Kids are thrilled when they spot wildlife... The soul stirs when a breeze skims across a lake... We love the Great Outdoors, we just seldom get there!
(It's even been called a "nature deficit disorder": kids spend 40+ hours a week in front of screens; and outdoors fun is more likely to be sports than exploring nature.)
Below are some great family getaway ideas. But first, a special mention: thousands of families sleep under the stars one night in June for the Great American Backyard Campout.
Continue to Summer Travel Ideas, starting with: Family Camps.