Looking for a great deal on your family summer vacation? Here’s a selection of money-saving special offers and fun family packages for summer vacation 2014 in the US, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
From the Grand Canyon to the Great Smoky Mountains, our national parks offer families affordable getaways and the chance to explore America the Beautiful.
From junior clinics to kids' tees and family tee times, these golf resorts understand how to make families feel welcome.
There's always something new happening at the world that Walt built. Find out what's ahead this summer at Walt Disney World.
Planning a getaway with an infant or toddler? These getaway providers roll out the red carpet for young families.
Ideas by Region
Dozens of suggestions organized by region: Northeast U.S., Southeast U.S., Florida, the Caribbean...
Awesome Affordable Summer Vacations
Check out great drive-to destinations, a value-priced "Family Adventure", affordable vacation towns, state park resorts, family camps with activities for everyone (plus some unexpected perks for adults -- beer-tasting, anyone? massage?), and many more ideas.
Summer Fun at Ski Resorts
Ski resorts can be wonderful places for recreation and nature once the snow's all gone, and many places try hard to attract summer clientele, with festivals, mountain-biking, horse-riding, etc.
More Theme Parks
Memorial Day Weekend starts the season for theme parks in the US, and every year brings new and exciting rides. About.com's Guide for Theme Parks covers his subject from coast to coast(er) and beyond.
Fourth of July
Independence Day is a major holiday in the U.S. Time your summer vacation so that you can enjoy parades, fireworks, and more, in one of the cities that goes all out to celebrate.
Split costs with another family, try camping resorts (with great amenities), home exchanges, alternative lodgings, Do Disney Twice...
College Tour Trips
Many families undertake this rite of passage in summer, touring a set of campuses with a teen who's heading to college. See tips to get the most from your college tour trip.
Summer Trip to Europe
Europe is in bloom and offers much to enjoy during thee peak summer months. There are so many ways to travel with kids in Europe... Check out cruises, barging, biking tours, castle stays, escorted "family adventures", Eurocamp holiday villages with resort-like amenities, affordable family resorts where Europeans take their vacations, and more ideas.