Let the kids run wild on a family trip designed to stimulate the senses, capture imaginations, and cultivate a love of the natural world. We'll keep children, parents, and grandparents occupied each day with hikes, games, water sports, nature programs, and yes, even a few breaks in between.
Looking for a different kind of vacation? Check out our family service trips. From clearing trails to learning about archaeology, these trips are the perfect opportunity for children to learn about the importance of taking care of the enviroment. Work schedules and projects are designed for kids, with plenty of fun activities to keep the whole family engaged.
Below are a few of our top picks. Check out a full list of family trips we're running in 2013.
Swim, hike, kayak, whale watch, and visit salt marshes and the national seashore in historic Cape Cod. Our family-friend campground is a short walk to beaches, dunes, lighthouses, and more. More »
Join a trail maintenance trip for teens in California's gold rush territory. Make friends as we move boulders, jump in rivers, check out mind-blowing vistas, and enjoy great chow prepared at camp. More »
Raft thrilling whitewater, kayak, swim, and float down this playful section of the Rogue, with plenty of time for exploration in between. Nights at camp feature kid-friendly meals, games, and more. More »
Work and play in an area rich in history and adventure. For three days, we'll renovate 100-year-old cemeteries and do trail maintenance. On our off days, we'll raft some of the best whitewater in the country. More »
Clear lakes and rushing rivers await experienced and beginning family paddlers alike in the Lower 48's largest park. The Hudson River Gorge is one of the country's top-rated river trip destinations. More »
Share your love of the great outdoors with the whole family in Marin County, just north of San Francisco. We'll hike, swim, enjoy crafts, and work on kid- and adult-friendly conservation projects. More »
Float down rapids, shoot down hard-rock water slides, hike and bike rustic trails, and make new friends beside the campfire on this multisport sampler in one of the East Coast's top parks, More »
Float down the historic Green River as we encounter lively rapids, view desert wildlife and enjoy spectacular scenery. Inflatable kayaks, side hikes, and conservation games add to the family fun. More »