North America provides so much more than your classic bucket and spade family holiday. Almost every possible base can be covered across this vast continent, sometimes in one trip, from beaches and national parks to mountains and cities. With Canada to the North, Costa Rica to the south and a whole lot in between, North America provides adventure, wildlife and scenery unlike anything your mini travellers will have experienced before.
Jetting across the Atlantic with the brood in tow may seem like
a recipe for disaster, with a long flight and jet lag to contend
with, but let us tell you, it is every bit worth the journey. While
certain areas of North America may not be number one on our list
for those with very small children, once they hit double digits,
there's almost nowhere better. Ranching holidays in the American
West make for a brilliant family holiday option once the children
reach about the age of ten, while road trips and more adventurous
holidays through Canada are ideal for hard-to-please teenagers.
Kids interested in wildlife will love spotting lots of weird and
wonderful beasties in the jungles of Costa Rica, while for complete
relaxation we know the very best family-friendly resorts in the
Our regional experts can recommend the best family-friendly
hotels, having travelled the length and breadth of the continent
for them, whether that be a small hotel along the coast of
California or in a wilderness lodge deep in the forests of British
Columbia, such as Sonora Resort.