From the tried-and-true (Disney World) to the surprising (Jekyll Island): our selection of essential destinations for Southern families.
Summer is a wonderful time to see the South, and these Southern family vacations are just the perfect escapes. Enjoy the sea breezes of Jekyll Island—where you can ride horses along the beach—or lazy rivers in San Antonio and Annapolis. The sounds of Memphis and New Orleans will be music to your ears, and budget-friendly. These family vacation ideas will have you celebrating American aviation with the Blue Angels, enjoying our history in Williamsburg, Virginia, or Montgomery, Alabama, or experiencing nature and culture at one of Washington, D.C.’s, many museums. If your idea of perfect Southern family vacations means fantasy and adventure, remember that many of the most enjoyable family vacation ideas are found right in your own backyard.