What is your favourite family memory? Chances are it’s one of the many vacations with your family. A majestic hill station in the north or a calm and serene hill side in the south. So how about giving your family some memories to cherish? This summer, create a bank of unforgettable memories for a lifetime with places to visit with your family.
Here are a few must-visit destinations across the world curated by RCI that identifies the perfect places to spend your summer vacation with your family.
Tasmania, Australia: Tasmania is all about rugged mountains and shimmering water, riding a tourism-fuelled economic boom that’s an envy to all of Australia. This is one of the wildest corners of the planet. Gently cool and off-season cheap, it is situated 150 miles south of the Australian mainland. You’ll fly into in Hobart, a cosmopolitan port city with an affordable food scene, where you’ll find the mind-blowing Museum of Old and New Art. All the members of the family can enjoy the trek to Wineglass Bay, one of the top places to visit in Tasmania if you love gorgeous scenery and beaches. It often makes the list of most beautiful beaches in the world. You can camp here and there’s also many beautiful scenic walks that you can take together. Once you’ve enjoyed your stay in nature, you can head back to the city and complete your trip with Mantra One Sandy Bay Road, to soak up the heritage and culture of Tasmania’s capital from one of Hobart’s most charming hotel.
Cologne, Germany: Locals here say that Cologne is a feeling, a vibe. The Kölsch, as residents (and their beer) are famous in Germany for their outright friendliness. In the 75-degrees-and-cloudy summertime, you should no doubt head to the Rhine, Cologne Rhine River Dinner Cruise, which runs straight through town. You can Rhine and Dine with your family here. For art and cute cafes and vintage shops, head to the district of Ehrenfeld, the coolest neighbourhood in possibly the coolest city in Germany. For a complete family trip, you can head to Gemuender Ferienpark Salzberg which is located in the Eifel region and is well known for its extensive forests, rivers and lakes. The surrounding area belongs to the National Park Eifel, an attraction for all hikers. The resort is 45-minute drive from the town of Cologne which also makes for a fun roadtrip with the fam.
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Buenos Aires has become a hub for art, sports, and politics. This city combines faded European grandeur with Latin passion. Sexy and alive, this beautiful city gets under your skin. If you stroll through the streets, pay attention to the magnificent architecture around you, and you’ll soon be won over. The famous dance Tango, is possibly the city’s greatest contribution to the outside world. The city offers tourist many dance classes. You’ll afind endless venues for perfecting your moves, from milongas (dance salons) to dance schools. So, head over with you family to shake a leg and create fun filled memories. Perfect this vacation with your stay at Hotel Boca Jr, a unique hotel that brings together architecture, modern design, thematic décor.
Ireland: A small island with a big reputation: breath-taking landscapes and fascinating people. Everything you’ve heard is true: Ireland is a stunner. History is everywhere. You can explore ancient monastic ruins at Glendalough and enjoy the ‘craic’ in a traditional Irish pub, and see where film-makers brought a little bit of Scotland to Ireland when filming scenes for ‘Braveheart’ at Sally’s Gap. The beautiful coastal drive will definitely make you a vacation planning star in the eyes of your family. For food, you can head to Doolin. Doolin is a charming village with excellent food options. Try the seafood! While in Ireland book your stay at Clare Resorts at East Clare Golf Village which allows your family to let loose and play to their heart’s content, after which you can enjoy the fine fare of the on-site restaurant. YUM!
Namibia, South Africa: If you want to introduce your children to life in southern Africa, Namibia is the perfect starting point. While Namibia makes the tourist headlines for wildlife watching in Etosha National Park, the famous sand dunes at Sossusvlei and adrenaline sports in Swakopmund (all of which can be easily adapted for kids), it’s also an excellent place to learn about modern tribal culture. Not only kids but you will also be fascinated with the enriching culture of Namibia. While in Namibia stay at the Desert Rose. The resort has access to a Supertube that provides lots of fun for the kids at a minimal charge.