids’ fun and birthday related events. This city stands tall with the name “The Rocket City” and has lots to tell you from World War history. The MidCity Huntsville and Stovehouse complexes are coming alive in 2019 which would keep visiting families engaged with shopping, dining and entertainment avenues.
4. Memphis, TN
A bunch of Music fun and lots of family attractions would amuse you at Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis celebrates its 200th birthday in 2019 which makes it the ideal time to visit this music city. There are new hotels opening in the city which would attract even more families.
Most of the hotels would give you a fairy tale experience especially the Big Cypress Lodge with rooms that resemble tree lodges or vintage duck-hunting camps. Others include Hilton Curio Collection Hotel and the Moxy Memphis Downtown. This is a must-visit place for families mainly because of its historic and cultural importance and the terrain features a huge variety of exotic landscapes.
5. Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Again, it is a good time for families to visit when Grand Canyon National Park celebrates its 100th anniversary. A series of special events would continuously entertain the visitors, especially cultural demonstrations of native tribes.
There are many local astronomy clubs that would enlighten your kids with useful information and provide planetary sights and experiences. This national park is a favorite destination for the adventure seekers since it encompasses many canyons and white-water rafting spots.
6. Greater Williamsburg, VA
Lots of events connected to the first official English Thanksgiving and Virginia’s American Evolution commemoration awaits visitors at Greater Williamsburg. The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown would attract even more visiting families and they can take a historical walk through the lanes decorated with exclusive exhibits.
Water coasters that glide through mysterious tunnels would make the visitors awestruck. Then there are swing rides that reach up to 80 feet and speeds up to 45mph. You can bring out your explorer side by visiting the world-class living history museums and have lots of family fun with rides in theme parks.
This city is getting transformed with renovations, especially the Sky View Observatory and the world-famous Nordic Museum.
This city which is one of the leading family vacation places in the US has many of the finest iconic structures which include Space Needle. It has the world’s first and foremost revolving glass floor which is suspended 500 feet above the city.
In 2019, Cody would welcome visitors with the 100th anniversary special creative concerts, and other events that would feature nightly rodeos. An annual rodeo event is crafted to honor the city’s founder.
Historic women get honored throughout the state in remembrance of the Wyoming Territory approval of the first law in U.S. history granting women the right to vote.
These holiday destinations are meant to energize your body and soul and it would definitely be a different experience for your entire family who wants to take a break from the hectic daily schedules.