Affectionately known as “The Bull City,” Durham, North Carolina, is bustling with a rich cultural, culinary, and natural landscape that’s the perfect destination for families. Nestled in the Research Triangle region and home to Duke University and historically Black North Carolina Central University, Durham is also an educational and tech hotspot for some of the world’s brightest minds. Here are five stops you must make on your first or next visit to the city.
Do what you want to do on your vacations. Spend your money however you want when you travel. Don’t let others dictate how you should spend your time and money, especially when it comes to family vacations. For most people, you only get a limited amount of time off from work or school. Use it in whatever way makes you happy.
Nestled along Michigan’s western coast sits Michigan’s Adventure, the largest amusement park in the state. Part of the Cedar Fair family, Michigan’s Adventure is a delight to the thousands of families and guests who pass through its admission gates each season. The park is home to over 60 rides and attractions, including seven roller coasters.
Hidden in Southeastern Indiana, close to the Kentucky border, lies one of the most unique amusement parks in America — Holiday World. Located in Santa Clause, Indiana, the park is a regional gem and favorite among amusement park enthusiasts. While it doesn’t boast some of the bigger roller coasters found at other amusement parks, it holds its own with family-friendly attractions and many unique offerings.
After adopting our two girls, we soon realized that our future travel plans would need to change. That’s because we no longer fit into a standard hotel room. There are some hotel chains that offer suites that fit up to six people. We still book these types of places when we’re on the road for a night or a weekend sports tournament. However, spending a week or longer cramped into a hotel room isn’t very fun. That’s why we love to book most of our travel through vacation rental sites.
Cedar Point has a special place in my heart. Growing up, our family often made the trek to Sandusky, Ohio, no matter where we were living at the time. I also worked there in the summer while in college. Cedar Point will always be “America’s Rollercoast” to me. Use this complete guide to visiting Cedar Point to plan your family’s next visit to the amusement park.