Family travel can be tricky, especially if it includes more than just your immediate household. Finding a destination that is well-suited to parents, grandparents and children can be a difficult task. After all, travelers of different ages will likely want different things. However, there are certain places that can make everyone happy, whether you want to take an international family vacation or stay in the U.S., according to The Huffington Post.
Jackson Hole, Wyo.
The expansive Midwest is certainly not lacking when it comes to natural beauty. There are numerous national parks, reserves and stretches of land that are among the most picturesque landscapes in the U.S., and Jackson Hole stands above the rest. With the majestic peaks of the Teton Range in the background, Jackson Hole is perfect for the entire family, especially those who are more adventure minded. Yellowstone National Park extends into the famous valley, and for those who may be looking for more of a relaxing experience, Jackson Hole is home to ample art galleries and restaurants as well, according to HuffPo.
As the oldest city in South Carolina, Charleston is certainly not lacking when it comes to a rich sense of history. Any members of the family who would love nothing more than take a step back in time will undoubtedly be smitten with the Palmetto State's second-largest city. Among its most well-known historical highlights is Fort Sumter, which is often cited as where the opening shots of the Civil War were fired. Charleston is also home to beautiful beaches that will appeal to members of the whole family.
Any trip to our nation's capital is sure to be a fulfilling experience. There's so much to do, it's hard to see everything in just one visit, and not only that, but there is such a wide variety of attractions that there's something for the oldest, and youngest, members of the family. For the kids, a trip to the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum, which has almost two dozen exhibits charting the history of aviation. As for the older crowd, a visit to some of the more historically significant landmarks - the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, U.S. Holocaust Museum and Jefferson Memorial, just to name a few - will leave a lasting impression.