If you’ve been itching to leave your winter den and get out into nature…
1. Breckenridge and Vail, Colorado
Head into the Rocky Mountains for some spring skiing – no heavy jacket required! Strap on your skis, throw on a sweatshirt and the whole family is ready to go!
2. Lake Tahoe, California
This beautiful lake is a beloved destination for those who love the great outdoors. Springtime is perfect for hiking and mountain biking, and if you’re brave, may we suggest a polar plunge?
3. Grand Canyon, Arizona
There’s no place better to remind yourself how big and beautiful our planet is than the stunning and seemingly-endless Grand Canyon National Park. Kids will love exploring after a winter cooped up inside.
4. Banff, Canada
Crisp, cool air and snow-capped mountains await you as you explore the Canadian Rockies. Spend your days hiking the stunning trails, and the town of Banff is a charming mix of restaurants, boutiques and château-style hotels.
If you like variety…
5. New York City, New York
The city that never sleeps has something for everyone! From art and history museums to parks and plays, the largest city in the US will provide endless entertainment for every member of the family.
6. Washington, DC
For the family who loves history, may we suggest the capital of the US? It’s one of our favourite destinations for families who love adding an education component into their trips, and during springtime, the famous cherry blossom trees are in bloom!
7. Austin, Texas
Howdy, y’all! This quirky, southern city is known for its incredible food scene, and Texas in the spring means it’s patio season. Grab your sunglasses and swimsuits for a refreshing afternoon at Barton Springs and enjoy the picture-perfect weather.
If you need an extra dose of magic…
8. Disney Land & Anaheim, California
The most magical place on Earth is a no-brainer for a family fun vacation! Hang out with Mickey, Minnie and the rest of the gang for an unforgettable spring break.
If you’ve been itching to get your toes in the sand…
9. Honolulu, Hawaii
The island of Oahu is stunning from north to south, and we think a week of endless beaches, malasadas and sunshine is one everyone’s radar. Speaking of Disney, Aulani Disney Resort and Spa is our favourite family-friendly hotel.
10. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
All-inclusive family resorts are our life-hack to an easy, breezy vacation for everyone. The glittering ocean and a week of stress-free relaxation awaits!
11. San Juan, Puerto Rico
This small but mighty island is full of colour – the buildings of Old San Juan are painted in every hue of the rainbow and the lively locals add an extra dash of flare!
12. San José, Costa Rica
If sitting on the beach all day isn’t your idea of fun, Costa Rica is overflowing with adventure. Hike through stunning rainforests in search of hidden waterfalls or zipline through the trees for an adrenaline rush.
If Europe is calling…
13. Prague, Czech Republic
Stepping into this city is like stepping back in time. Kids will love riding around in the bright red trams, and you can spend an afternoon in one of the city’s many beautiful parks while the kids play (and you can relax with a cold beer!).
14. Paris, France
This romantic city isn’t just for couples! There is endless exploring to do in the charming and winding city streets, and our top recommendation is to follow your nose to fresh baked pastries that even the pickiest eater will love.
15. Venice, Italy
If your kids dream of fairy tales, they’ll know magic is real when they wander the unforgettable streets of Venice. You’ll know magic is real when you taste your first sip of delicious Italian wine with a view of the winding canals and freshly made pasta.
16. London, England
From high tea in a double decker bus to rowing boats in Hyde Park, everyone in the family will find something to love about London. Keep an eye out for royalty as you explore the city, you never know when Prince Harry may make an appearance!
17. Palma de Mallorca, Spain
If you crave a slower pace, get on island time as you spend a relaxing spring break in beautiful Spain. Tapas, ocean views and beautiful architecture are just a few of the reasons we love this charming island.
If you want to head east…
18. Tokyo, Japan
Cherry blossom season is reason enough to head to this sprawling, quirky and colourful city. Tokyo has the best of everything – food, views and entertainment, with an amazingly efficient public transport system to make exploring the city a breeze.
You could spend an entire day having fun before even leaving the airport! Singapore is a melting pot of cultures that make it a diverse destination for families who love to explore.
And finally, if you’re going “Down Under”…
20. Sydney, Australia
Sydney has the best of everything – parks, zoos, beaches, food, and most importantly… coffee! The whole family will be energized when exploring the bustling city, and don’t forget to pop by the zoo to see adorable koalas and kangaroos.
Are you inspired to plan your next family trip and celebrate the end of winter hibernation? Wherever you end up in the world, be sure to book an unforgettable vacation shoot to capture this special time spent together as a family.