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10 stellar ideas to make your next family trip a memorable experience

10 stellar ideas to make your next family trip a memorable experience

When booking a family holiday or planning a day out, it’s easy to land on the same old ideas time and time again. From charming rural hideaways to desert and jungle adventures, we’ve curated a list of unforgettable experiences that’ll ensure your next trip is a great one.

Create lasting family memories on an urban city break

If you’re looking for an affordable, family-friendly break in a vibrant US city, Pittsburgh should be the next stop on your list. The birthplace of artist Andy Warhol, Pittsburgh is a haven for art and culture enthusiasts, with more than 30 museums, including the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the Carnegie Science Centre and the Moonshot Space Museum.

Often referred to as ‘Kidsburgh’ by locals, Pittsburgh has plenty of activities for all the family, from Kennywood, Idlewild and Soak Zone amusement parks to the National Aviary, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

Whether you want to explore the city’s unique surroundings, sample eclectic local foods or watch a baseball game at the home of the Pirates, Pittsburgh is a city of contrasts and hidden gems waiting to be discovered. And with direct flights from London Heathrow with British Airways, it’s never been easier.

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Embark on a journey through 1,400 years of history

With an exciting array of new visitor activities, events and a Kids go Free offer, now is the perfect time to explore Canterbury Cathedral.

Whether seeking out stone dragons and gargoyles, admiring the medieval stained-glass windows — including the oldest examples in Britain — marvelling at carved tombs or exploring the Cathedral’s stunning Cloisters and green spaces, there’s lots to enjoy at this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site.

You can even get close to the unique artefacts in the Cathedral’s Crypt exhibition, including the armour of the fearsome medieval warrior, the Black Prince.

Book now to take advantage of the Kids go Free offer. Offer ends 30 September 2024. Automatically applied at checkout. T&Cs Apply.

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Find your perfect family retreat in Cyprus

Columbia Beach Resort is an award-winning resort in Cyprus boasting 169 spacious suites, including connecting rooms and two-bedroom family suites, and exclusive Eagle’s Nest Suites with private plunge pools.

Enjoy two swimming pools, landscaped gardens, a spa, three restaurants with specially crafted kid’s menus and six bars, all accompanied by impeccable five-star service. A favourite among families,…

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