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Top things to do in the United States for families

Whether your children are 5 or 15, the United States is a perfect destination for a family holiday. We have personally selected extraordinary local experiences for children of all ages. And our focus is on nature conservation and small-scale locally owned companies. A chance to spend quality time together and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Venture into the spectacular nature of Rocky Mountain Front on a multi-day trip with a Blackfeet Native American guide. Race through the desert in an off-road buggy. Abseil the slot canyons of Southern Utah. Go on an adventurous journey and uncover the wilderness of the United States with your family.

Would you like to know more about adventurous activities that suit your family's interests? Get in touch with our travel specialists to find out about all the possibilities.

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Explore Montana on horseback with an indigenous guide

Blackfeet Nation, United States

See Montana on foot and by horseback with a member of the Blackfeet Tribe as your guide.

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Canyoneering in Utah

Kanab, United States

Learn how to canyoneer on a guided tour of Utah's spectacular orange rock formations, the Slot Canyons.

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Explore Vermont's natural beauty on an E-bike

Lamoille Valley, United States

Ditch the car and hop on an electric bike for a close-up view of the spectacular beauty of Vermont's nature.

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Go canyoning and hiking in Zion National Park

Zion National Park, United States

Learn how to canyoneer on a guided tour of Utah's spectacular orange rock formations, the Slot Canyons.

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Hiking the Grand Canyon's South Kaibab Trail

Grand Canyon South Rim, United States

Hike the challenging Kaibab Trail and marvel at the mesmerising and unparalleled beauty of the Grand Canyon.

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Kayaking excursion in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Santa Cruz, United States

Go on this kayaking adventure in Santa Cruz for the chance to spot dolphins, sea lions and even whales.

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Discover Hawaii's active volcanoes

Volcanoes National Park - Big Island, United States

Discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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A full day rafting adventure

Columbia River Gorge, United States

Venture through the splashing white water in the Columbia River Gorge

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Off-road ATV adventure in Zion National Park

Zion National Park, United States

Action-packed ATV ride to a hidden cove and a massive sand hill in Zion National Park.

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"Hiking Angel's Landing in Zion National Park was probably the scariest, but one of the most rewarding hikes I've ever done."

Ben, Travel specialist

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One step closer to your dream trip

More is possible than you may think

You probably already have ideas for your holiday to the United States and Canada. Nature tours through the Rocky Mountains, spotting orcas near the San Juan Islands, or exploring the streets of San Francisco on the iconic cable car?

For the best local tips and advice, visit one of our online presentations. Meet our travel specialists and have all of your questions answered.