Parents frequently ask which adventure in which national park should get their kids having more fun that they should consider taking the kids to. This is not always an easy question given all possible great choices in mind. What I do while advising on such questions, I focus on the kids age since this is the best way have figured out as right way of choosing the ideal kids trips. What I question myself is which of the locations will be an adventure much fun, safe and inspirational that children at a given age can enjoy fully.
Below is a compilation of five recommendations which are must-do, absolute national park family trips which are arranged orderly from the easiest for kids at younger age to those most challenging fir for more-experienced, older kids.
What you should remember always is that among the best aspects with this system of national park is that almost all park areas are fit for seen and enjoying by anyone despite of their age or mobility level. Nature wonders have no age limit.
For lovers of enjoying the outdoor environment and wishing to bring up kids with the same character, the list below works best for you.
No age limit: Yellowstone Ultimate Tour National Park
Your kids may not be able to remember their first visit to a national park especially at the tender age but with this be sure they will remember it. On seeing the elk and bison and mud pots and gurgling geysers especially how they burst to that uproarious laughter on seeing eruption of Old Faithful, be sure they can never forget. This place is best for visit anytime be it winter where they will enjoy the cross-country skiing and even summer periods. Young kids as well enjoy such environments. Yellowstone is a place which delights any person of any age and you will find yourself wanting to go back their once more.
Four years of age and above: Everglades Paddling
Kayaks paddling via tunnels of mangrove, Brown River, on placid watching snowy egrets, blue herons, brown pelicans and other birds termed exotic just fly overhead with alligators listlessly floating is fun. Canoes are available where you can canoe in the many islands around the place with the kids enjoying wilderness beach. You will also get to see dolphins, pink roseate brilliant spoonbills and saw ospreys while also watching the awe-inspiring sunsets towards Mexico Gulf. Everglades is among the greatest sanctuaries of wildlife on earth bigger than Yosemite, Grand Canyon and Glacier offering surprising adventure for a family.
Four years of age and above: Canyonlands National Park Floating
Enjoy a family trip of floating on River Green Canyon Stillwater found in Canyonlands Utah southern part of the National Park. You will enjoy kayaks, canoeing and rafts flotilla among other brilliant gazing moments with those canyon walls. For beginners in canoeing, the still and fast water makes ideal option with lovely and spacious campsites featured. This beautiful scenery is situated away from the world making it a perfect take-out.
Seven to eight years of age and above: valley Yosemite Waterfalls Hiking
For both children and adults this waterfalls majesty in the valley plunge over sheer cliffs producing roar which can drown out freight train inducing quite speechless awe which is followed by delightful laughter after walking through the mist which the waterfalls create paving its way through the blue sky. Kids who have nice hiking stamina definitely will love the mist trail to Nevada fall and vernal fall. The kids will also feel very powerful after ascending the trail of Yosemite falls to its upper getting to the waterfall’s brink which is 1430 feet tall.
Seven to eight years of age: Olympic Wild Coast Backpacking
This place offers very tide pools where you can play in. you will also get to see wallpapered boulders with sea anemones, mussels and vividly purple or orange starfish. Seals and sea otters along the shore, bald eagles will feature flying overhead. You will get to see descending and ascending wood and rope ladders on those cliffs. This backpacking is similar to an amusement park, Water Park and nature’s aquarium which are rolled into a single beautiful and unforgettable adventure.