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Top 5 Family Destinations by State

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Here is a list of the Top 5 things to do in each of the 50 states in the USA. If you are traveling to these states, be sure to put these places and activities on  your "to do" list!
ALABAMA
1) DeSoto Caverns Family Fun Park, Childersburg
2) The Track Family Recreation Center, Gulf Shores
3) Sharky’s Family Adventure Park, Orange Beach
4) Tree Top Family Adventures, Birmington
5) Orange Beach Private Family Dolphin Tours, Orange Beach


ALASKA
1) Beyond Skagway Tours, Skagway
2) Running Reindeer Ranch
3) Seavey’s IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours, Seward
4) Alaska Tour and Travel Day Tour, Anchorage
5) Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, Anchorage


ARIZONA
1) Western Destinations Canyon Creek Ranch Tours, Phoenix
2) Sedona Destination Adventures Day Tours, Sedona
3) Old Tucson, Tucson
4) McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
5) Bearizona Wildlife Park


ARKANSAS
1) Fun Trackers Park, Hot Springs
2) Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, Jasper
3) Wild Plum, Eureka Springs
4) Hogwild Family Fun Center, Conway
5) Fort Rock Family Camp, Combs


CALIFORNIA

1) Disneyland Theme Park, Anaheim
2) Marble Mountain Ranch, Somes Bar
3) Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, Gilroy
4) Seaworld San Diego, San Diego
5) Wiens Family Cellars, Temecula
 

 

COLORADO
1) Snow Mountain Ranch, Grand County
2) Lost Valley Ranch, Sedalia
3) Glenwood Caverns Adventure Parks, Glenwood Springs
4) Noah's Ark Colorado Rafting & Aerial Adventure Park, Buena Vista
5) Wind River Christian Family Dude Ranch, Estes Park


CONNECTICUT
1) The Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk
2) Lake Compounce, Bristol
3) Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford
4) Jones Family Farm, Shelton
5) Mystic Seaport, Mystic


DELAWARE
1) Bethany Beach Boroadwalk, Bethany Beach
2) Big Oaks Family Campgrounds, Rehoboth Beach
3) Xbox Family Fun Center, Smyrna
4) Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes
5) Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington


FLORIDA
1) Club Med Sandpiper Bay, Port Saint Lucie
2) Disney World, Orlando
3) Universal Studies, Orlando
4) Liki Tiki Village, Kissimme
5) Seaworld Orlando, Orlando


GEORGIA
1) Stone Mountain Family Campground, Stone Mountain
2) Pine Mountain RV Resort, Pine Mountain
3) Kinsey Family Farm, Gainesville
4) Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta
5) Funopolis Family Fun Center, Commerce


HAWAII
1) Smith Family Garden Luau, Kauai
2) Fehring Family Farm Stand, Kauai
3) Family Home Retreat In Hilo, Island of Hawaii
4) Wailea Elua Village, Maui
5) Lahaina Family Farms, Maui


IDAHO
1) Diamond D Ranch, Stanley
2) Wahooz Family Fun Zone, Meridian
3) Triple Play Family Fun Park, Hayden
4) Fujishin Family Cellars, Caldwell
5) Moose Creek Ranch, Victor


ILLINOIS
1) Rader Family Farms, Bloomington
2) Millennium Park, Chicago
3) Starved Rock Family Fun, LaSalle
4) LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Schaumburg
5) Edwards Apple Orchard, Poplar Grove


INDIANA
1) Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, Santa Claus
2) Great Times Family Fun Park, Indianapolis
3) The Destination Antiques, Salem
4) Gaither Family Resource Center, Alexandria
5) Thomas Family Winery, Madison


IOWA
1) Honey Creek Resort State Park, Moravia
2) Adventureland Inn, Altoona
3) Field of Dreams, Dyersville
4) Hutchinson Family Farms, Decorah
5) Arnolds Park Amusement Park, Arnolds Park


KANSAS
1) Cider Hill Family Orchard, Kansas City
2) Willies Food Sports & Family, Atchison
3) Booth Family Hall of Athletics, Lawrence
4) Blaisdell Family Aquatic Center, Topeka
5) Incred-A-Bowl Family Fun Center, Overland Park


KENTUCKY

1) Family Billiards, Owenton
2) Venture River Family Water Park, Eddyville
3) Kentucky Shores Family Fun Center, Gilbertsville
4) Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center, Hopkinsville
5) Malibu Jack's, Lexington


LOUISIANA
1) Excalibur Family Fun Center, West Monroe
2) Safari Quest Family Fun Center, Hammond
3) Gaither Family Resources, Alexandria
4) Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery, Pierre Part
5) Land-O-Pines Family Campground, Covington


MAINE
1) Pink Blossoms Resort, Ogunquit
2) Flat Rock Bridge Family Camping, Lebanon
3) Hid'n Pines Family Campground, Old Orchard Beach
4) Sebago Lake Family Campground, Standish
5) First Families Kennebunkport Museum, Kennebunks


MARYLAND
1) Francis Scott Key Family Resort, Ocean City
2) Brunswick Family Campground, Brunswick
3) Family Fishing Adventures, Annapolis
4) Family Recreation Park, Boonsboro
5) Sandy Hill Family Camp, Quantico


MASSACHUSETTS
1) Normandy Farms Family Camping, Foxboro
2) Martha's Vineyard Family Campground, Vineyard Haven
3) Tougas Family Farm, Northborough
4) Stonehaven Family Farm, Westport
5) Holiday Hill Family Fun Center, Cape Cod


MICHIGAN
1) Dunes Harbor Family Camp, Oceana County
2) Sleder's Family Tavern, Grand Traverse County
3) DeYoung Family Zoo, Upper Peninsula
4) Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort, Hartland
5) Kokomos Family Fun Center, Saginaw


MINNESOTA

1) Nisswa Family Fun Center, Nisswa
2) Faribault Family Aquatic Center, Faribault
3) South Isle Family Campground, Isle
4) WOW Zone Family Entertainment Center, Mankota
5) Benson Family Aquatic Center, Benson


MISSISSIPPI
1) Big Play Family Fun Center, Biloxi
2) Oceanfront Family Retreat, Ocean Springs
3) Bollinger Family Theatre, Bruce
4) Wise Family Farm, Pontotoc
5) Emerald City Family Fun Center, Lucedale


MISSOURI
1) The Track Family Fun Parks, Branson
2) The Family Arena, Saint Charles
3) Whippoorwill Lake Family Camping ground, Marble Hill
4) Cape Splash Family Aquatic Center, Cape Girardeau
5) Van Till Family Farm Winery, Rayville

MONTANA
1) Bair Family Museum, Martinsdale
2) The Zone Family Fun Center, Kalispell
3) Flippin' Family Fun, Great Falls
4) Hansen Family Campground, Havre
5) Greath Family Getaway, Big Sky


NEBRASKA
1) Family Fun Center, Omaha
2) Holy Family Shrine, Getna
3) The Ramsey Family Fountain, Tecumseh
4) Beatrice Mary Family YMCA, Beatrice
5) Sportsmans Family Grill, Meadow Grove


NEVADA
1) Sanders Family Winery, Pahrump
2) Wild Island Family Adventure Park, Sparks
3) All Family Fun Center, Las Vegas
4) Northstar, Reno
5) Family Fun at the Wyndham Grand Desert, Las Vegas


NEW HAMPSHIRE
1) Glen Ellis Family Campground, Bartlett
2) Fransted Family Campground, Franconia
3) Exeter Elms Family Campground, Exeter
4) Twin Tamarack Family Camping, New Hampton
5) Dover Bowl Family Fun Center, Dover


NEW JERSEY
1) Family Fisherman, Cape May County
2) Delaware River Family Campground, Delaware
3) Oasis Family Farm, Robbinsville
4) Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center, East Brunswick
5) Manchester Family Golf Center, Manchester Township

NEW MEXICO
1) Hinkle Family Fun Center, Albuquerque
2) Cabin in The Mountains, Ruidoso
3) Malibu Family Wines, Sunland Park
4) Great Family Ski Home with all the Amenities, Angel Fire
5) Boon's Family Thai BBQ, Farmington


NEW YORK
1) Pinegrove Family Dude Ranch, Kerhonkson
2) Robibero Family Vineyards, New Palts
3) Smith Family Farms, Finger Lakes
4) Hull-O Farms, Family Farm Vacations, Catskill Region
5) Out East Family Fun, Long Island


NORTH CAROLINA
1) Flintlock Family Campground, Boone
2) Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park, Wilmington
3) Bear Den Family Campground, Spruce Pine
4) Surf City Family Campground, Topsail Island
5) Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden, Greensboro


NORTH DAKOTA
1) Northern Air Family Fun Center, Grand Forks
2) Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora
3) North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, Bismarck
4) Scandinavian Heritage Park, Minot
5) Enchanted Highway, Regent


OHIO
1) Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
2) Great Wolf Lodge, Sandusky
3) Easton Town Center, Columbus
4) Destination Hilliard, Hilliard
5) Lakeside Chautauqua, Lakeside


OKLAHOMA
1) Marval Family Camping Resort, Gore
2) Beavers Bend Resort Park, McCurtain County
3) Bricktown, Oklahoma City
4) LOL Family Fun Center, Lawton
5) Holy Family Cathedral, Tulsa


OREGON
1) Seaside Family Fun Park, Seaside
2) Brasada Ranch, Powell Butte
3) Wildlife Safari, Winston
4) Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland
5) Anderson Family Vineyard, Newburg


PENNSYLVANIA
1) Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, Erie
2) Digiplex Destinations Camp Hill, Camphill
3) Peaceful Woodlands Family Campground, Ponoco Mountains
4) Pine Cradle Lake Family Campground, Rome
5) Lake Tobias Wildlife Park, Halifax


RHODE ISLAND
1) Ryan Family Amusements, Newport
2) Holiday Acres Family Campground, Scituate
3) Young Family Farm, Little Campton
4) Worden's Pond Family Campground, South Kingston
5) Oakleaf Family Campground, Chepachet


SOUTH CAROLINA
1) Family Kingdom Amusement Park, Myrtle Beach
2) Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, Hilton Head
3) Charleston Waterfront Park, Charleston
4) Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort
5) Angel Oak Tree, Johns Island


SOUTH DAKOTA
1) Custer State Park, Custer
2) Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Keystone
3) Spearfish Canyon, Spearfish
4) Reptile Gardens, Rapid City
5) Prairie Berry Winery, Hill City


TENNESSEE
1) Sugarlands Distilling Company, Gatlinburg
2) The Grand Ole Opry, Nashville
3) Lotz House Museum, Franklin
4) Titanic Museum Attraction, Pigeon Forge
5) Outdoor Adventures, Inc , Hartford


TEXAS
1) River Walk, San Antonio
2) National Museum of the Pacific War, Fredericksburg
3) Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Dallas
4) The Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston
5) Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth


UTAH

1) Arches National Park, Moab
2) Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Monument Valley
3) Deer Valley Resort, Park City
4) Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Kanab
5) Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City


VERMONT
1) Stowe Recreation Path, Stowe
2) Shelburne Museum, Shelburne
3) Burlington Bike Path, Burlington
4) Shelburne Farms, Shelburne
5) Billings Farm and Museum, Woodstock


VIRGINIA
1) Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, Charlottesville
2) Virginia Creeper Trail, Damascus
3) George Washington's Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon
4) Old Town, Alexandria
5) Great Falls Park, McLean


WASHINGTON
1) The Museum of Flight, Seattle
2) Manito Park, Spokane
3) Playtime Family Fun, Ocean Shores
4) Stimpson Family Nature Preserve, Bellingham
5) Meadowbrook Family Fun Center, Yakima


WEST VIRGINIA
1) New River Gorge Bridge, Fayetteville
2) Bloomery Plantation Distillery, Charles Town
3) Blackwater Falls State Park, Davis
4) Lost World Caverns, Lewisburg
5) Oglebay Park, Wheeling


WISCONSIN

1) Jellystone Park Warrens, Warrens
2) The Shops At Woodlake Kohler, Kohler
3) Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, Wisconsin Dells
4) Jellystone Park of Fort Atkinson, Fort Atkinson
5) Woodside Ranch Resort, Mauston


WYOMING
1) Moose Head Ranch, Grand Teton National Park
2) Triangle C Dude Ranch, Dubois
3) Barker-Ewing Whitewater, Jackson Hole
4) Vee Bar Guest Ranch, Laramie
5) Cody KOA, Cody

 

 


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