Alternative family holidays

Everybody loves to take a holiday, especially if you get to do it with your family. Whether you’re the type of person who generally likes to stay at home or if you’ve constantly got an incurable case of wanderlust, there’s nothing like the chance to get away from it all with the people you love the most.

The problem is, when you’re traveling with kids there’s a temptation to play it safe. While this does mean that you’re pretty much guaranteed always to know exactly what you’re going to get, it can eventually lead to things getting just a little bit stale. If you want to avoid that happening then why not try out something a little bit different? That way you’ll all have much more fun and will be far more likely to create some wonderful, long-lasting memories.

Holiday rentals

Sometimes you want to get away with your family without having to worry about all of the things that can sometimes make holidays feel like more trouble than they’re worth. Things like constantly worrying about check in times, other guests, or where you’re going to eat are sure fire ways to suck a great deal of the fun and relaxation out of the whole experience. Fortunately, there are companies like Smart Holiday Rentals who provide gorgeous accommodation for you and your family which is far closer to feeling like a home away from home than anything else. You’ll be amazed at just what a relaxing experience it can be when you don’t have to worry about room service constantly knocking on the door disturbing your holiday.

Camping off the grid

On the complete opposite end of the spectrum, why not take your family right off the grid altogether? Camping holidays are all well and good, but there’s something just a little bit sanitized and boring about campsites a lot of the time. If often feels like you’re not getting the most out of it and would be better of in a hotel. If you decide to go right off the grid, then you won’t have to worry about that at all! There’s nothing like leaving the world behind and spending time with you and your family getting back to nature for a little while. You can teach your kids all kinds of useful skills to help them survive in the wilderness. Whether they’ll ever need them is irrelevant, they’ll love learning them, and it’ll give them a new appreciation of the world around them.

Road trip

Maybe you just can’t decide what kind of holiday you want. Well if that’s the case then it’s time to rent a van and get out on the open road! A road trip is one of the best holidays for making memories since it lets you see so much more different sights than you otherwise would have. It takes what is often the most boring part of a trip, the driving, and makes it a great deal of the fun as you explore wherever you find yourselves and discover places you never would have otherwise known about.