7 awe-inspiring places your kids will love to visit
The best part of travelling with children is seeing things through their eyes and imagination. They are curious about the world around them from an early age and sharing their new experiences can be great fun for adults too!
The experts at Baltic Travel Company have come up with 7 top destinations that will give the whole family a trip to remember for years to come. With options from rocket science to Santa, which one would you choose?
1 – Legoland Windsor, UK
Legoland is the ultimate destination for kids, they are able to enjoy themselves in an immersive experience. It is dedicated for kids aged 3-12 but can be enjoyed by many more, it is a unique place where imagination has no limits. With the Star Wars Miniland experience kids can find their force and be at one with their favourite characters. You can even extend your stay at the hotel!
2 – Harry Potter Tour, UK
If your children are avid Harry Potter fans, then there is no better place to export them than the Harry Potter Studio Tour in Hertfordshire. They can let their imagination run wild as they sit down in the iconic Great Hall of Hogwarts. The tour is filled with props for the movie alongside behind the scene exclusives. This is one to be enjoyed when your kids are younger so they can throw themselves into the magical land they have only seen on screen.
3 – Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA
The Kennedy Space Center is ultimately science made fun. It provides kids with an up-close version of humans in space and is interactive mixed with education. Kids will enjoy this as it is part theme park part museum. Also, if your trip lines up with a rocket launch your kids will cherish the memory forever.
4 – The Great Wall of China
As the worlds largest man-made structure, this is one of the world’s biggest tourist attractions. Several sections are open to the public and you can tailor your trip to your family’s needs. Unfortunately, the wall is deteriorating very quickly so it is best to show your kids this breathtaking experience before it is too late.
5 – Christmas in Lapland
This is the epitome of a child’s imagination. Choose a special Christmas to take your children to Santa’s offices where you catch a ride on a reindeer pulled sled and walk through the magical villages. It is one to be enjoyed at a young age when the mystery of Santa and Christmas is at the forefront of your mind.
6 – Grand Cayman Island, The Cayman Islands
If your kids are big water fans, then they will love one of the most spectacular underwater worlds on the planet. The Cayman Islands in the Caribbean are known for their snorkeling and diving spots – a water lovers paradise. The largest of three Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman is filled with many family-friendly activities alongside spectacular beaches. Your kids will love Sting Ray City which is a shallow sandbar which has hundreds of gentle stingrays all around them – they can even feed them by hand!
7 – Washington, D.C., USA
Being an adult and learning about politics can be a stressful experience. But as a child, the chance to learn about historic events whilst seeing iconic landmarks can be quite surreal. Visiting the White House, Lincoln Memorial and the Capital Building to learn some historic facts is perfect to do whilst you’re young and the brain absorbs key information. It will be impossible for your children to get bored with the endless amount of educational activities they can get involved in! It has something for everyone – whatever your child enjoys from science, sports or music, there is an educational trail for them.