The Inside Scoop On Touring With Your Family

Did you know that over the recent years family touring has become immensely popular? The demand has grown so much that the tour companies have pulled out all of the stops in order to craft tours that cater specifically to family travel. With summer vacation just around the corner, family travel planning can be somewhat of a hassle to coordinate activities for every member of the family. Why not let the experts of amazing vacation experiences do all of the planning, coordinating, and activity arrangements for you? Many popular tour companies have done just that while keeping your family in mind. They understand that both children and adults need a good balance of fun activities as well as some down time for relaxation while they are on vacation.

Here are a few examples of what to expect from some incredible family tour packages.

Wild, Wild West with Globus

This family tour takes you into the Old Western frontier where you can watch an old-fashioned shoot out, board a horse-drawn covered wagon trailing into canyons, see old fashioned boardwalks and swing-door saloons, and learn about the history of the Old West. Then get wet and wild on a rafting river adventure! Visit Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park and stand in the steam of Old Faithful. You can even experience a real Western Rodeo. The tour keeps the momentum by taking you to see Crazy Horse Memorial in honor of the Sioux Indian chief, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and even traveling by an open-air Jeep for a Buffalo Safari!

Monkeys Jungles and Volcanoes with Trafalgar

This amazing tour takes you into beautiful and tropical Costa Rica! This incredible Family Experience tour starts you aboard a river boat, gliding through canals and lagoons exploring rainforests filled with colorful wildlife. You are guided by an expert naturalist as you explore the many species of sea turtle, exotic birds, monkeys, and more. You also visit Tortuguero National Park, and the Arenal Hanging Bridges where you can observe animals within lush canopies. Get up close and see the famous Arenal Volcano. Much more amazing treks are included in this itinerary. And it’s complete with some relaxation time to laze in the beach or your resort’s pool. Or, if you still crave more adventure, there are optional excursions available to you like a catamaran cruise to snorkel with dolphins, a surf lesson, and even white water rafting!

New York: Family Fun in the Big Apple with Tauck

This family fun tour takes you on a private sightseeing tour to see Times Square, Radio City Music Hall, the Upper West Side and the Hudson River. You even stop at Rockefeller Center and go up 67 floors to the ‘Top of the Rock,’ and see panoramic views. Time is allotted for you to do what people love to do in the Big Apple—shop! You even have tickets to see a Broadway show like the performance of ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.’ (Check with your tour consultant for show availabilities.) Visit the Winter Garden at the World Trade Center Site and hear stories of heroics from one of New York’s finest and bravest. Then take a fun walking tour through Chinatown and Little Italy.  And, no visit to New York is complete without a ferry ride to Ellis Island to see the famed Statue of Liberty.

Do any of those sound appealing? There are many tours available and they visit countries all over the world. Learn more about the different family vacations available to you and what operators offer them. has gathered our best Family Tour Itineraries for you in one spot. You can visit our website for more information:

Most of the vacations offered are Escorted Tours where you are accompanied by an expert Tour Director throughout your trip taking care of every little detail to make sure you and your family are having the best experience. You also make new friends and travel with other families where children are able to make life-long friends and possible pen pals during their trip! Learn About Escorted Tours