Indulge your cravings for adventure on this brisk getaway to Guatemala. Over six days you'll enjoy some of the best outdoor workouts on earth, starting easy with a stroll on the cobbled streets of colonial Antigua. Follow that with a hike up a volcano, mountain biking to rural villages, kayaking across a sacred lake, and much more.
In just six days, you'll enjoy an unforgettable adventure around Guatemala's highlights. You'll arrive in the central highlands, where you'll tour the Spanish-colonial city of Antigua, hike up nearby volcanoes, enjoy spa treatments, visit coffee plantations, and soar over the treetops on a zipline. The last stop is at sacred Lake Atitlán, which you'll explore on kayak rides as well as visit nearby ancient Maya ruins.
In less than a week you can experience some of the most phenomenal natural wonders in Guatemala. This active adventure will take you to the central highlands where you'll explore the cobbled streets of Antigua followed by a hike up the mighty Volcán Pacaya. Then you're off to mythical Lake Atitlán for kayak rides and nature hikes before ending the trip strong with camping at the summit of yet another volcano.
Despite its name, Colombia's "Coffee Zone" is a fantastic destination for families—a natural paradise with outdoor activities for all ages. This week-long tour starts in the capital of Bogotá before heading west to Pereira, a city in the mountainous Zona Cafetera. Here you can soak in the Santa Rosa hot springs, watch hummingbirds in the Río Blanco Reserve, go horseback riding at a Colombian ranch, and, of course, learn more about local coffee (with some cacao thrown in for the kids!)
Your family can experience Colombia's best on an exciting week-long tour that's based in two very different cities: Bogotá and Cartagena. Kids and parents alike will enjoy exploring Colombian cuisine, history, and culture in the capital, Bogotá, and taking a day trip out to some impressive underground salt mines. Then, take the pace down a few notches in Caribbean Cartagena, a colorful city where you can cycle, go fishing with the locals, and express your creativity in drumming or crafting workshops.
Marvel at the diverse scenery and wildlife of Sri Lanka during this compact six-day trip. Start by exploring the beaches of Negombo before heading east into the misty mountains of Nuwara Eliya. Visit a nearby tea plantation, where you'll learn about tea and, of course, taste it. Go on an evening safari in Udawalawe National Park and get up close to its elephants and other wildlife. Witness baby elephants being bottled-fed at a local sanctuary before getting lost in the frenzy of the vibrant city of Colombo.
Nine days in Ireland affords you enough time to explore the natural highlights, including the Cliffs of Moher, Dingle, and the Ring of Kerry, as well as the city hotspots in Dublin. Spend less time in the Republic of Ireland and concentrate on the dramatic scenery of Northern Ireland. Visit Giant's Causeway and see Ardara's waterfalls along the Wild Atlantic Way. Choose a historic route that covers Kilkea Castle, Leap Castle, and Blarney Castle, or spend a few days hiking along the Wicklow Way and cover trails in Glenmalure, Glendalough, and Roundwood.
With empty roads and a landscape of spectacular cliffs, windswept castles, and dreamy pastures, Ireland is made for driving. A warm welcome awaits in the cozy towns and villages, including Doolin, the country's traditional music capital. It's easy to get around on your own, so set off in a rental car to create your own adventure on this 11-day itinerary. You'll start and end in Dublin, driving clockwise for a stretch on the Wild Atlantic Way, learning about Ireland's fascinating history and traditions as you go.
Explore Scotland and England by road on this 14-day, self-drive tour. You'll start in Glasgow with an introduction to its food scene before driving east to Scotland's capital, Edinburgh. Then you'll discover castles, lochs, mountains, and more in Inverness and Fort William. Over the border in England, take to the water in the Lake District, learn about The Beatles and The Titanic in Liverpool, and finish your trip in England's capital, London, on an evening e-scooter adventure.
Discover some of England and Scotland's most fascinating cities and towns on this two-week, self-drive tour. Your trip starts in the university city of Oxford where you'll peek into its libraries. Then, in northern England, take a historical tour of York. Over the border in Scotland, delve into Edinburgh's food scene and play golf in St Andrews, before returning to England to explore the Lake District. A musical visit to Liverpool will be Beatles themed, and you'll end your tour relaxing in Bath's thermal waters.
Discover Guatemala's culture and heritage over nine event-filled days that showcase the highlights of this beautiful country. You'll do it all, from taking traditional cooking classes to hiking volcanoes to exploring the jungles of the central highlands. In the midst of this fun will be tours of colonial cities, nature hikes to waterfalls, and a visit to Tikal National Park, home to some of the most impressive Maya ruins in the world.
Get ready to check Portugal off your family's bucket list on this 14-day adventure! Start in Porto, where you'll take a foodie tour and try traditional Portuguese cuisine, cruise the river on a rabelo boat, and see the city via vintage car. Then it's off to Coimbra and Lisbon for tuk-tuk tours, the mysterious Mira De Aire Caves, and a day trip to whimsical Sintra. Finish up with a flight to the Azores, for beach time, forest hikes, geothermal pools, and whale watching on São Miguel Island.
If you want to combine Portugal's cultural highlights with plenty of laid-back beach time, this two-week family-friendly tour is ideal. Start in Lisbon and Porto, and get a feel for their cuisine, history, and arts on a range of family-focused tours by tuk-tuk and vintage car. Make day trips to the palaces of Sintra, the caves at Mira De Aire, and Portugal's only national park, Peneda-Gerês. Then, spend the rest of the trip on the Algarve coast, where you can swim, cruise, go dolphin watching, and much more.
With 12 days in Thailand, you can tick off the highlights of Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Phuket on a classic tour or stay on the move and opt for an action-packed itinerary to spend your days between Thailand's underwater world, bustling markets, and beautiful temples. Those looking for the ultimate relaxation should stick to the south on an island-hopping tour, while those ready to get off the beaten path can embark on a nature-packed trip in northern Thailand.
Take 15 days to loop around the island of Ireland at a relaxed pace. Starting in Dublin, head clockwise to check off several beautiful counties in the south and west, like Wicklow, Cork, Kerry, Clare, Mayo, and Donegal, while staying in charming towns along the way. Spend the last few days of the trip exploring Northern Ireland's transformed capital and its coastal gems to complete this once-in-a-lifetime journey.
Combine the energetic capitals of Ireland and Northern Ireland with beautifully wild coastal adventures and remote island-hopping day trips on this well-rounded eight-day self-drive discovery. You'll go from the historical streets of Dublin to buzzing Belfast and on to the castles, waterfalls, and magnificent scenery of Antrim. Leave the mainland behind to explore the traditional islands of Rathlin and Islay—which lies in the Scottish Hebrides—before ultimately returning to Dublin.
This deep dive into Guatemala will take you to some of its most historic landmarks and exceptional natural wonders. It begins with tours of Spanish-colonial Antigua, where you'll sample local cuisine and tour historic buildings. Then head into the jungles of the central highlands to explore caves, waterfalls, and nature reserves before returning south to experience Indigenous Maya culture on gorgeous Lake Atitlán.
Enjoy the wonders of a Canadian winter on this 10-day self-drive tour of the east coast. Start with city sightseeing in Montréal before escaping to the famous Mont-Tremblant for skiing and a Scandinavian-style spa session in the forest. Next, continue to Québec City, where you'll stay in an ice hotel and spend an adrenaline-pumping day dogsledding. The adventure ends in La Mauricie National Park, a snowsport-lovers paradise.
Having toddler-aged children doesn't mean that family adventures have to wait! Norway has plenty to please even the youngest sightseers. Beginning in the regions that inspired the Disney movie "Frozen," you'll cruise from scenic Bergen to quaint Balestrand. Take a ferry to Aurland to experience the best of rural Norway and finish up in Oslo, the country's charismatic little capital. Along the way, you'll experience the beauty of Norway's culture, food, and scenery, all at a family-friendly pace.
Discover the beauty of Canada's east coast on this 10-day summer tour, which combines scenic train journeys with self-drive routes. Before escaping to Mont-Tremblant, where gondola and zipline adventures await, you'll enjoy food and walking tours in historic Montréal. Head east to UNESCO-listed Québec City, your base for whale watching and waterfall trips, and then take the train to Charlevoix to hike to your heart's content in pristine national parks.
If your idea of the perfect vacation involves more outdoor activities than indoor relaxation, then this eight-day adventure in Guatemala is for you. Get the blood pumping as you hike around the ancient Maya ruins at Tikal, then really push yourself on an ascent up the volcanic slopes of Pacaya. Finish the trip on the countryside and beaches as you kayak on Lake Atitlán, surf at El Paredon, and embark on coffee tours in the highlands.
Venture deep into the jungles of central and northern Guatemala, where mysterious caves, romantic waterfalls, and ancient ruins await. After a tour of Guatemala City, you'll fly north to Tikal, the ruins of an ancient Maya city and one of the most incredible archeological sites in the world. Finish the trip with visits to remote forests home to terraced waterfalls and caverns, then browse a traditional Indigenous market.
Make time for a quick getaway to Guatemala for adventures in its cities and countryside. Over eight days you'll visit highlights in the capital plus the UNESCO World Heritage colonial city of Antigua. Round out the trip with volcano hikes, kayaking the famous Lake Atitlán, and visiting local markets and Indigenous villages.
From dramatic fjords to landscapes that inspired the Disney movie "Frozen," this relaxed, seven-day family trip to Norway covers the country's highlights as you journey from the pint-sized cultural capital Oslo to charming child-friendly Bergen. Learn to live like Vikings, experience the "world's most beautiful railway," and cruise through majestic fjords as you set about planning your return trip!
Explore Ecuador's cultural highlights and outdoor landscapes on this action-packed eight-day itinerary. Begin in Quito with a city tour and a cooking class, then bargain for traditional crafts in the famed Otavalo Market. Discover the Amazonian rainforest, including an Indigenous community, when you arrive at a jungle lodge by boat. Finish with a hike near Baños and a quick visit to Cotopaxi National Park.
In just under a week, you can enjoy the adventure of a lifetime in Guatemala. This quick escape begins in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Antigua, which is famous for its Spanish-colonial architecture. Relax and indulge with yoga sessions, cooking classes, and food tours, plus a bonus hike around the villages of Lago Atitlán, one of the most beautiful lakes in the country.
With 13 days in Sri Lanka, you can soak up the country's laid-back culture and impressive landscapes on a well-rounded itinerary perfect for first-time visitors. Or opt for a wildlife-packed trip and embark on safaris in Wilpattu National Park and Yala National Park and visit the famous fortress of Sigiriya. For those ready to slow down, settle into a nature and relaxation trip, and spend your days between the tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya, the beaches of Pasikudah, and the lakes of Wilpattu National Park.
Spend a week experiencing Norway's spectacular beauty up close on this outdoor-oriented family adventure. Head on kid-friendly hikes around fjords and up mountains, feel the spray of the Seven Sister waterfall on a kayak trip, and take a boat tour to a secluded section of the Sognefjord. All this, while sampling Norway's cuisine at local eateries and visiting museums and aquariums located in the country's most charming towns and villages.
Twelve days allows you time to visit six to seven destinations if you keep pace. First-timers can hit the highlights, like Sigiriya, on a nature, culture, and architecture-focused trip. Families and couples will find bonding activities, such as stargazing in Kalkudah, on a summer tour. At the same time, wildlife enthusiasts and high-end travelers will enjoy the safaris and elevated experiences on a luxury getaway. Those that want to spend time surfing or learning to surf can stick to the coast on a "big wave" focused itinerary.
With two weeks in Iceland, you can make a complete loop around the country on a wintry adventure perfect for older children or stick to a northwest road trip to unplug and recharge while hiking, horseback riding, and soaking in geothermal pools. First-time travelers to Iceland can opt for a scenic tour of Snæfellsnes, Golden Circle, and the Westman Islands, while those ready to get well off the beaten path should opt for a trip to the Westfjords.
Experience the historic cities and stunning landscapes of Ontario and Québec on this epic two-week journey by train. Start with views from Toronto's CN Tower and a day trip to Niagara Falls, then hop on a train to Ottawa to cruise down the Rideau Canal. Sample poutine and patisseries on a food tour of Montréal, step back in time amid the cobblestones of UNESCO-listed Québec City, then ride the rails to Charlevoix for hiking in Grands-Jardins National Park and whale watching on the St. Lawrence River.
Visit Ecuador's capital and its scenic coastline on this eight-day trip. Begin in Quito and soak in the local culture with a city tour, a cooking class, and a visit to the equator. Take a day trip for a lakeside hike and some shopping at traditional markets, then bathe in the hot springs at Papallacta. Next, fly to Manta and enjoy a boat tour of the bay, transferring a few hours south to Puerto López to spot wildlife on a sailing excursion and night dive, and finish the trip with a kite surfing lesson.
From buzzing Bangkok to the tranquil island paradise of Phuket, this 15-day Thailand adventure will take you to the country's most intriguing places to learn about its food, culture, and history. Get your fill of street food in Bangkok, browse a floating market in Damnoen Saduak, and jump in the waterfalls at Erawan National Park. Explore Chiang Mai's mountain temples and learn how to make your favorite Thai dishes in a cooking class, and then end your trip on the beaches of Phuket.
Experience some of the most scenic trails in the Rockies on this glorious two-week tour around western Canada. Start in Canmore with hikes near Banff before visiting the town itself. View alpine lakes, snow-capped summits, and glaciers as you climb trails in Yoho National Park. Enjoy the impressive panoramas of Banff National Park as you trek above Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. Ride the rapids near Revelstoke before heading to the Okanagan Valley for wine tasting and fruit picking.
The best time to visit Uganda is in the dry season, especially from June to August, when gorilla trekking is at its best. Uganda has two dry seasons (June to August and December to February) and two wet seasons (September to November and March to May), bringing heavy rains and muddy trails, but without much fluctuation in temperature as it stays around 73°F (23°C). It has a tropical and relatively humid climate, with January and February being the hottest months.
Experience the Canadian railway adventure of a lifetime as you travel from the Pacific Coast to the shores of Hudson Bay. Set out from Vancouver to ride the rails east into the Rockies to Banff, then hop over to Winnipeg to board a three-day train journey north. Watch the prairies shift to Arctic tundra and boreal forests as you pull into Churchill, where you'll spot the northern lights, come face to face with polar bears, and set out across the ice on a Tundra Buggy.
In six days, you can explore Quito's highlights and a few nearby destinations, like Cotopaxi and Otavalo. Or add in Mindo and venture into its cloud forest to see one of the world's most remarkably diverse landscapes. Concentrate solely on the capital city for an in-depth experience, or include Andean locales like Cotacachi and Apuela in northern Ecuador. Alternatively, get off the mainland, grab your camera and seek wild tortoises, seabirds, and sea lions on islands in the Galápagos.
Between viewing the northern lights and skiing in the Rockies, you'll enjoy the best of western Canada on this 10-day winter adventure. Arrive in Whitehorse, where you'll go dogsledding by day and witness the aurora borealis by night. See mountain goats, bighorn sheep, and wolves at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, then head south to Banff and hit the slopes for four glorious days of world-class skiing. Finish your trip in Calgary with a luxurious meal atop Calgary Tower for sparkling night views of the city.
Take your family for a week-long adventure in Portugal, where you'll find the ultimate mix of sightseeing, nature, culture, history, and good food. Start in postcard-perfect Porto and finish in the colorful capital of Lisbon, squeezing in a few fun-filled day trips on the side. Wander the two cities, explore an underground cave system, unlock royal mysteries in Sintra, and spot dolphins in Arrábida Natural Park.
Explore Portugal from north to south on this 10-day family adventure. Start in Porto, where you'll take a guided tour of the historic city, learn how to paint authentic Portuguese tiles, and visit the famous "Harry Potter Library." Head to Lisbon for tuk-tuk tours and the hilltop palaces of nearby Sintra, then take a road trip south to swim and snorkel on the pristine beaches of the Algarve, stroll the city streets of Lagos, and cruise via catamaran to the stunning Benagil Caves.
Check off some of Portugal's most popular sights on this seven-day family adventure. Start in Lisbon with a guided tour via electric tuk-tuk and a ride on an amphibious land-to-water bus. Take a relaxing sunset cruise, see the historic castles of Sintra, then head to the golden beaches of the Algarve region. Cruise to the wondrous Benagil Cave, learn to surf in the gentle waves, see friendly dolphins at play on a dolphin watching tour, and pick clams straight from the waters of Ria Formosa Lagoon.
With two weeks in Portugal, you and your family can enjoy the ultimate child-friendly trip that combines cities, countryside, and plenty of beach time. Explore the historic, vibrant cities of Lisbon and Porto, go hiking in the Peneda-Gerês National Park, and check out the fairy-tale towns of Sintra and Coimbra. Then it's time to grab a rental car and head south, setting out across the Alentejo plains to end your adventure dolphin watching and beach-hopping on the sun-soaked Algarve coast.
You can explore the Canadian Rockies via train in one week, covering destinations such as Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, and Jasper. Or, concentrate on the country's city culture in Toronto and Ottawa and the food scene in the culinary capital of Montréal. Swap out trains for cars on a self-drive tour with an additional visit to Mont-Tremblant for an action-packed itinerary. British Columbia is another road trip hotspot as you cover destinations such as Kelowna, Whistler, Ucluelet, and Victoria, with the chance to spot wild beers and whales on fun excursions.
Thirteen days is a great amount of time to cover the classic highlights of Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Phuket, or pick up the pace and join a food-forward itinerary with overnights in eight locales. Spend half the trip relaxing as you explore Phuket and Krabi provinces' islands, or add Chiang Rai to the mix and follow a classic route in comfort with a private driver. And If you're looking to add another country to your roster, spend six nights in Vietnam's Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City before flying to Bangkok and Ko Samet.
For a trip to inspire adults and kids alike, spend a week in Norway's wintry north. Starting in historic Tromsø, you'll travel to a Sámi camp and then on to the small coastal village of Mefjord Brygge. Along the way, you'll meet the locals, get up close to reindeer, and go dogsledding. You'll even see the spectacular northern lights from some of Norway's best viewing spots—making this holiday truly the adventure of a lifetime!
Looking for a holiday that immerses you in the beauty of a new culture and stunning natural surroundings—but is still fun with really little kids? A trip to the land that inspired the hit kids' movie "Frozen" is just the thing! Leisurely in pace but jam-packed with memorable experiences, you'll explore the settlements of Bergen and Balestrand and their surrounding fjords as you cruise by ferry and private boat, hike scenic family-friendly trails, and get a taste of Norwegian history, architecture, and cuisine.
This fun-filled family adventure starts in the city of Porto, where you'll take a food tour of delicious Portuguese cuisine. Enjoy a day trip to the stunning Paiva Walkways and hike down the steep stairways along the river. It's off to Coimbra for a visit to the nearby beaches of Figueira da Foz for some swimming and sun, then on to Óbidos for a night in one of Portugal's prettiest towns. End your adventure in Lisbon, taking a ride on an amphibious tour bus and soaring along the Tagus River by cable car.
Families with elementary school-aged kids will find plenty of fun on this 10-day tour of Portugal. Break up exploring the major cultural attractions of Lisbon and Porto with some beach time at Nazaré and hiking in Peneda-Gerês National Park. Parents can sit back and relax on chilled-out activities like boat and tuk-tuk tours, while adventurous youngsters will love descending into the mysterious inverted towers of Sintra and exploring the stalactites and stalagmites of the Mira De Aire Caves.
With eight days, you can explore the temples, mountains, and beaches of Sri Lanka on a well-rounded itinerary or opt for a nature-packed trip and spend your days spotting wild elephants and taking in expansive views from ancient fortresses. For those looking to pack in as much as possible, embark on a best-of-Sri Lanka tour around the country's famous temples and coastal towns. In contrast, those looking to slow down can enjoy a leisurely tour from Negombo through Nuwara Eliya to the capital city of Colombo.
Welcome to western Canada, chock-full of spectacular national parks and diverse wildlife. This five-day road trip starts in Calgary, as you set off for Banff National Park through the Canadian Rockies. Immerse yourself in nature as you explore the park and its glacially-fed lakes before visiting the ancient Athabasca Glacier. Then it's on to Jasper National Park, where you'll base yourself in the charming mountain town of Jasper for hiking, wildlife spotting, and a boat trip to the famous Spirit Island.