Planning a Visit to the National Parks with Kids?

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Are you planning to visit our U.S. National Parks with kids in this new year? If you’re hoping to call on one or a dozen, do not pass go, but head to our sister site, Family Travel 411. You’ll find kid-friendly family vacation guides to numerous national parks, including our:

Yosemite National Park Family Guide

Sequoia National Park Family Guide

Glacier National Park Family Guide

Zion National Park Family Guide

Mount Rushmore & Black Hills Family Guide

And  if you’ll be visiting the National Parks with a FOURTH GRADER this year, be sure to get your “Every Kid in a Park Pass” for free admission into hundreds of parks.


Want more U.S. National Parks ideas and inspiration?

hiking Bryce Canyon National Park with kidsYou might also like these features at Family Travel 411:

Bryce Canyon National Park with Kids: Hiking the Navajo Loop

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Tips for Your Day Trip to Dry Tortugas National Park from Key West

Swamp Buggy: A Tale of Family Adventure in Big Cypress National Preserve

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Want to show the kids some seriously big trees?

If you’re planning a California family road trip, don’t miss our feature: The 5 Best Places to Visit California’s Giant Redwoods and Giant Sequoias. (Pro tip: They’re not all national parks.)


Where else to go for your family vacation this year?

Here are some more of our reader’s favorite guides for family vacation planning:

California with Kids: Ten Unforgettable Family Vacation Ideas

Adirondack Park with Kids – New York Family Vacation Guide

St. John and St. Tomas with Kids – USVI Family Vacation Guide

Six Great Mexico Family Vacation Destinations

How to Build a Budget-Friendly Maui Family Vacation

Six Amazing Ireland Family Vacation Destinations

What’s more, you can check the Travels with Baby Destinations Index for more ideas and tips by location — and be sure to follow my family travel boards on Pinterest!

Wherever you roam–far afield or close to home–here’s wishing your family safe, happy travels this year!

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Safe journeys,

Travels with BabyShelly Rivoli, author of the award-winning Travels with Baby guidebooks

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