California Family Vacations can include beach
locations, mountains or deserts
California family vacations are the best
opportunity for bonding, getting to know your loved ones in a relaxed
atmosphere, and in some instances, a chance to work out differences that can
occur. We don't seek to idealize these types of getaways and are well aware of
the conflicts that can occur as people are suddenly stuck together in hotel
rooms, cars, planes, and in group consensus situations where compromises abound.
"Where are we going to eat?", "what time will
we turn out the lights for the night", "where are we going to spend our
time?" and other such practical matters can become larger as the urgency to get
moving on limited amounts of time exacerbate normal conflicts. Even with the tug
and pull of different interests, the resolutions become part of the journey that
families remember and discuss.
By the numbers, California theme parks and
beach vacations are the type of vacations in which parents are most inclined to
take their children. Family vacations aren't limited to kids vacations, however.
Families can be a couple or even a wedding and reunion in which the extended
family visits one locale comes together for an event.
California Beaches family beach vacations are
quite popular, Disneyland Resort
vacations still rank number one for
family fun as kids desire quality
time with the big duck, Donald and
his friend, Mickey.
Families can choose from over a
dozen theme parks for their
California family vacation with
Disneyland, Magic Mountain, SeaWorld,
Knotts Berry Farm, San Diego Zoo,
San Diego Wild Animal Park, Safari
West, WaterWorld, Universal Studios
Hollywood and Six Flags Marine World
a few of the options.
For the educational
California family vacation trip,
aquariums such as
Aquarium and Long Beach
the Pacific include touch pools and
educational tours. Smaller
aquariums, world class zoos,
botanical gardens and train rides
through redwood forests are but a
few of the great family vacations.
kid-friendly with only a few
vacations not recommended for youth,
such as wine tasting and wine tours.
There are some great food-tasting
factory tours for children, however,
Belly Factory in Fairfield where
kids can sample over 30 flavors of
Jelly Beans. From watching the
on the rocks in Sea Ranch to
playing a game of miniature golf or
driving a little car on a track in
Valley, kids can play to their
hearts' content when you take them
on California family vacations.
Winter Vacations provide
exceptional opportunities to enjoy
the reduced hotel and resort rates,
more availability in rooms and
suites and less crowds throughout
California beach vacations can
consist of a single afternoon at the
beach, soaking up some sunshine and
breathing the fresh Pacific Ocean
salt mist air. Or in places such as Yosemite National Park, a family can take a
hike through the forests next to waterfalls, watching deer and bears roam