School is almost out for the summer, and many families are busy planning their beach vacations. There are a number of amazing beach adventures to be had in North America. Regardless of whether you are looking to be in the middle of the action or you want a quieter experience, there is a beach for every personal taste and preference. Here are four of the best North American beach vacations that are perfect for families.
Located along the famed Emerald Coast of Florida, this family favorite boasts soft white sand juxtaposed against stunning green water. A variety of lodging accommodations make it easy to find a place to call home in any budget. Popular family activities in this diverse beach community include miniature golfing, the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, shopping at HarborWalk Village, and the mesmerizing Maximum Magic Show.
Cabo San Lucas
Cabo is world-famous for its myriad of attractions and adventures. This resort town located on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula features a variety of activities that children of all ages will enjoy. Older kids will delight in the many ziplining or snorkeling adventure tours whereas younger children will love the many family-friendly resort offerings geared to keeping them busy and happy.
Although the Hawaiian island of Kauai is known for its rainy weather, the southern shores of Poipu Beach boast an abundance of sunshine. While the North Shore of Kauai is popular for its big waves, Poipu Beach appeals to families looking for calmer waters. The serene Baby Beach is a protected area that is perfect for toddlers and young children wanting to frolic on the shores.
This seaside paradise is one of California’s most-prized jewels. Santa Barbara’s location is ideal for families who do not like extremely hot or humid weather. Moderate temperatures all year beckon visitors to come outside and to enjoy the sand and the surf. A bounty of fresh local produce and seafood are hallmarks of the Santa Barbara experience. Because most of the attractions, dining, and shopping options are all centrally located within walking distance of the downtown area, you do not even need a vehicle while visiting.
Whatever your beach fancy, you will find it in North America. Just make sure in your plannings that you actually have a stress-free vacation. The only left to do is to dip your toes in the water and enjoy creating new memories with your family.