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Family Getaway Weekend Ideas

Family Getaway Weekend Ideas
Family weekend getaways that are fun for the entire family can be enjoyed any time of the year at one of several top destinations. Enjoy sightseeing, recreation, adventure and family fun during your family holiday. Each destination includes a complete listing of attractons, events, activities, things to do, places to stay and visitor information. Whether your family prefers a weekend of camping in the great outdoors or hitting a theme park for a day of family fun, we have many ideas to choose. The best family getaways are available all year round, so you can enjoy family weekends either skiing on the slopes in winter, hiking through the mountains, exploring a historic fort or relaxing by the hotel pool.

The following locations showcase family weekend getaway destinations that feature numerous places to visit and local things to do as well as dining and lodging options ranging from camping, to motels and hotels, and even vacation rentals. A full calendar of events and information detailing sightseeing, special events and tours are also provided.

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vacation in Daytona BeachDaytona Beach, Florida - One Place Stirs Feelings of Fun in the Sun Daytona Beach - an iconic, exciting and affordable year-round destination When you think of American originals, there is one place that instantly stirs feelings of fun in the sun. Welcome to Daytona Beach. America’s most famous beach is also the home of speed, LPGA International and dozens of American original attractions and events.

vacation in GreensboroGreensboro, North Carolina - Greensboro, NC is in the center of the state and 5 hours from Washington, DC and 5 hours from Atlanta, GA.

vacation in Myrtle BeachMyrtle Beach, South Carolina - Sixty miles of beautiful sandy beaches, first-class live entertainment, exciting attractions for everyone, endless shopping, exquisite dining, thrilling water sports plus so much more -- Myrtle Beach is where you belong.

vacation in Buffalo NiagaraBuffalo Niagara, New York - Buffalo has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years, from a redeveloped waterfront and revitalized neighborhoods to a burgeoning craft beer scene and over $1 billion in new investment. Like architecture? Visit seven Frank Lloyd Wright structures, stroll through Frederick Law Olmsted parks and stay in a grand hotel designed by the AIA’s first female architect.

vacation in SilverdaleSilverdale, Washington - People from all walks of life can find something to do in and around Kitsap County.

vacation in Springfield Area - OzarksSpringfield Area - Ozarks, Missouri - Whether you might be interested in outdoor adventures, historical places or the perfect balance of metropolitan conveniences with the charm of the small town, Springfield, Missouri offers an extraordinary mix of experiences sure to create lasting memories.

vacation in TucsonTucson, Arizona - Tucson's natural landscape draws visitors outdoors where there is plenty of room to roam. A bit off the beaten path, Tucson’s unique attractions and accommodations beckon you to discover and explore and the arts and culture scene make Tucson a place that’s authentic and comfortable.

vacation in St. JosephSt. Joseph, Missouri - St Joseph began its history as a trading post in 1843 and has continued to grow as a commercial center ever since. Historically, the city is the home of the famous Pony Express and of western legends like Jesse James – but today, gains its national recognition and awards as a center of research and technology in the Midwest.

vacation in Lake Erie Shores & IslandsLake Erie Shores & Islands, Ohio - There’s so much to love in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands! Whether you prefer a getaway that includes lazy days at the beach, fishing with friends, and bicycling around an island, or one filled with exciting thrills like roller coasters, waterslides, and parasailing, the Lake Erie Shores & Islands is the ideal destination.

vacation in Martin CountyMartin County, Florida - Martin County, FL enjoys an international reputation for its natural beauty and environmental stewardship. Here you will find miles of white sand beaches, breathtaking outdoor venues, world-class fishing, water sports, and eco-adventure.

vacation in Great Lakes Bay RegionGreat Lakes Bay Region, Michigan - The Great Lakes Bay Region covers 6 cities: Saginaw, Midland, Bay City, Birch Run, Frankenmuth, and Chesaning. It is located in Central Michigan, just off of I-75. Home to MBS International Airport, Dow Chemical Company, The Michigan Sugar Company, and many other large corporations.

vacation in Geater BinghamtonGeater Binghamton, New York - Greater Binghamton is like a playground for adults – and yet still fun for children – it’s the best of both worlds! You can hit the greens with your buddies, trek along a trail in the great outdoors with your fishing pole in hand, shop Antique Row for that impossible-to-find replica you’ve been dying for, or capture your kids’ attention for hours at the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier.

vacation in Rockport-FultonRockport-Fulton, Texas - Surrounded by the sparkling waters of Copano and Aransas Bays and bathed year-round by soothing Gulf breezes, nestled among ancient, windswept oaks and steeped in a colorful community of cultures, Rockport-Fulton is in a class of its own. Rockport and Fulton are two communities in Aransas County; one of Texas’ smallest counties, in terms of land.

vacation in Kitsap PeninsulaKitsap Peninsula, Washington - With 371 miles of shoreline, every city and town on the Kitsap Peninsula is located on the waterfront. Charming towns overlook scenic bays, coves, inlets and majestic mountains and are lined with little shops, art galleries, eateries and public spaces and parks. The region is a 30- or 60-minute scenic ferry ride from Seattle via the popular WA State Ferry.

vacation in Macon-Bibb CountyMacon-Bibb County, Georgia - Macon Bibb-County is a centrally located city in the heart of Georgia. We are known for wide streets, many parks, and successful urban revitalization. With a city and county population of around 150,000, the region is populated enough to feel like an urban oasis, but small enough to have that rural, small town feeling. Because of our location, we are not too far from other parts of Georgia.

vacation in PetalumaPetaluma, California - Located less than 45 minutes north of San Francisco, Petaluma is one of California's oldest cities and has proudly preserved its cherished 19th century charm. Our walkable downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, the iron-front buildings of the late 1800s house antique stores, boutiques, art galleries and bistros serving the best of Wine Country cuisine.

vacation in Mount AiryMount Airy, North Carolina - Mount Airy has smaller towns and cities as well as beautiful outdoor resources including mountains, parks, rivers, and ponds.

vacation in Falmouth, Cape CodFalmouth, Cape Cod, Massachusetts - Falmouth, Cape Cod, is a sea-side town of eight unique villages; a historical Cape Cod summer resort destination, and a vibrant, year-round community. You will easily find great accommodations, activities and restaurants, and some of the loveliest scenery in New England. With 68 stunning miles of Coastline, Falmouth is the perfect place for those who love the sea.

vacation in AlbanyAlbany, New York - Visit us during each of Albany's four seasons and tour four centuries of architecture, from the renovated Million Dollar Staircase in the New York State Capitol, to the awe inspiring "Egg" at the Empire State Plaza.

vacation in Jefferson CityJefferson City, Missouri - Jefferson City's breathtaking beauty and vibrant cultural heritage offer a unique experience for visitors of all ages. Take in the city's rich history at many stately attractions or explore the outdoors and Missouri's natural habitats at Runge Conservation Nature Center where kids will enjoy 3,000 square feet of wildlife exhibits and a 3,580 gallon fish aquarium.

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