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21 International Family Trips to Enjoy and Rest

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Family trips: are you thinking of taking an international trip? There is nothing better than travelling with your family, so we’ve listed some perfect places for you to get that experience 

One of the best moments of the year is when we plan our trips. Whether the family is big or small, we try to fit everybody’s available dates for us all to go together. Traveling in groups brings special moments, but there are also other benefits, such as safety and discount packages. 

So, if you are organizing an international family trip, but do not know which destination to choose, we separated a list with the best places to travel in a group. From beaches to historical cities, we brought the best destinations to enjoy and rest.

Punta Cana 

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Where:

Dominican Republic 

Why visit? 

The main attraction of Punta Cana are the beaches. As all the tourism is facing the sea, most activities take place on the water, such as parasailing. But you can also get to know other places like the Blue Hole, a kind of natural pool. If you are looking for a break, this is the place to go, because most hotels are on the the sand and your only choice is between the hotel pool or the ocean.

Triple Border 

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Where:

Foz do Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu and Presidente Franco 

Why visit? 

Another of the places to travel with family is the Triple Border, between Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. There, you will find one of the most famous tourist attractions in Latin America: the Iguazu Falls. You can buy a boat ride and get into the biggest adventure: going under one of the waterfalls. Plus, you can also see the famous Itaipu power plant and the landmark of the three country borders.

Orlando 

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Where:

United States 

Why visit? 

If you are thinking of having an international family trip, Orlando surely has to be on your list of destinations. The city is known for turning dreams into reality, hosting great amusement parks like Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Universal Orlando and Islands of Adventure

Bariloche 

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Where:

Argentina 

Why visit? 

Have you considered enjoying the most of Latin America? Then the city of Bariloche will dazzle you. If you live in hotter regions, it has a great attraction during the cold seasons: the snow. One of the main tours of the region is Cerro Catedral, a large mountain where tourists usually practice snowboarding, skiing and many other adventures.

San Andrés 

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Where:

Colombia 

Why visit? 

Another destination that you should consider for an international trip with family is the island of San Andrés. The place has a lot of beaches where you can enjoy and relax in the white sand, but if you get in the mood to explore the place even further, you can hire a diving package for La Piscinita and West View.

Cancún 

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Where:

Mexico 

Why visit? 

Cancún is one of the most famous destinations for group travel. As well as beaches with crystal clear waters, it also offers special routes, such as Isla Mujeres, where you can dive and see dolphins. The trips in this region are perfect for groups, even if your family enjoys clubs, since the night life in the city is also famous.

Oranjestad 

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Where:

Aruba

Why visit? 

Another great place to go with family is the city of Oranjestad. Besides the famous beaches such as Surfside Beach and Seroe Colorado, the whole city is already an attraction, because it has different architecture in pastel colors. Just a tip: if you are traveling with children, one place you can’t miss is The Butterfly Farm, with butterflies all over the place. 

Cusco and Machu Picchu

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Where:

Peru 

Why visit?  

On your list of international trips, Cusco and Machu Picchu need to be in the very beginning. Inca constructions aren’t the only attractions in the area, so you should do a city tour and discover much more about the gold and silver churches and chapels. Another great attraction of Peru is the typical dishes, why not try a Chicha Morada? Don’t be scared, the llamas walk the streets with their owners, enjoy the different scenery! 

Santiago and Valle Nevado 

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Where:

Chile 

Why visit? 

If you are looking for a beautiful view of the snowy Andes mountains, you’ll find it in Valle Nevado. The place is great for visiting with family because it has many activities in the snow, such as snowboarding and skiing. But if you don’t want to do any of these adventures, just enjoy the scenery. Remember that there are lodgings at the top of the valley, so you can enjoy it even more.

Cape Town 

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Where:

South Africa 

Why visit? 

One of the best places to travel with family is Cape Town. Have you ever thought about seeing dozens of animals in their natural habitat? This can only happen at Safaris, such as the Inverdoorn Private Game Reserve, near Cape Town. Remember that most of these places use the money from the entrance tickets for animal preservation.

San Blas 

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Where:

Panama 

Why visit? 

Another international destination to go with family is San Blas. The place is an archipelago, so it is made up of lots of islands in the crystalline Caribbean Sea. Some of the most famous are: Isla Perro, Isla Chichime and Isla Pelicano. It is important to know  that the local citizens of the island are Kuna Yala Indians, so their culture is totally different from the rest of the country. 

Lisbon 

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Where:

Portugal 

Why visit? 

The city of Lisbon also has to be on your list of international trips. The city offers many famous spots like the Lisbon Oceanarium and the Jerónimos Monastery. But to get really deep into portuguese culture, just visit the Praça do Comércio and try some typical dishes like well prepared codfish. 

New York 

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Where:

United States 

Why visit? 

We’re sure you’ve heard of the beauties of New York. But traveling alone and traveling with family are totally different experiences. If you want to enjoy it in a group, you can’t miss the most famous places, like the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue of Liberty, and of course, Broadway and Times Square.

Barcelona 

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Where:

Spain 

Why visit? 

Have you ever imagined the perfect combination of a big city and the beach? Barcelona comes with these benefits and is one of the best places to travel with family because it has several activities, which will make everyone happy. For example, visit some of Antoni Gaudí’s work at the Church of the Sagrada Familia, or visit the Barcelona Stadium. And don’t forget to enjoy the beaches.

Ushuaia

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Where:

Argentina 

Why visit? 

The region of Ushuaia, in Argentina, has a colder climate compared to the rest of the country. So if you want to see snow, go in the winter times. This place is ideal to take the family, because it has a beautiful view of the Andes Mountain and has lots of outdoor activities. Go by cable car to the Martial Glacier and enjoy the view to relax with your relatives.

Montevidéu 

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Where:

Uruguai 

Why visit? 

This is another jewel of Latin America. The city of Montevideo has many historical spots, so if you want to dive into the culture and tradition of the country you should visit spots like Theater Solis, Mercado Agricola Montevideo, Andes Museum, Mercado del Puerto and Independence Square.

Romantic Route 

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Where:

Germany 

Why visit? 

This is a tip for a roadtrip: the Romantic Route goes through more than 30 cities and the best way to enjoy it is by car or motorcycle. The real purpose of the route is to go through cities that have a strong presence of the german culture, like gastronomy, architecture or castles. So don’t waste time and put a date on your schedule to get to know these places with your family.

Paris 

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Where:

France 

Why visit? 

One of the places that are worth an international family trip is Paris. Walking around the french city is much better when you have company, so you will enjoy places like the Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and the Notre Dame Cathedral even more.