Source: Dennis Jarvis via flickr
7. Maribor, Slovenia
Ideal for children: 3+
Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of a large city? Rent a car to travel from the capital, Slovenia to Maribor. It is a small city perfect for family travel in all seasons. In winter, you can ski in the resort of Pohorje. In summer, canoe on the river Drava. To explore the city culture, visit the Maribor Castle built in the 15th century. The castle displays local artifacts in the Regional Museum of Maribor and a frescoed Knights’ Hall.
8. Bali, Indonesia
Ideal for children: 5+
For a family of animal lovers, Bali is the perfect vacation spot. Visit the Ubud Monkey Forest to feed the monkeys and see them jump around in their natural habitat. Take elephant rides at The Bali Elephant Park. Stopover at the Bali Safari and Marine Park to swim with the dolphins, and enjoy amusement rides. The island also has beautiful beaches where you can get a massage while the children swim and play around. Other interesting places include the Bali Treetop Adventure Park, Turtle Island, and the Waterbom Water Park. This tropical paradise has a ton of family-friendly activities and destinations.
9. Cape Town, South Africa
Ideal for children: 6+
Cape Town is famous for its picturesque beauty and jaw-dropping hikes. However, adventure is not the only excitement it offers. You can take your kids to the Penguin Colony, where they can swim with African Penguins. Explore the varied marine life at the Two Oceans Aquarium. See the exotic spiders, scary scorpions, the resting butterflies, and walk the lush green tropical gardens at the Butterfly World. Visit the largest bird park in Africa, World of Birds. See the nature up-close in Cape Town!
10. Edinburgh, Scotland
Ideal for children: 3+
What makes Edinburgh stand out among the destinations in this list, is the festival season. The capital city hosts 12 significant festivals throughout the year. The themes are versatile, ranging from the science fest to a storytelling celebration. However, these festivals aren’t the only attractions in Edinburgh. It has a lot of educational and fun attractions. Visit the Camera Obscura to take some fun family photos. Take your children to the Museum of Childhood, and indulge in nostalgia and culture.
So, which one of these fascinating spots are you going to select for your next vacation?
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