After a couple of years of not being able to travel, 2022 has seen the number of family holidays rise exponentially. Yet with so many different places to go and things to see, it can start to feel a bit overwhelming. There are so many choices and things to see and do you might not know which is best for you all. Which is where we’re here to help. A family holiday is one of the best and most memorable things you can do and it ticks all the boxes. Here are some of the best family holiday ideas to head in 2022 that you’re all sure to love. Be sure to take plenty of photos and let yourself relax and have the time of your lives. It’s going to be something you all talk about for years to come!
Top tips when booking a family holiday
- Have a budget in mind and do your best to stick to this
- Think about any activities you want to do ahead of time
- Consider your activity levels and what you want from the trip
- Decide how long you want to go for
- Think about whether you want to stay in the UK or go abroad
- Make sure there’s something for everyone
- Research the weather before you go
- Write up a packing list so you don’t forget anything
Spend quality time together on a caravan holiday
Caravan holidays are a fantastic way to bring the family together and go away without breaking the bank. There are a host of caravan parks all around the UK, such as Park Holidays Devon which are ideal for the whole family. The caravans have all the facilities you could need to cook for your family if you did fancy staying in, as well as bedrooms, living areas and bathrooms. Different sites have different facilities so be sure to do your research ahead of time and see what you can do when you’re there. Many have pools and entertainment facilities for example.
Indulge In An all-inclusive resort somewhere hot
If you want to just relax and forget about all the stresses back home, an all-inclusive is a fantastic way to do this. You can simply sit on a beach or around a pool and eat and drink as much as you like. Forget about work or having to tidy up the house and just spend your time playing with your kids and soaking up the sunshine. Resorts can have things such as water parks, kids clubs and much more included making them the ideal place to have something for the whole family, no matter their age or preferences.
Explore different places on a cruise
Whether you’re a seasoned cruiser or have never been before, cruising is a brilliant way to spend time together as a family as well as see the world. There are many cruise lines out there and each offers something different so do your research and find out which is the best for you. Cruise lines such as Royal Caribbean and MSC are known for being better ones for kids as they have things such as water slides and great kids clubs – some ships even have a rollercoaster on board! The best thing about cruising is that you can do what you want when you’re on board, but you can also immerse yourselves in culture when stopping at different countries and cities all around the world on your itinerary. Many cruises offer interconnecting cabins so you can have your own room for privacy but still be able to know your kids are safe.
A sports activity holiday
If you’re an active family, why not look into a sports trip? There are many activity holidays out there, from hiking trips to those that have dedicated itineraries for sports. Be sure to look at the different companies if you want something organised for you – it’s a great way to take the stress out of planning. Simply let the company know what you’re looking for and they can put together an itinerary that will match the needs of all the family. You could try sports such as jet skis, snorkelling, segways and so much more. You’ll be able to tick off plenty of bucket list items!
Take a camping trip
If you really want to get away from the stresses of everyday, busy life then a camping trip is a no brainer. It’s a way to be at one with nature and take yourselves away from mod cons and technology. Without this, you are free to all just spend quality time with one another, talking, sharing stories and doing things such as BBQs and playing games. Some camping sites can be more modern and feature things such as swimming pools and activity centres, while others are more traditional and don’t have any modern facilities. These are cheaper and offer a more authentic experience, just make sure you won’t get bored while you’re there! Pack plenty of warm clothes and just focus on having a great time all together.
Book An Enriching Trip to Paris
Paris has many wonderful things that you and the kids can do together. You could visit Disneyland Paris, take in the panoramic views from the Eiffel Tower or visit the city parks surrounding Paris. There are plenty of accommodation options that vary in price depending on your budget as well as restaurants that are children friendly. When travelling to Paris you can choose to arrive by plane, train or bring your own car on the Euro Tunnel.
Rent a Villa in Alcudia
Villas have many benefits and often favour family holidays. Not only does a villa allow for your own privacy but it also provides you with your own kitchen which can save you money on eating out and living space. In Alcudia there are plenty of villas that come with a private swimming pool and are located near the beachfront. Alcudia is very popular for its white sandy beach and crystal clear waters. Here you can enjoy plenty of water sports as well as journeying to the main city of Palma for some shopping and restaurants. Costs are very favourable and the weather is often warm throughout the year.
Take A Road Trip Through Florida
Hire a car and enjoy a road trip through Florida. Explore many different areas including Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach. Orlando you can visit Universal Studios or Disneyland whilst Miami has wandering beaches and beautiful waters to swim in. Road trips allow you plenty of flexibility and to see multiple areas in one holiday. As a family you can enjoy choosing different playlist to enjoy and selecting the activities that you want to do when visiting your chosen areas. If you visit an area that you are not keen on, simply leave and visit another.
These are just a few top family holiday ideas for you to do in 2022. Consider the ages of your children and what they’re interested in. Once you’ve got an idea of this, think of the budget you want to spend and what you’d like to spend this on. It could be that you want to focus on experiences, or perhaps you want to splurge on your accommodation. Do you want to go abroad? Or would you prefer to stay closer to home? The choice is yours. Which one is your favourite and have you tried any of them? Are there any suggestions that you would like to add to the list? Let us know in the comment box below.