Fun Local Travel Ideas for Families
5 Fun Local Travel Ideas for Families

You don't have to drive for hours to get to a great family travel destination.


Perhaps you are feeling like the weekends have gotten just a little more formulaic than you'd like. Or maybe you just haven't been out taking advantage of your local hidden gems in a while. Whether you're looking for a sort of staycation -- aspects of fun usually enjoyed during a vacation but without leaving home -- or just something out of the realm of your usual weekend plans, HowStuffWorks and TLC believe you shouldn't have to travel far to have fun.

Whatever the reason, why not give some of the following fun spots a try (or, in some cases, a re-visit)?