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Luxury Family Vacations

What generation gap? Our itineraries are carefully curated to satisfy the curiosity, energy levels, and attention spans of all age groups. You never have to sacrifice your pleasure to keep the younger generation happy, and vice versa. Think: all of the fun, none of the hassle, and memories you’ll talk about for years.

The best local tour guides for families

Everyone’s new best friends. Descendants of Vikings and presidents, artists, changemakers, and year-round residents in the destination you’re visiting—our smart, intuitive, and inspiring local guides understand the interests of kids, teens, and adults. On plenty of occasions, kids and teens go their carefully chaperoned way, and you’ll have generous time for adult-focused activities like wine tastings, longer walks, and gourmet dinners.

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Give children the gift of travel

Raise global citizens with diverse experiences worldwide. Meet children at a school in Peru, make music with Moroccan Berber tribes, lunch with the indigenous Embera tribe in Panama, and stargaze with Wyoming cowboys. Learn from eloquent, engaging guides as you hike receding glaciers in Iceland, watch the Northern Lights in Alaska or stand among archaeological wonders from Easter Island to the Great Wall of China.

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Kids Get A Price Break

When sharing a room with two full-paying guests, kids and teens ages 11-16 receive a $500 discount*; ages 7-10 receive a $750 discount*; ages 3-6 receive a $1250 discount*, and ages 2 and younger receive a $1750 discount*. When sharing a room with one full-paying guest, kids receive a $250 discount.*

*Kid discounts are not applicable on tour extensions, river cruising, or private tours.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions? Answers to all your questions, except that one.

Handcrafted family vacation packages

What are the best family vacation destinations in the world?

The Galapagos – snorkel with turtles, watch sea lions up close, meet giant land tortoises

USA – endless opportunity, from desert to glaciers and islands to mountains.

Costa Rica – hatchling turtles, volcanoes, jungle zip lines

Iceland – exciting Viking history, myths and legends of trolls and giants, volcanoes, waterfalls, glaciers…

Morocco – ride camels, go glamping in the desert, explore ancient Medinas

What are the best family vacations by age?

Where can I find family vacation ideas?

Read through different family itineraries for destinations all over the world—they’re full of inspiring ideas planned to please every generation. Family travel blogs are filled with all kinds of advice and ideas from planning to packing and different destinations. You’ll also find plenty of stories from parents who’ve taken our trips.

What is the best family vacation in the USA?

Alaska by land. You can watch whales, go husky sledding through the snow, meet Santa Claus in the North Pole.

How do I plan a family vacation?

  1. Browse all of our family programs or expand out to our multisport trips to see which will check off your bucket list
  2. Download the daily itinerary for any trips that interest you, directly from the tour page on our website
  3. Questions? Email us with your wish list and questions, or phone our expert Travel Experience Specialists at 800-200-3887 to chat in person.
  4. If you like the trip as is in our itinerary, the pricing and dates are right there for you to select.
  5. Reserve your trip of a lifetime with a deposit.

What does a family tour include?

Family tours with Classic Journeys include:

  • Local English-speaking tour guide
  • Transfers
  • Luxury hotels with invisible check-in
  • Meals (with wine for grown-ups)
  • Private access events
  • Activities

How can I give experiences instead of gifts?

Scientific evidence tells us that people appreciate experiences more than material gifts. So book a family tour that everybody can enjoy together. This is a popular choice with our guests who want to gift a loved one something unforgettable for a birthday, wedding, anniversary or graduation. They tell us time and time again that the enriching experiences and lasting memories form a far better gift than any material goods.

What activities can you enjoy as a family?

These are just a few of the bucket list experiences you can enjoy on a family vacation with Classic Journeys.

Can I book a private family vacation?

Yes! When you book one of our private tours, every aspect of the trip is tailored to your family, and you’ll travel exclusively with your brood. That might mean taking over a historic villa for a big family reunion, a once in a lifetime trip for just you and your child, or anything else—your wish is our command. A private tour is a lot easier to arrange than you think. Get started with the planning of a private family vacation here. Our Travel Experience team is expert at making it all seamless and turnkey for you.

I am a single parent, will a family tour work for me?

Yes, absolutely. Our sociable family tours are perfect for single parents traveling with kids, teens, and even young adults. Your children can enjoy exploring with other people around their age on the tour, and you’ll have the company of other parents. It’s the perfect balance of quality time together with your family and getting to know new-found friends–all in an incredible location.

Can I bring the grandparents on a guided tour?

Yes! Our tours are designed with all generations in mind. So whether you are 8, 18, 48, or 80, you can be sure to find activities that will engage you, people, that will inspire you, and places to explore that will make your bucket list come alive. And our amazing local guides are experts at engaging all generations, interests, and abilities. In fact, that’s one of the reasons that multigenerational families choose to plan their perfect family vacations and family reunions with Classic Journeys.