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How To Make Every Family Vacation The Ultimate Adventure

Adventure doesn’t have to be climbing a mountain. It can be trying a brand new food!  How will you make your family vacation the ultimate adventure? 

How To Make Every Family Vacation The Ultimate Adventure:

Going on a family vacation isn’t something every family can do all the time. While some families are lucky enough to be able to go on vacation together multiple times a year, some may only be able to do it once every few years. Whenever you get some time that can be dedicated to bonding as a family, you should make the most of it. Here, you’ll see how you can make every family vacation the ultimate adventure! 

Compromise On Different Activities 

To make every vacation the ultimate adventure, you need to make sure you’ve planned activities to suit every age group. You will need to compromise for this. Your teen probably won’t want to do the same things as your younger children, and your younger children might throw a tantrum at the thought of going to a museum with you. However, if you plan properly, you can make these activities exciting for everybody. Perhaps you could do an activity for your youngest, and then treat your teen to their favorite lunch afterwards? If you go to a museum, perhaps you could engage your youngest by asking them questions about what they see. You might be surprised at what they come out with! 

Plan For A Little Alone Time

There’s nothing wrong with wanting a little alone time on a family vacation. See if there’s a creche where you can leave the kids for an hour and explore. Perhaps you could even get on the Marquee guest list to experience a taste of the night life (in the day time) without having to find a night sitter for your kids. You’re only human, so needing a little time away from the demands of your kids is normal. Planning for it in advance will help you to stick to your boundaries and you won’t feel guilty about enjoying yourself.

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Learn To Live In The Moment

One of the things we’re all guilty of from time to time, as thinking too much about the past or future. When we do this, we’re not living in the moment. Whether we’re panicking that we’ve forgotten something or thinking about all of the chores we’ll have to do when we get home, it’s taking away from the present moment. Learn to focus on everything you can see and sense now. Teach your family to do the same. It’ll make your vacation so much nicer and seem so much longer! 

Say Goodbye To Technology

Try leaving technology in the room for the duration of your stay. Why do you need social media when you have an exciting new location to explore right before you? You can update your friends when you get home! 

Keep Travel Journals

Encourage the kids to keep travel journals, and consider doing the same. You could even give the kids a disposable camera each to capture the vacation from their POV, as well as have something nice to put in their journals/scrapbooks when you get home 

Try Foods You’ve Never Tried Before 

Adventure doesn’t have to be climbing a mountain. It can be trying a brand new food! Challenge yourselves to try something new from the menu each day. You might find a new favorite. 

How will you make your family vacation the ultimate adventure? 

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