Traveling with kids blog. Best family bonding vacations.
The Over 50 Lifestyle,  Travel,  Traveling with the Grandkids

Top 5 Bucket List Travel Spots to Take the Grand Kids!

Share with Friends
  •  
  • 238
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •   
  •  
  •  
    238
    Shares

Are you ready to travel with the grandkids? Here are your Top 5 Bucket List Travel Spots to Take the Grandkids!

Why a Top 5 Bucket List for Grandkids?

I am new to being a grandparent. My daughter married a man with children from a previous marriage so I was instantly made a grandmother with two beautiful grandkids, Kyla, age 18 and Zechariah, age 5.

A year and a half after the wedding, my daughter gave birth to Ezra! For now, Ezra will stay home. But I plan on having fun with the big grandkids and living out this top 5 bucket list!

I love being a grandmother, and I am always thinking of cool bucket list travel spots to take the grandkids! You get to see them experience new things and places that their parents just do not have the time because of work restraints, younger children, and tighter budgets.

Top 5 Bucket List Travel Spots to Take the Grandkids!

Top 5 Bucket List Travel Destinations with Grandkids.

Take the Kids Camping in Yellowstone National Park to Connect With Nature

Yellowstone National Park

June is definitely the best month to go! This is when all of the animals are out and about. There are cabins or you can rent an RV once you are out there and camp that way. If you are up to it physically, tent camping is an option as well.

This is one of the coolest trips for kids.

Whichever way you go you will want to stay in the park if at all possible and move locations so you can experience more of the park. Yellowstone National Park is definitely a trip of a lifetime and kids love all there is to do and see there!

No List Would Be Complete Without Disney World and a Disney Cruise

A view of the ocean from Disney Cruise lines.

Going to Disney is great, but add a Disney Cruise to the mix and now you have a bucket list trip! Experience twice the fun by taking the cruise then heading to a Disney park!

Disney’s first-class level accommodations and service will wow you and the grandkids! My personal favorite is Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge!

They offer lots to do in the parks! Then you can head over to Port Canaveral for your high seas adventure on Disney’s Cruise line!

New York City – A Cultural Trip for Kids

NYC skyline view.

If you love Broadway, the Freedom Towers, Empire State Building and oodles of museums, then New York City is the trip for you! Maybe you love baseball and want to take them to a Yankee’s game.

Don’t forget a trip in the winter to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving parade and Rockefeller Center! Whatever your flavor the big city will most likely have it!

Best Family Bonding Vacations – Traveling their Ancestry

Top 5 Bucket List Travel Spots to Take the Grandkids!

My Grandfather did this with me and although I did not appreciate it at the time, now I realize it was a wonderful trip. It’s one of the best family bonding vacations I have ever had.

He took me to Europe to visit where our ancestry originated. I would recommend this trip for teenagers though as it is a big trip for younger kids that will struggle with long flights and bouncing around hotels.

My grandparents were the ones to tell us about their ancestry! Not my parents. The stories get lost as the generations continue. Why not take them to Europe, Asia, the Middle East, where ever your family originated from, to experience their homeland.

You could do research about your family history or even a DNA test to get you started and go to the towns where your family resided in the past.

My grandfather had our family tree done so he knew we were from Tipperary in Ireland, among other places!

Head Out To A Dude Ranch!

Book a vacation to a Dude Ranch!

I think my grandkids would enjoy this trip the most! Dude Ranches have become real family-friendly over the years with activities for everyone! Some ranches even have children’s programs with counselors and riding is optional!

Some activities include petting zoos, mountain biking, river rafting, swimming pools, card games, hayrides, western dancing, campfires, cookouts, tennis, volleyball, basketball, softball, fishing, and hiking!

You can find a dude ranch right here!

Top 5 Bucket List Travel Spots to Take the Grandkids!

Top 5 Bucket List Travel Spots to Take the Grandkids!

Related Article: What to Bring When Traveling With Your Grandchildren

I would love to hear your stories on great trips you have taken with your grandkids or what’s on your bucket list!

5 1 vote
Article Rating

Share with Friends
  •  
  • 238
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •   
  •  
  •  
    238
    Shares

Tricia worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years before deciding to divorce the corporate world in 2018. Tricia retired early so she could travel with her husband Jack (the Boomer) and Bo, their German Shepherd. They enjoy finding new experiences together and spending time with their family.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
91 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
91
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x