Traveling with Grandkids

Top Destinations to Take Your Grandkids

Your grandchildren’s minds are rapidly soaking in everything around them, so why not surround them with enriching new people, places, cultures and experiences on a learning adventure together? Introducing your grandchild to the world can be one of the greatest gifts you can give them. Now's the time to strengthen family bonds and share memories with your grandchildren. Take a look at some of our most popular destinations for learning together.

Grand Canyon

See the wonder in your grandchild’s eyes as they feast their eyes on this colossal world wonder for the first time, and learn about the geological history of the Grand Canyon.

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Chincoteague & Wallops Islands, Virginia

Alongside your grandchild, discover the real-world setting of Marguerite Henry’s “Misty of Chincoteague” as you explore the island habitats where wild ponies roam!

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Yellowstone & Glacier National Parks

Raft the Flathead River, paddle on Yellowstone Lake and more as you and your grandchild learn from naturalists about the flora and fauna of Yellowstone & Glacier National Parks.

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San Francisco Bay Area

From the Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz — explore the best of the City by the Bay with your grandchild. Or head to Santa Rosa to learn about wild animals or guide dogs on special hands-on adventures.

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France

Sail the River Seine, take part in a French cooking class or explore the Louvre on a scavenger hunt! There’s so much to discover with your grandchild in the City of Light.

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Costa Rica

Spot iguanas and sloths as you trek, zipline or float through the rainforest, and learn all about geology with your grandchild on volcano visits in Costa Rica. 

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Utah

Explore the hoodoos of Bryce Canyon, the snow-capped peaks of the Rocky Mountains or the prehistoric world of dinosaurs as you learn about geology or paleontology with your grandchild in Utah.

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Washington, D.C.

Delve into the world of presidents, spies and scientists as you explore Washington D.C. with your grandchild!

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New York City

From Broadway to Coney Island, and Chinatown to Little Italy — explore the melting pot and world-renowned arts center of New York City with your grandchild.

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Mount Rushmore & the Badlands

Learn about Mount Rushmore, wooly mammoths, the gold rush and more as you explore the Black Hills and the Badlands with your grandchild by your side!

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Portland, Oregon

Learn zoo animals, meteorites, glassblowing, torpedoes and more as you delve into fire, space, aviation and animal sciences in and around Portland.

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Galápagos Islands

Discover the amazing animals of the Galápagos as you hike, snorkel, paddle and bike through the islands with your grandchild.

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Québec

Learn about whales and waterfalls and practice your French as you discover the big cities, small towns and active waters of Québec.

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Italy

Experience the pasta, gelato, Roman ruins and Renaissance art with your grandchild as you explore Verona, Florence, Rome or Venice together.

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Hawaii

Snorkel, surf and explore the lava caves, volcanoes and rainforests of Hawaii on an island adventure with your grandchild.

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