Family Tours and Trips

South America is a main destination for Family tours and trips but we also provide a big selection of tours in Ecuador, Costa Rica, Peru, Thailand, Tanzania, Greece, Italy, Mexico, China and Hong Kong. The most popular month for family tours is July, which has the most tour departures.

21 Family Tours

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Tanzania Family Adventure & Safari

Embassy of China in Tanzania, Arusha Days 9
From
$ 5349

Scotland Family Adventure

Days 8
From
$ 4799

Amazon Basin & Galapagos Islands Family Adventure

Puerto Ecuador, Galapagos Islands Days 10
From
$ 4499

Costa Rica Family Adventure

San Jose, Rio Costa Rica Days 8
From
$ 4249

Greek Islands Family Adventure

Plaka, Athens Days 7
From
$ 4199

Italy Family Adventure – Amalfi Coast & Islands

Naples, Naples Days 8
From
$ 3899

Machu Picchu Family Adventure

Days 7
From
$ 3874

Baja California Family Adventure

Days 7
From
$ 3099

Thailand Family Adventure

Bangkok, Phuket Days 10
From
$ 2999

San Juan Islands Family Adventure

Days 5
From
$ 2499

Family Zion & Bryce Hiking

Days 5
From
$ 2499

China Family Adventure

Beijing, Hong Kong Days 14
From
$ 2349

Mount Rainier & St. Helens Family Adventure

Days 5
From
$ 2299

Olympic National Park Family Adventure

Days 5
From
$ 2299

Peru Family Experience

Lima, Lima Days 9
From
$ 1799

Family Land Galápagos — Multi-Activities

Quito, Quito Days 8
From
$ 1799 $ 1999 -10%

Costa Rica Family Experience

San Jose, San Jose Days 9
From
$ 1449

Family Zion Hiking Weekend

Days 3
From
$ 1449

Vietnam Family Adventure

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City Days 12
From
$ 1349

Family Great Smoky Mountains Hiking Weekend

Days 3
From
$ 1299

Tanzania Family Adventure & Safari

Spend nine exciting days exploring Tanzania’s vibrant culture and captivating wildlife reserves. Tanzania is quintessential safari land. Thousands of animals stream across the vast stretches of savannah. Giraffes gallop past baby elephants still clinging to their mothers and lions move gracefully toward their prey. The whole scene blends seamlessly into a multi-hued sky, where the sun floods the land with life-giving light. This trip provides a chance for the whole family to experience the thrill of safari in the most classic sense. Our safari mixes fun activities with visits to Tanzania’s premier wildlife parks, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. Visit a traditional Maasai village and hike with warriors to the top of the Rift Valley Escarpment. Cycle past farmlands and play games with local children at a highlands orphanage. Have cameras ready during a visit to the Serengeti National Park, one of the largest and last remaining wildlife sanctuaries in the world. With kid-friendly, comfortable lodging along the way, the whole family can enjoy a safari dream come true. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our Tanzania Classic Safari trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 5349
Embassy of China in Tanzania, Arusha Days 9 View tour

Scotland Family Adventure

Our 8-day journey includes hiking, cycling, kayaking and boat trips—a perfect blend of outdoor activities mixed with relaxation. Although Scotland is a small country, it is a mighty one. Vast skies, impressive glens, hidden waterfalls and a deeply-rooted culture are ours to explore. The entire family will enjoy our adventure-filled itinerary and our local guides are there to make sure we have as much fun learning about this great country as we do exploring it. Our trip begins in Inverness, Scotland. We explore the iconic ruins of Urquhart Castle and board a zodiac that whisks us across the lake in search of the legendary Loch Ness Monster. Hop on mountain bikes and pedal through the Great Glen, then switch bikes for canoes as we paddle through the loch and all the way back to the hotel. Later, our guides lead us on a geocaching hike through Glen Nevis, past magnificent herds of shaggy Highland cattle. The whole family will love taking a ride on the steam train featured in a Harry Potter movie. Beautiful, fun-filled Scotland is not to be missed. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Scotland Highlands & Islands Hiking trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 4799
, Days 8 View tour

Amazon Basin & Galapagos Islands Family Adventure

Ten days of family fun with something for everyone: kayaking, hiking, biking, rafting and a little relaxation in between it all. Journey from the steamy jungles of the Upper Amazon Basin to the primeval islands of the Galapagos archipelago. We begin in Quito, heading east from there across a high Andean Pass in the Eastern Cordillera. Learn ancient Amazonian traditions from the people of a Shiripuno Kichwa village near our jungle lodge. Paddle thrilling rapids on the remote Rio Jatunyacu and soak in the famed Papallacta Hot Springs high in the Andes. Then it's off to the spectacular Galapagos Islands. Experience truly up-close encounters with the wildlife that call the island home while kayaking and snorkeling in warm, turquoise waters. It’s not uncommon for sea lions or marine iguanas to swim right up to your mask. Our guides are trained naturalists and wonderful teachers; their expertise paints a rich picture of the area’s wildlife. Enjoy beautiful white sand beaches, hike to the rim of an active volcano and bike the coast to the historic Wall of Tears. We leave having experienced the best of these two otherworldly locations. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our Galapagos Islands & Otavalo Highlands Multisport trip.
From $ 4499
Puerto Ecuador, Galapagos Islands Days 10 View tour

Costa Rica Family Adventure

Settle into good vibes on this 8-day zip-lining, hiking, canyoning and surfing adventure. Abundance abounds in Costa Rica: beautiful beaches, friendly people and endless adventures to embark upon. We dabble in it all with a family friendly itinerary that will get everyone’s heart pumping. We begin in the country’s capital, San Jose, and then we are off to the Arenal Volcano to zip along the treetops. Get a glimpse of rural Tico life on a local farm. Rappel down a canyon waterfall that lies deep in the tropical rainforest and then go for a soak in thermal hot springs. Travel south, where miles of white sand beach combine with jungle-filled mountains. We hit the surf with paddle boards, kayaks and surf boards. Don't worry if this is your first time on a board; instruction is for all levels. On one of the best beaches to learn surfing, the soft sand stretches more than nine miles. We get off the beaten path at the Campesinos Reserve, where we hike amid beautiful scenery and swim in a natural pool at the base of a spectacular waterfall. Return each evening to comfortable lodging and an intimate understanding of what it means to live the pura vida. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. See more trips in Costa Rica.
From $ 4249
San Jose, Rio Costa Rica Days 8 View tour

Greek Islands Family Adventure

Share seven days of quality family time in a land with charming culture and magnificent historical riches. Home to postcard-perfect coastlines and fascinating archaeological wonders, Greece is the perfect destination for an island-hopping, adventure-packed family vacation. We leave the hurry of our daily lives behind as we hike, walk and sea kayak our way through the breathtaking scenery of this unforgettable country. Beginning in Athens, we climb in ancient footsteps to the ruins of the Acropolis. Speeding off by ferry to the island of Mykonos, we hike by the amazing UNESCO world heritage site of Delos, said to be the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. On Santorini, world famous for its dramatic crater and connection to the lost city of Atlantis, we kayak, swim and play. Try the life of a Grecian native on for size, making famous local specialties like tzatziki sauce, crafting our own Greek worry bead bracelets and learning about the country’s culture from our excellent, local guides. We return home with a bit of the Grecian love for life with us forever. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Greek Island Hopper trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 4199
Plaka, Athens Days 7 View tour

Italy Family Adventure – Amalfi Coast & Islands

Dramatic cliffs, rugged coastal scenery and pastel-colored villages beckon on this adventure-filled, 8-day family trip. From the historic, world-class city of Naples, we set out to explore the Amalfi Coast’s rugged coastline. The coast’s unique culture and natural beauty has earned it a spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List. We hike the Path of the Gods to admire panoramic views. Kayaking the coastline, we discover sea caves, natural arches and inlets. Pebble beaches and warm Mediterranean waters invite us to go for a swim. On the Isle of Capri we walk scenic trails to discover the island’s coastline and lush parks. While on Ischia we tour the medieval Aragonese Castle, perched atop a huge volcanic rock. We learn about the power of nature with a hike to the crater of Mount Vesuvius and a tour of the ruined city of Pompeii. An authentic Neapolitan pizza-making lesson provides a delicious ending to an amazing family adventure. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Italy Hiking – The Volcano Route & Amalfi Coast trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 3899
Naples, Naples Days 8 View tour

Machu Picchu Family Adventure

Spend seven days hiking and rafting with the whole family in the Lost City of the Incas. When travelers dream of “The Lost City of the Incas”, they imagine vast, soaring ruins shrouded in ancient mystery. Our adventure turns imagination into lifelong memory. First, we step into the world of Cusco, a red-roofed city tucked high into the Andes. Then we’re off to the Sacred Valley of the Incas and famous market village of Pisac. The Pisac ruins are one of the most important and well-preserved ruins in the Sacred Valley. Next, we paddle the Ollanta section of the Urubamba River, passing pristine sandy beaches and ancient farming terraces. From here, we explore Willoc, an Andean town brimming with tradition. Residents here wear traditional Quechua clothing, made using ancient weaving techniques that are passed down from generation to generation. The next two days bring us exploration of the incomparable Machu Picchu. Our guides will lead us through the center of the sites, revealing the fascinating history of the Incan people. We depart steeped in the rich history and culture of the Incas. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our other Machu Picchu trips.
From $ 3874
, Cusco Days 7 View tour

Baja California Family Adventure

Baja California Sur is a beautiful destination to share the love of the outdoors with family. Soaring peaks, vast stretches of desert and sandy beaches provide the perfect backdrop and playground for any age group. Our adventure takes us from the Pacific Ocean to the Sea of Cortez—with plenty of kayaking, swimming, surfing and snorkeling in between. If your family loves water, adventure and relaxation, this is the trip for them. Our action-packed week begins with a day at the beach and a surfing lesson for all skill levels. Then, gather around the kitchen and learn how to prepare typical Mexican cuisine—savory quesadillas, tacos, enchiladas and much more. Of course, our adventure also includes time at the beach. Camp on Espiritu Santo Island, surrounded by a beautiful and scenic canyon just begging to be explored. We kayak among clear-blue waters in protected bays, swim with inquisitive sea lion pups and play games on the beach. Our Baja family adventure will leave you and your loved ones feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids up to age 17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures.
From $ 3099
Baja California, Days 7 View tour

Thailand Family Adventure

Spend ten days hiking, biking, kayaking and ziplining from bustling Bangkok to the northern adventure hub of Chiang Mai. Thailand’s treasures deliver fun for the whole family: a healthy dose of adventure with plenty of time to relax. Ancient ruins, cascading waterfalls, limestone cliffs and sandy beaches provide a stunning backdrop to our exhilarating journey. Our excursion is the perfect way to see this beautiful country full of vibrant culture from a variety of perspectives. Early on, enjoy a bike ride through the spectacular Kanchanaburi countryside. Kayak down the River Kwai, pedal among Ayutthaya's temples at dusk, and spend two nights in the jungle at a luxury tented camp. A zipline trip takes us soaring through the rainforest alongside acrobatic gibbons. Take a break from adventuring to explore the cultural side of the coin: enjoy a Thai cooking class, bathe and feed Asian elephants, and spend one night in a local village home stay. We depart with picturesque Thailand still on our minds and rooted in our hearts. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our Thailand Multisport trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 2999
Bangkok, Phuket Days 10 View tour

San Juan Islands Family Adventure

Hike, bike and kayak on this 5-day family friendly adventure in the San Juan Islands. Tucked away in the northwest corner of the United States, the San Juan Islands are an unforgettable destination to bring the whole family. This trip was designed to perfectly balance adventure, education and relaxation with an itinerary that includes scenic hikes, fun bike rides, whale watching, and an overnight kayak tour to Jones Island. Start things off on an educational foot with a visit to the Whale Museum. Learn about the amazing marine mammals of the Salish Sea before we encounter some of them over the next few days of our journey. Bike along the gently rolling hills of Roche Harbor road, see wooly alpacas grazing in their fields, and get up close with living invertebrates in a marine biology research lab on San Juan Island. On an overnight kayak tour to Jones Island State Park, head into the San Juan Channel and tour several beautiful islands. With the help of our wonderful guides, we bring the natural wonder of the islands to life. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our San Juan Islands Multisport trip.
From $ 2499
, Days 5 View tour

Family Zion & Bryce Hiking

Incredible hiking and idyllic camping mark this 5-day family-friendly adventure in stunning Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks. Glowing with vibrant, colorful beauty, the soaring landscapes of Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks are befitting of one of America’s great hiking destinations. Accompanying each group are our expert, local guides who work to ensure each trip is an educational and memorable experience for kids and adults alike. Our adventure begins with a hike in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, where a stunning waterfall awaits at the end of an amazing desert canyon. Walk along the rim of Bryce Canyon and feel an overwhelming sense of awe at the otherworldly, jagged, multi-hued landscape below. Next, we travel to Zion, hiking from the valley floor up Walter’s Wiggles to Scout’s Lookout. Enjoy a full day exploring the labyrinth of the Virgin River Narrows. Each spectacular day of hiking offers a variety of dramatic views of the most celebrated wonders of Zion. Our evenings are spent in comfortable camping accommodations, our tent the only thing separating us from the stars. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Zion & Bryce Hiking – REI Signature Camping trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 2499
, Days 5 View tour

China Family Adventure

China is that rare place that looks to the future while embracing its past. Come see where it’s been and where it’s headed on this incredible 14-day adventure through times both ancient and modern. Starting in Beijing, you’ll stop in at the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall before departing to Xi’an for a summit with the Terracotta Warriors. Later, enjoy three days in the rugged beauty of rural Yangshuo before winding it all up in bustling Hong Kong. In China, the future – and the past – is now.
From $ 2349
Beijing, Hong Kong Days 14 Download brochure View tour

Mount Rainier & St. Helens Family Adventure

Spend five family-filled days hiking in Mount Rainier National Park and Mount St. Helens. The beauty of Washington in the summertime is best witnessed from two of the state’s most spectacular settings—Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens. This trip takes us to a spectacular national park and an active stratovolcano, providing a wonderful chance for you and your family to bond over a joy in the discovery of nature. This trip delivers opportunities for both learning and adventure. Our friendly guides offer fun and creative ways to engage young explorers in volcanology, camping basics, and an essential understanding of Pacific Northwest wildlife. Explore noteworthy trails while taking in the delicate balance of ecosystems within the area. Enjoy the tranquility of Reflection Lake and the grandeur of Comet Falls during day hikes in the national park. Visit Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument to see the dramatic impact of the volcanic explosion in 1980. Back at camp, our host handles everything from comfortable accommodations to delicious food, freeing you to spend time creating lasting memories with family and new friends. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Mount Rainier & St. Helens Hiking & Camping trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 2299
, Days 5 View tour

Olympic National Park Family Adventure

Spark the spirit of adventure in the whole family on this five-day trip to Olympic National Park. One of North America’s greatest wilderness areas, Olympic National Park has it all. The park boasts incredible environmental diversity—from scenic beaches to rainforests to mountains. A designated World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, the park is a wonderful learning environment for young scientists and parents alike. This trip takes us to the lush old growth of the Hoh rainforest, the dramatic beaches along the Olympic Coast and the exposed mountains of Hurricane Ridge. Our days are spent exploring this beautiful area from every angle. Follow our expert guides as they share deep knowledge of one America’s most visited national parks. Explore tide pools teeming with life, hike to Hurricane Hill for awe-inspiring mountain views, then go for an invigorating and informative hike among ancient trees and mossy creeks. Every member of the family will enjoy days out on the trail followed by evenings relaxing at camp. Under the cover of the night sky, enjoy delicious meals prepared by our camp host, reminiscing about new adventure among new friends. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Olympic National Park Hiking & Camping trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 2299
, Days 5 View tour

Peru Family Experience

Every traveller should visit Peru at some point. Introduce your kids to it early through this comprehensive trip that bundles the Amazon, Machu Picchu, Cusco, and more into nine life-changing days. You’ll spend two nights at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon learning about the wildlife from naturalists before exploring the Urubamba Valley, gazing awestruck at Machu Picchu and interacting with the locals in Cusco and Lima. Peru will stick with your children long after they’ve stopped being kids.
From $ 1799
Lima, Lima Days 9 Download brochure View tour

Family Land Galápagos — Multi-Activities

Looking to give your kids a crash course in exotic wildlife? What better place to visit than “Darwin’s test kitchen,” the Galápagos? On this multi-activity trip, you’ll have the chance to snorkel, hike, kayak, and swim the islands, as well as visit a giant tortoise breeding centre and the Charles Darwin Research Station. Who says learning about nature has to be boring?
From $ 1799 $ 1999 -10%
Quito, Quito Days 8 Download brochure View tour

Costa Rica Family Experience

Nothing brings learning to life like real-world experience. This week-long trip’s engaging lesson plan gives kids an education in biology and ecology that can never be found in a textbook. Here, spend the days (and nights!) studying the flora and fauna that inhabit the cloud forest and Manuel Antonio National Park. Elsewhere, get in touch with the land by rappelling, rafting, swimming, horseback-riding, and even surfing all over it. Science + gym? You do the math.
From $ 1449
San Jose, San Jose Days 9 Download brochure View tour

Family Zion Hiking Weekend

Spend three days hiking and camping amid the picturesque scenery of Zion. Bring the grandeur of Zion National Park to life on this classic camping and hiking adventure. We have every detail dialed in so you can enjoy time with your loved ones. Our private REI Signature Camping at Zion National Park features the best camping amenities, service and outstanding access to the great hikes and sights. Along the way, savor fresh, healthy meals that sustain us during our adventures. Hike from the valley floor up Walter’s Wiggles to Scout’s Lookout, peering into the heart of the National Park. Experience the grand scale of colorful canyons delving into the labyrinthine of the world-renowned Narrows and beyond. Our skilled and friendly guides are passionate about the desert Southwest and all its unique history—and they love to spill the canyons' secrets as we explore it all. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Zion Hiking Weekend – REI Signature Camping trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 1449
, Days 3 View tour

Vietnam Family Adventure

Gifted with a staggering abundance of flavourful food, fascinating culture, untouched nature, and disarmingly friendly people, Vietnam has more than earned its rep as one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. This fun-focused family trip packs as much of the good stuff into 12 days as humanly possible – including cruising Halong Bay, exploring the Imperial Citadel, museum visits, and even a boat trip to a floating market – yet still offers more than enough time to relax. Don’t forget to pack your smile; you’ll be needing it often here.
From $ 1349
Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City Days 12 Download brochure View tour

Family Great Smoky Mountains Hiking Weekend

Spend three days hiking with family in the Great Smoky Mountains. The Great Smoky Mountains are a uniquely beautiful setting to reconnect with nature and family. More than 900 miles of tree-lined trails and a wide variety of wildlife make this a perfect place for discovery. Share a passion for the outdoors with your loved ones and watch as newly-minted, young hikers earn their trail name on a portion of the iconic Appalachian Trail. Explore trails within the park from the home base of our private Signature Camp. Head to Greenbrier to see the park’s oldest trees and tallest waterfall. Explore Cades Cove and hike to peaceful Abrams Falls. Our guides inspire an appreciation for conservation among us all while sharing their vast knowledge of the plants, fungi, and animals that make this park the most biologically diverse of any national park. Awaken each morning to the sounds of nature and the smell of fresh coffee brewing. Delicious camp meals and nights around the campfire with new friends quickly turn a weekend away into a lifetime of cherished memories. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids? Check out our Great Smoky Mountains Hiking Weekend trip or our Great Smoky Mountains Backpacking trip.
From $ 1299
, Days 3 View tour

Tanzania Family Adventure & Safari

Spend nine exciting days exploring Tanzania’s vibrant culture and captivating wildlife reserves. Tanzania is quintessential safari land. Thousands of animals stream across the vast stretches of savannah. Giraffes gallop past baby elephants still clinging to their mothers and lions move gracefully toward their prey. The whole scene blends seamlessly into a multi-hued sky, where the sun floods the land with life-giving light. This trip provides a chance for the whole family to experience the thrill of safari in the most classic sense. Our safari mixes fun activities with visits to Tanzania’s premier wildlife parks, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. Visit a traditional Maasai village and hike with warriors to the top of the Rift Valley Escarpment. Cycle past farmlands and play games with local children at a highlands orphanage. Have cameras ready during a visit to the Serengeti National Park, one of the largest and last remaining wildlife sanctuaries in the world. With kid-friendly, comfortable lodging along the way, the whole family can enjoy a safari dream come true. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our Tanzania Classic Safari trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 5349

Scotland Family Adventure

Our 8-day journey includes hiking, cycling, kayaking and boat trips—a perfect blend of outdoor activities mixed with relaxation. Although Scotland is a small country, it is a mighty one. Vast skies, impressive glens, hidden waterfalls and a deeply-rooted culture are ours to explore. The entire family will enjoy our adventure-filled itinerary and our local guides are there to make sure we have as much fun learning about this great country as we do exploring it. Our trip begins in Inverness, Scotland. We explore the iconic ruins of Urquhart Castle and board a zodiac that whisks us across the lake in search of the legendary Loch Ness Monster. Hop on mountain bikes and pedal through the Great Glen, then switch bikes for canoes as we paddle through the loch and all the way back to the hotel. Later, our guides lead us on a geocaching hike through Glen Nevis, past magnificent herds of shaggy Highland cattle. The whole family will love taking a ride on the steam train featured in a Harry Potter movie. Beautiful, fun-filled Scotland is not to be missed. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Scotland Highlands & Islands Hiking trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
Days 8
From $ 4799

Amazon Basin & Galapagos Islands Family Adventure

Ten days of family fun with something for everyone: kayaking, hiking, biking, rafting and a little relaxation in between it all. Journey from the steamy jungles of the Upper Amazon Basin to the primeval islands of the Galapagos archipelago. We begin in Quito, heading east from there across a high Andean Pass in the Eastern Cordillera. Learn ancient Amazonian traditions from the people of a Shiripuno Kichwa village near our jungle lodge. Paddle thrilling rapids on the remote Rio Jatunyacu and soak in the famed Papallacta Hot Springs high in the Andes. Then it's off to the spectacular Galapagos Islands. Experience truly up-close encounters with the wildlife that call the island home while kayaking and snorkeling in warm, turquoise waters. It’s not uncommon for sea lions or marine iguanas to swim right up to your mask. Our guides are trained naturalists and wonderful teachers; their expertise paints a rich picture of the area’s wildlife. Enjoy beautiful white sand beaches, hike to the rim of an active volcano and bike the coast to the historic Wall of Tears. We leave having experienced the best of these two otherworldly locations. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our Galapagos Islands & Otavalo Highlands Multisport trip.
From $ 4499

Costa Rica Family Adventure

Settle into good vibes on this 8-day zip-lining, hiking, canyoning and surfing adventure. Abundance abounds in Costa Rica: beautiful beaches, friendly people and endless adventures to embark upon. We dabble in it all with a family friendly itinerary that will get everyone’s heart pumping. We begin in the country’s capital, San Jose, and then we are off to the Arenal Volcano to zip along the treetops. Get a glimpse of rural Tico life on a local farm. Rappel down a canyon waterfall that lies deep in the tropical rainforest and then go for a soak in thermal hot springs. Travel south, where miles of white sand beach combine with jungle-filled mountains. We hit the surf with paddle boards, kayaks and surf boards. Don't worry if this is your first time on a board; instruction is for all levels. On one of the best beaches to learn surfing, the soft sand stretches more than nine miles. We get off the beaten path at the Campesinos Reserve, where we hike amid beautiful scenery and swim in a natural pool at the base of a spectacular waterfall. Return each evening to comfortable lodging and an intimate understanding of what it means to live the pura vida. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. See more trips in Costa Rica.
From $ 4249

Greek Islands Family Adventure

Share seven days of quality family time in a land with charming culture and magnificent historical riches. Home to postcard-perfect coastlines and fascinating archaeological wonders, Greece is the perfect destination for an island-hopping, adventure-packed family vacation. We leave the hurry of our daily lives behind as we hike, walk and sea kayak our way through the breathtaking scenery of this unforgettable country. Beginning in Athens, we climb in ancient footsteps to the ruins of the Acropolis. Speeding off by ferry to the island of Mykonos, we hike by the amazing UNESCO world heritage site of Delos, said to be the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. On Santorini, world famous for its dramatic crater and connection to the lost city of Atlantis, we kayak, swim and play. Try the life of a Grecian native on for size, making famous local specialties like tzatziki sauce, crafting our own Greek worry bead bracelets and learning about the country’s culture from our excellent, local guides. We return home with a bit of the Grecian love for life with us forever. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Greek Island Hopper trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 4199

Italy Family Adventure – Amalfi Coast & Islands

Dramatic cliffs, rugged coastal scenery and pastel-colored villages beckon on this adventure-filled, 8-day family trip. From the historic, world-class city of Naples, we set out to explore the Amalfi Coast’s rugged coastline. The coast’s unique culture and natural beauty has earned it a spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List. We hike the Path of the Gods to admire panoramic views. Kayaking the coastline, we discover sea caves, natural arches and inlets. Pebble beaches and warm Mediterranean waters invite us to go for a swim. On the Isle of Capri we walk scenic trails to discover the island’s coastline and lush parks. While on Ischia we tour the medieval Aragonese Castle, perched atop a huge volcanic rock. We learn about the power of nature with a hike to the crater of Mount Vesuvius and a tour of the ruined city of Pompeii. An authentic Neapolitan pizza-making lesson provides a delicious ending to an amazing family adventure. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Italy Hiking – The Volcano Route & Amalfi Coast trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 3899

Machu Picchu Family Adventure

Spend seven days hiking and rafting with the whole family in the Lost City of the Incas. When travelers dream of “The Lost City of the Incas”, they imagine vast, soaring ruins shrouded in ancient mystery. Our adventure turns imagination into lifelong memory. First, we step into the world of Cusco, a red-roofed city tucked high into the Andes. Then we’re off to the Sacred Valley of the Incas and famous market village of Pisac. The Pisac ruins are one of the most important and well-preserved ruins in the Sacred Valley. Next, we paddle the Ollanta section of the Urubamba River, passing pristine sandy beaches and ancient farming terraces. From here, we explore Willoc, an Andean town brimming with tradition. Residents here wear traditional Quechua clothing, made using ancient weaving techniques that are passed down from generation to generation. The next two days bring us exploration of the incomparable Machu Picchu. Our guides will lead us through the center of the sites, revealing the fascinating history of the Incan people. We depart steeped in the rich history and culture of the Incas. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our other Machu Picchu trips.
Peru Days 7
From $ 3874

Baja California Family Adventure

Baja California Sur is a beautiful destination to share the love of the outdoors with family. Soaring peaks, vast stretches of desert and sandy beaches provide the perfect backdrop and playground for any age group. Our adventure takes us from the Pacific Ocean to the Sea of Cortez—with plenty of kayaking, swimming, surfing and snorkeling in between. If your family loves water, adventure and relaxation, this is the trip for them. Our action-packed week begins with a day at the beach and a surfing lesson for all skill levels. Then, gather around the kitchen and learn how to prepare typical Mexican cuisine—savory quesadillas, tacos, enchiladas and much more. Of course, our adventure also includes time at the beach. Camp on Espiritu Santo Island, surrounded by a beautiful and scenic canyon just begging to be explored. We kayak among clear-blue waters in protected bays, swim with inquisitive sea lion pups and play games on the beach. Our Baja family adventure will leave you and your loved ones feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids up to age 17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures.
Mexico , Days 7
From $ 3099

Thailand Family Adventure

Spend ten days hiking, biking, kayaking and ziplining from bustling Bangkok to the northern adventure hub of Chiang Mai. Thailand’s treasures deliver fun for the whole family: a healthy dose of adventure with plenty of time to relax. Ancient ruins, cascading waterfalls, limestone cliffs and sandy beaches provide a stunning backdrop to our exhilarating journey. Our excursion is the perfect way to see this beautiful country full of vibrant culture from a variety of perspectives. Early on, enjoy a bike ride through the spectacular Kanchanaburi countryside. Kayak down the River Kwai, pedal among Ayutthaya's temples at dusk, and spend two nights in the jungle at a luxury tented camp. A zipline trip takes us soaring through the rainforest alongside acrobatic gibbons. Take a break from adventuring to explore the cultural side of the coin: enjoy a Thai cooking class, bathe and feed Asian elephants, and spend one night in a local village home stay. We depart with picturesque Thailand still on our minds and rooted in our hearts. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our Thailand Multisport trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
From $ 2999

San Juan Islands Family Adventure

Hike, bike and kayak on this 5-day family friendly adventure in the San Juan Islands. Tucked away in the northwest corner of the United States, the San Juan Islands are an unforgettable destination to bring the whole family. This trip was designed to perfectly balance adventure, education and relaxation with an itinerary that includes scenic hikes, fun bike rides, whale watching, and an overnight kayak tour to Jones Island. Start things off on an educational foot with a visit to the Whale Museum. Learn about the amazing marine mammals of the Salish Sea before we encounter some of them over the next few days of our journey. Bike along the gently rolling hills of Roche Harbor road, see wooly alpacas grazing in their fields, and get up close with living invertebrates in a marine biology research lab on San Juan Island. On an overnight kayak tour to Jones Island State Park, head into the San Juan Channel and tour several beautiful islands. With the help of our wonderful guides, we bring the natural wonder of the islands to life. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under 18? Check out our San Juan Islands Multisport trip.
Days 5
From $ 2499

Family Zion & Bryce Hiking

Incredible hiking and idyllic camping mark this 5-day family-friendly adventure in stunning Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks. Glowing with vibrant, colorful beauty, the soaring landscapes of Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks are befitting of one of America’s great hiking destinations. Accompanying each group are our expert, local guides who work to ensure each trip is an educational and memorable experience for kids and adults alike. Our adventure begins with a hike in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, where a stunning waterfall awaits at the end of an amazing desert canyon. Walk along the rim of Bryce Canyon and feel an overwhelming sense of awe at the otherworldly, jagged, multi-hued landscape below. Next, we travel to Zion, hiking from the valley floor up Walter’s Wiggles to Scout’s Lookout. Enjoy a full day exploring the labyrinth of the Virgin River Narrows. Each spectacular day of hiking offers a variety of dramatic views of the most celebrated wonders of Zion. Our evenings are spent in comfortable camping accommodations, our tent the only thing separating us from the stars. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Zion & Bryce Hiking – REI Signature Camping trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
Days 5
From $ 2499

China Family Adventure

China is that rare place that looks to the future while embracing its past. Come see where it’s been and where it’s headed on this incredible 14-day adventure through times both ancient and modern. Starting in Beijing, you’ll stop in at the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall before departing to Xi’an for a summit with the Terracotta Warriors. Later, enjoy three days in the rugged beauty of rural Yangshuo before winding it all up in bustling Hong Kong. In China, the future – and the past – is now.

Mount Rainier & St. Helens Family Adventure

Spend five family-filled days hiking in Mount Rainier National Park and Mount St. Helens. The beauty of Washington in the summertime is best witnessed from two of the state’s most spectacular settings—Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens. This trip takes us to a spectacular national park and an active stratovolcano, providing a wonderful chance for you and your family to bond over a joy in the discovery of nature. This trip delivers opportunities for both learning and adventure. Our friendly guides offer fun and creative ways to engage young explorers in volcanology, camping basics, and an essential understanding of Pacific Northwest wildlife. Explore noteworthy trails while taking in the delicate balance of ecosystems within the area. Enjoy the tranquility of Reflection Lake and the grandeur of Comet Falls during day hikes in the national park. Visit Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument to see the dramatic impact of the volcanic explosion in 1980. Back at camp, our host handles everything from comfortable accommodations to delicious food, freeing you to spend time creating lasting memories with family and new friends. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Mount Rainier & St. Helens Hiking & Camping trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
Days 5
From $ 2299

Olympic National Park Family Adventure

Spark the spirit of adventure in the whole family on this five-day trip to Olympic National Park. One of North America’s greatest wilderness areas, Olympic National Park has it all. The park boasts incredible environmental diversity—from scenic beaches to rainforests to mountains. A designated World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, the park is a wonderful learning environment for young scientists and parents alike. This trip takes us to the lush old growth of the Hoh rainforest, the dramatic beaches along the Olympic Coast and the exposed mountains of Hurricane Ridge. Our days are spent exploring this beautiful area from every angle. Follow our expert guides as they share deep knowledge of one America’s most visited national parks. Explore tide pools teeming with life, hike to Hurricane Hill for awe-inspiring mountain views, then go for an invigorating and informative hike among ancient trees and mossy creeks. Every member of the family will enjoy days out on the trail followed by evenings relaxing at camp. Under the cover of the night sky, enjoy delicious meals prepared by our camp host, reminiscing about new adventure among new friends. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Olympic National Park Hiking & Camping trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
Days 5
From $ 2299

Peru Family Experience

Every traveller should visit Peru at some point. Introduce your kids to it early through this comprehensive trip that bundles the Amazon, Machu Picchu, Cusco, and more into nine life-changing days. You’ll spend two nights at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon learning about the wildlife from naturalists before exploring the Urubamba Valley, gazing awestruck at Machu Picchu and interacting with the locals in Cusco and Lima. Peru will stick with your children long after they’ve stopped being kids.
Peru , Peru Days 9

Family Land Galápagos — Multi-Activities

Looking to give your kids a crash course in exotic wildlife? What better place to visit than “Darwin’s test kitchen,” the Galápagos? On this multi-activity trip, you’ll have the chance to snorkel, hike, kayak, and swim the islands, as well as visit a giant tortoise breeding centre and the Charles Darwin Research Station. Who says learning about nature has to be boring?
From $ 1799 $ 1999 -10%

Costa Rica Family Experience

Nothing brings learning to life like real-world experience. This week-long trip’s engaging lesson plan gives kids an education in biology and ecology that can never be found in a textbook. Here, spend the days (and nights!) studying the flora and fauna that inhabit the cloud forest and Manuel Antonio National Park. Elsewhere, get in touch with the land by rappelling, rafting, swimming, horseback-riding, and even surfing all over it. Science + gym? You do the math.

Family Zion Hiking Weekend

Spend three days hiking and camping amid the picturesque scenery of Zion. Bring the grandeur of Zion National Park to life on this classic camping and hiking adventure. We have every detail dialed in so you can enjoy time with your loved ones. Our private REI Signature Camping at Zion National Park features the best camping amenities, service and outstanding access to the great hikes and sights. Along the way, savor fresh, healthy meals that sustain us during our adventures. Hike from the valley floor up Walter’s Wiggles to Scout’s Lookout, peering into the heart of the National Park. Experience the grand scale of colorful canyons delving into the labyrinthine of the world-renowned Narrows and beyond. Our skilled and friendly guides are passionate about the desert Southwest and all its unique history—and they love to spill the canyons' secrets as we explore it all. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids under age 18? Check out our Zion Hiking Weekend – REI Signature Camping trip or inquire about a private departure of this itinerary.
Days 3
From $ 1449

Vietnam Family Adventure

Gifted with a staggering abundance of flavourful food, fascinating culture, untouched nature, and disarmingly friendly people, Vietnam has more than earned its rep as one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. This fun-focused family trip packs as much of the good stuff into 12 days as humanly possible – including cruising Halong Bay, exploring the Imperial Citadel, museum visits, and even a boat trip to a floating market – yet still offers more than enough time to relax. Don’t forget to pack your smile; you’ll be needing it often here.

Family Great Smoky Mountains Hiking Weekend

Spend three days hiking with family in the Great Smoky Mountains. The Great Smoky Mountains are a uniquely beautiful setting to reconnect with nature and family. More than 900 miles of tree-lined trails and a wide variety of wildlife make this a perfect place for discovery. Share a passion for the outdoors with your loved ones and watch as newly-minted, young hikers earn their trail name on a portion of the iconic Appalachian Trail. Explore trails within the park from the home base of our private Signature Camp. Head to Greenbrier to see the park’s oldest trees and tallest waterfall. Explore Cades Cove and hike to peaceful Abrams Falls. Our guides inspire an appreciation for conservation among us all while sharing their vast knowledge of the plants, fungi, and animals that make this park the most biologically diverse of any national park. Awaken each morning to the sounds of nature and the smell of fresh coffee brewing. Delicious camp meals and nights around the campfire with new friends quickly turn a weekend away into a lifetime of cherished memories. Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). Learn more about REI Family Adventures. Not traveling with kids? Check out our Great Smoky Mountains Hiking Weekend trip or our Great Smoky Mountains Backpacking trip.
Days 3
From $ 1299

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