If it is long past time for a family vacation, then consider these locations where your family will find plenty of activities to do together. Before you make your reservations, however, find a place to stay that has comfortable accommodations you need everyone to get a great night’s sleep, or they will end up cranky. 

Port Douglas, Australia 

Located in the Daintree Rainforest, which is the oldest one on earth, your family will find lots to do in Port Douglas, Australia. While you will want to start your adventure at the Discovery Center to understand the area, take a guided night tour to see all the nocturnal animals that call the rainforest home. Ride the zipline high above the rainforest to get a bird-eye view. The Great Barrier Reef is located nearby and makes a great place to go snorkeling or scuba diving. 

Rovaniemi, Lapland 

Show your family where Santa lives on a trip to Rovaniemi, Lapland. Everyone will love driving the husky dogs as they pull your sled. Then, rent a snowmobile for a family riding adventure. Take a ride in a sleigh pulled by reindeer before meeting Santa and Mrs. Claus. Have dinner at the nearby ice hotel. There is usually plenty of snow for everyone’s favorite winter activities. 

Berlin, Germany 

Located just 30 minutes from Berlin, Germany is the world’s largest indoor waterpark. This park that covers over six city blocks has special areas for each age group, including giant waterslides for adults. When you visit Berlin, your family can also visit German’s oldest zoo, along with seeing the animals at Tierpark, Aquarium Berlin, and Sea Life. Marvel at the inventions at the Technical Museum. Everyone may enjoy taking photos at the Gardens of the World. Consider ending your visit with a stop at the Legoland Discovery Centre. 

Rarotonga, Cooks Island, 

There are many things for families to do in Rarotonga, Cooks Island. This South Pacific island getaway offers numerous family-friendly resorts with children’s clubs that your kids will adore. Glass-bottom boat tours give every member of your family a chance to see what lies under the water’s surface. Similar to a Hawaiian luau, you will love watching an Island Night show. Get a better understanding of the island on a storytellers’ bike tour where you and your family cycle for a little bit before being rewarded with a thrill-binding story about island events. You can also go on a dune buggy or jeep tour to the top of the nearby mountains. End your visit with a fantastic day at one of the family-friendly beaches set on the shores of quiet lagoons. Depending on where you’re traveling from the time difference can be a bit difficult to get your sleep clock used to but it’s worth the potential jet lag. 

Masham, Yorkshire, England 

Your whole family will feel like royalty when you book a stay at the Swinton Park castle. This country estate offers many opportunities for your family to relax on its spacious grounds, including mountain biking, hiking, owl hunting, or relaxing in one of the tree lodges. Nearby, Masham offers many things to do, including exploring a nature reserve and going on a trike tour. 

Time spent building family memories is a wise investment. Choose your favorite family activity and get away with your family today.