With the summer holidays just around the corner, you’ll want to start looking for a great US destination for the ultimate family vacation! While international travel may still be off limits this year, luckily there are lots of great kid-friendly cities to explore within the United States. Check out this list of the most kid-friendly cities in the US!
New York City
One of the country’s most exciting cities, New York City is packed with endless kid-friendly activities the whole family will love! From Central Park and Times Square to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, whatever you’re interested in, you’ll find it in New York.
The capital of our nation makes for the perfect kid-friendly destination. With a myriad of historical monuments, fascinating museums, and a wide variety of delicious international cuisine, you’ll never lack for activities to do in Washington, D.C.!
Head to the midwest for one of the country’s favorite kid-friendly destinations! Chicago is home to the free Lincoln Park Zoo, the vast Lake Michigan lakefront, the Chicago Children’s Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, Field Museum, Millennium Park, Crown Fountain, Willis Tower Skydeck, and so much more. Take the kids to the beach, for a picnic in Lincoln Park, or rent bikes and ride through the city!
A fantastic city for all ages, head to Miami for sand and sun! Spend your family vacation relaxing on the beach, exploring Little Havana, watching the Miami Heat, exploring vibrant murals at Wynwood, dining on historic Ocean Drive, visiting the Miami Seaquarium, urban kayaking, and so much more.
Head to Music City for the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Johnny Cash Museum, and so much more. If your kids love live music, this is the place for you! In Nashville, you can also expect world-class country-style southern food the whole family is sure to love.
The historic city of Boston is just about as kid-friendly as they come! Head to Fenway Park for a baseball game, talk a walk along the famed freedom trail, enjoy a picnic in one of the city’s many parks, explore fun and interactive museums, and more. A great walking city with charming cobblestoned streets and excellent food, you can’t go wrong with Boston!