Traveling with children can be a challenge, especially when it comes to deciding where to go next (and navigating the ever-changing logistics of COVID-19 regulations). But whether you’re in search of a camping adventure or a thrilling amusement park, there are plenty of places right here in the U.S. perfect for your next family trip—many of which are easily accessible by car.
The CDC recommends traveling within the U.S. only if you are fully vaccinated (unvaccinated travelers should get tested and wear a mask when possible). It’s important to check any local regulations when planning a trip, and booking early is a great way to score post-pandemic travel deals, especially when it comes to rental cars and flights. Things might feel a little different as you venture away from home, but we’re all ready for a little “revenge travel,” whether it’s one hour away or straight across the country.
From camping in national parks to exploring cities like Boston and San Francisco, here are 50 vacation ideas for kids of all ages right here in the U.S.