7 Things Kids Can Check Off That Bucket List In USA!

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Check out 7 Great Things that kids can check off their bucket list next time you can a family day out across the USA! Great fun for all!

We all know that spending money on travel experiences rather than on material objects will make our life richer in so many ways and one of the best travel experiences that you can have with your family is in the USA! With the USA having an enormous amount of excursions and opportunities, we knew that we had to help you by pulling together a list of the top 7 things that you should do as a family in the USA. Scroll down and check-out the top 7 things that we believe that should be on your bucket list.

1. Visit Niagara Falls State Park in New York

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If you’re looking for that unforgettable moment with your family, then a visit to Niagara Falls State Park in New York has to be at the top of your list. It is known to be America’s oldest state park and home to the eye opening and jaw dropping Niagara Falls. Within Niagara Falls State Park, there are a number of incredible activities which your family can do, such as taking a 20-minute ride on the Maid of the Mist boat to get up close and personal with this natural wonder. Surrounding the waterfall is 400 acres of gorgeous landscape which you can explore by participating in various activities including a hike (which is suitable for children) called Cave of the Winds tour. For the best experience, check yourself into an Airbnb for a unique local feel. Here are some recommendations on the top Airbnb vacation rentals in New York City..

2. Explore the Grand Canyon in Arizona

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Fancy an incredible family adventure? Well it doesn’t get any better than exploring the Grand Canyon in Arizona. This place has been made by the Colorado River which flows through it and has carved the red rock into a canyon. The views throughout it are phenomenal and definitely eye opening! If you’re thinking about hiking through it, then you may want to consider training a little bit beforehand with your family as a hike through it is not for the faint hearted. As an alternative, get the best view of the Grand Canyon with a lot less effort by taking a helicopter ride around it! Now, what could beat that for the memories bank?

3. Enjoy the breath-taking Yosemite National Park, California

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Yosemite National Park has some of the most stunning natural landscapes ever to be seen and there is so much for your family to do during a trip here. Check out the Giant Sequoias, which are some of the largest trees in the world, connect with mother earth by sticking your toes into the rivers, look at the glorious views from Glacier Point and make friends with other families whilst staying overnight in a lodge or a tent. This location is unbelievable and quite frankly unbeatable!

4. Embrace the Volcanoes National Park in the Big Island of Hawaii

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There is nowhere on this planet where you can see 350,000-acre lava than the Volcanoes National Park in the Big Island of Hawaii. This is a must-do-once-in-a-lifetime-experience which will have your kids talking about for years. The Volcanoes National Park consists of an active volcano, a visitor centre, an auditorium, a museum and so much more! There is also a lodge and a campsite where you can stay overnight. The park rangers are delightful and will give your family tips and information to make sure you have a fantastic time; they will even give your kids a junior rangers booklet too. If you want an enlightening and educational experience combined with nature and adventure, this has to be on the top of your list.

5. Swim with dolphins in Orlando, Florida

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So many adjectives can describe the amazing creatures of dolphins; they are extremely intelligent, social and playful and it’s no surprise that people are queuing up to get up-close-and-personal with these kind animals. Learn about these special creatures, see them in action and even swim with them in the waters. Touch their nose with yours, greet them by their fin and get ready for a ride of a lifetime. Interacting with dolphins at the Discovery Cove in Orlando is a spectacular activity that will take your breath away! The Discovery Cove is like a tropical island, which is a secluded part of the planet, where real magic happens. Take your kids there and have an absolute blast!

6. Be amazed at the Kennedy Space Centre in Orlando, Florida

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There is so much more to our planet and that’s the solar system around it! Take your family on a spectacular trip to the inspiring Kennedy Space Centre. This place is not just for space enthusiasts but for everybody as the exhibits and multimedia presentations really inspire all. Whatever age group is in your family, they will have a fantastic time seeing the space rockets and even experiencing what it feels like to be inside a rocket during a test launch! Thought that was exciting? Well, be ready to for another great surprise: you can even have lunch with a former astronaut here!

7. Have a jolly-good time at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida

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As you can see from our bucket list, Orlando seems to be featuring quite a lot! Well, that’s because this spectacular destination has some of the most awesome things that you can do including visiting Universal Studios. This place is a mecca for families that love theme parks and movies. There are some brilliant rides such as the “Minion Mayhem” and the “Men in Black Alien Attack” as well as a little Harry Potter world! If you take your family here, you’re guaranteed to get a thumbs up from your kids. Have some real family-fun and don’t forget to take your picture outside the world-famous universal sign! To make your trip smoother, check yourself into one of these top hotels near Universal Studios.

So what's left!?

All that is left for you now to do is grab a pen and notepad and jot down which one of these sights you’re going to see first and when. What we’ve listed here are the type of experiences that you will be rushing to tell everyone you know about because they are simply unforgettable! You only live once, so enjoy the best of what the world has to offer and get yourself on a plane to the USA where you can have a fantastic time with your family!

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