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Why traveling through Vietnam with kids is a must

Vietnam is one of the most versatile Asian countries. It’s known for its lush green, limestone cliffs, a dark and complex history, delicious streetfood and millions of motorbikes. The population is estimated at 97,5 million. This ultimate Vietnam family road trip guide covers all the places you should not miss while in Vietnam with kids.

On a rowing boat in Halong Bay, Vietnam

Vietnam: a safe family travel destination

Vietnam is safe for families to visit. Vietnamese love kids and truly dote on them. They’re welcomed with a smile everywhere. There’s really only one thing that you should be mindful of and that’s the extreme traffic. Hold onto your kids on the sidewalk, because if you loose sight of them for just a second they could end up getting badly hurt if they run onto the streets.

Read more about safety >> Ultimate Vietnam with Kids Travel Guide

Clean drinking water

You shouldn’t drink the tap water in Vietnam. While outdoors or in hotels you can avoid buying plastic water bottles if you bring the LARQ bottle. UV-light cleans the water in the bottle and also cleans the bottle itself after you’ve used it. Get your own LARQ bottle and always feel safe drinking water from taps all over the world.

Best time to travel

Because Vietnam is a very long country, the temperatures in the North vary considerably with the South. This makes it a year-round destination.

That said, from March to April the rainfall is low and the temperatures milder and is the best period if you’re traveling through the entire country.

Backpacking through Vietnam with kids

Vietnam has good infrastructure and great public transportation. That’s why backpacking with kids is easy here. We did all our traveling by (night)train, bus and boat and it was a journey we’ll never forget. Backpacking through Vietnam with kids is amazing!

More and more travelers go on a family road trip to Vietnam by renting a car. We don’t have any experience with driving here, but like I said, infrastructure is good. The only thing is that cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are extremely busy and I personally wouldn’t dare drive here. Cars and motorbikes are everywhere!

Outside of the city center and especially on the countryside or on highways driving a car yourself is recommendable.

Motorcycle madness in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam

Road tripping through Vietnam with kids

Being a top travel destination, Vietnam is extremely well connected by air and railway. It also has some great roads. When planning to travel the whole country, you have many different transportation options.

This ultimate Vietnam family road trip guide is focused on traveling by (sleeper) train, bus and boat, because that’s how we did it. But you can also easily travel by car.

Our top tip is to pick up your rental car when you’ve seen Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi after you’ve landed in one of those cities. And bring it back before you explore one of these cities before returning back home. If you rent and return your car at a place outside the city center or at the airport, you avoid the mayhem that is traffic in both of these cities.

How to get to Vietnam

My family and I like to use Expedia for flights. And we always opt to book a flight and hotel, at least for the first night. Just to ease the start of our family vacation. When arranging everything yourself, Expedia is a good starting point. But always compare prices by visiting more than one booking site.

How to get around in Vietnam

To book your transport during your ultimate family road trip to Vietnam with kids, whether by air, train, bus or ferry, we recommend using 12Go. This is a user-friendly website that will show you all the different price options and comparisons as well as reviews from fellow travelers.

Bike filled with flowers for sale in Hanoi, Vietnam

Epic family road trip from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

This ultimate Vietnam family road trip guide with kids starts in Hanoi and ends in Ho Chi Minh City. It’s the best Vietnam itinerary for families who are looking to combine city trips, soaking up history, hiking in nature and chilling at the beach. You can find it all in this 4 week Vietnam itinerary. When you want to do it all, 3 weeks in Vietnam with kids is the bare minimum and you can’t stay in any of the locations for longer than 2 nights. If you want to follow this entire Vietnam road trip itinerary at a slower pace, opt for a 5 week stay.

Southeast Asia itinerary including Vietnam

If you’re lucky enough to have the time to combine visits to more Southeast Asian countries, besides Vietnam, pick Laos, Cambodia or Thailand.

Family road trip Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia

When you choose to combine Vietnam with Thailand or Cambodia, check out the ultimate family road trip guide of Thailand and the ultimate family road trip guide of Cambodia.

Start with Thailand and at the end of your Thailand trip you fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap and work your way down to Phnom Penh. From Phnom Penh you catch a flight to Ho Chi Minh City and work your way up towards Hanoi, or even Sapa. Catch a flight back home from Hanoi.

Planning a family road trip to Vietnam

Getting a road trip right takes some serious planning. It starts months before the trip, choosing the destination, planning the route, arranging visa, renewing passports or ID’s and checking if you need medical declarations. And don’t forget renting a car or camper and/or buying flight tickets.

Planning a family road trip can get pretty overwhelming. But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with my eBook! I’ll be holding your hand every step of the way. Just to make sure your family road trip through Vietnam will go smoothly.

Get my FREE ebook >> The Ultimate Beginners Guide: Planning a Family Road Trip

Vietnam Itinerary Map

An illustrated itinerary map of Vietnam

And with this map of Vietnam, including all the best places to visit in Vietnam with kids, I’d like to dive into our guide and hope it inspires you enough to plan your family trip to Vietnam!

The best way to start your road trip is by exploring this country its capital city, Hanoi!

The mausoleum of Ho Chi Min in Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi

After arriving at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport it will take you about 40 minutes to get to the city center via airport shuttle bus, taxi, private transfer or express bus.

Hanoi is sometimes spelled as Ha Noi, translated into Between two Rivers and is Vietnam’s capital city. There is loads to do in Hanoi with kids, like checking out a water puppet show, eating street food and watching the giant plastinated turtle at Hoan Kiem Lake. You can easily spend 3 to 4 days in Vietnam’s second largest city.

Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi at night - Vietnam

Hanoi is known for bustling streets filled with motorbikes, street food in every street and every corner, temples and the 2000 year old Old Quarter. Enough activities for every family member to pick a favorite from.

10 things to do in Hanoi with kids

These are the 10 best things to do in Hanoi with kids:

  • check out local life in the Old Quarter
  • secure your spot at the entrance of Train Street, right before the train passes through the middle of a busy shopping area
  • visit the Hanoi Night Market
  • take a selfie with the huge plastinated turtle in the Ngoc Son Temple
  • walk around the Hoan Kiem Lake, where busy city life meets nature
  • buy tickets for the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre show
  • claim one of the plastic chairs on Backpackers Street and enjoy a Pho with beef or chicken
  • explore the Temple of Literature
  • marvel at the sight of the huge Ho Chi Min mausoleum complex
  • enjoy a food tour

Read more: 10 things to do in Hanoi with kids

The Temple of Literature in Hanoi - Vietnam

Sapa

From Hanoi you take the sleeper train to Sapa, all the way up north. The other option is to book a tour from Hanoi to Sapa aimed at kids. Sapa, sometimes written as Sa Pa, is known for its impressive rice fields, lush green mountains and local tribes. An idyllic destination you shouldn’t miss while on a family vacation in Vietnam.

Trekking with kids in Sapa

Sapa is ideal for hiking and therefore a must do. From kid friendly short walks through rice fields to multi-day hikes for experienced hikers, anything goes. In short, there are hikes for families with kids of all ages. Sapa is a must visit destination on a family trip to Vietnam!

Other things to do in Sapa with kids

Another must do in Sapa is a cable car ride up to Fansipan Mountain, your children will love it. Just know that Sapa can get pretty clouded and foggy, so book last minute to make sure you can actually see something up there.

The third thing to do in Sapa is take a taxi to Love Waterfall. Before you reach it you have to walk for about half an hour. There’s one river crossing you should be aware of. It can be quite slippery there, so smaller children walking solo will need a hand or a carry. On the way back you can ask the driver to stop at the Silver Waterfall. It was really nice, but the steps were pretty steep for my 10 year old. Keep this in mind for your own family and their previous hiking experiences.

When to visit Sapa

If you want to see luscious green rice fields you should visit Sapa during the summer, just know that it gets really hot this time of year. In autumn and winter you get rewarded with beautiful golden hues. And in spring you get to see blossoms.

The gorgeous rice fields of Sapa in Northern Vietnam in winter time.

Ha Long Bay

After your visit to Sapa’s rice fields you head back to Hanoi and venture out east for a visit to Halong Bay. Also written as Ha Long Bay, this is the place where you hop aboard a cruise boat to enjoy sailing through 1000s of limestone karsts and pass about 1980 islands.

The water has a beautiful turquoise color that really pops against the limestone color of the karsts.

If you opt for a 2 night cruise you go beyond where most cruises stop. But don’t worry, if you only have 1 night you can still enjoy Ha Long Bay in peace. It’s large enough for all the operators to find silent spots.

Things to do on a Ha Long Bay cruise

In any case, don’t miss the chance to kayak through the bay and spot monkeys on the islands you pass. You can also stop at one of the many beaches to relax for a bit, before kayaking back to your vessel.

Most boats offer an excursion to one of the pearl farms. Our son really loved checking out the process of harvesting the pearls and so did we.

Lastly, don’t pass up on a chance to check out one of the many floating villages where fishermen and -women live and children play around in the water. You can even spot the floating school from your row boat. Gladly, you won’t visit their houses or school, they keep their privacy that way. You only pass by the village, giving you an idea of how daily life is for the locals here.

When in Vietnam with kids Halong Bay is a must, it’s a trip kids of all ages will enjoy and so will their parents.

Read more: Halong Bay cruise with kids

A boy walks on the deck of a Halong Bay cruise ship in Vietnam in the fog.

Halong Bay and the descending dragon

The translation of Ha Long is descending dragon. This is because of the legend about a dragon defending Vietnam from invaders from this part of the country. The dragon did not only use fire, but also jewels. Emeralds and jades landed in the ocean and formed the karsts and islands in the bay. This made it impossible for invaders to set sail to the coast of Vietnam.

This story makes a visit to the already fairytale like surroundings even more magical.

Ninh Binh

After a visit to Halong Bay you head back to Hanoi one last time. You’re finally heading south in a slow pace. First stop: Ninh Binh. From Hanoi it’s a little over 2 hours by train. It’s really fun to visit Ninh Binh, right after a visit to Halong Bay. At the latter you enjoy 1000s of limestone karsts in the water and at the first you get to enjoy 1000s of limestone karsts within a flat landscape in between endless rice paddies.

Ninh Binh is the province and Tam Coc the best place to visit and check out the beauty of this area. Tam Coc translates into 3 caves. This name refers to Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba. You guessed it right, these are the 3 caves in question. This entire area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as Trang An Scenic Langscape Complex. And scenic it is. In and around Tam Coc you can explore valleys, mountains, limestone cliffs, rice paddies and ancient temples.

In conclusion, Ninh Binh is one of the top places to visit and can’t miss from this ultimate Vietnam family road trip guide.

A viewpoint in Ninh Binh on a hazy day- Vietnam

DMZ

Like Korea, Vietnam used to be divided into North and South. From 1954 until 1976 the two were separated by the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone, more commonly known as the DMZ. This border was about 75km long, running from east to west and was located near the middle of present day Vietnam. In what we now know as the Quảng Trị province.

The DMZ used to be one of the most guarded border posts in the world, like the DMZ in Korea still is. Lots of bunkers, tanks and tunnels.

Visiting the DMZ is not suitable for kids of all ages. Visitor centers and museums that center around the Vietnam war with America, in the 60s and the first part of the 70s of the last century, show the damage that was done in this area. To the land, but mostly the people. We’ve all seen the pictures and every parent can decide for themselves whether or not their kids are old enough to visit this area.

a boy poses in front of a helicopter at the Khe Sanh Combat Base at the former DMZ in Vietnam

Things to do at Vietnam’s former DMZ

If you’re looking to visit the former DMZ make sure to visit the Vinh Moc tunnels. You can see how the Vietnamese people used to live underground. More of the history can be learned by visiting the exposition room on site.

Other interesting places to visit with kids in the DMZ area of Vietnam are

  • Khe Sanh Combat Base, a graveyard for tanks and helicopters
  • Hien Luong Bridge, literally divided in two, marked in blue and yellow
  • Truong Son National Cemetery, where you can pay your respects to fallen citizens and soldiers

How to get to the Vietnamese DMZ

Unless you’ve got your own car, it’s not easy to get to this area. And whatever you do: if you don’t join a tour, don’t go off road! Lots of land mines still haven’t been found. In all cases it’s best to join a tour, your family will be safe at all times and you get to see all the highlights from the comfort of a bus.

Book your tour when in Hué, at one of the many tour operators in the city center. Or pre-book your DMZ day trip via Get Your Guide.

Red doors in Hue's Imperial City - Vietnam

Hue

We’ve arrived in Southern Vietnam. The beautiful city Hué was one of our favorite cities in Vietnam. It can’t miss in this ultimate road trip guide of Vietnam with kids. We stayed here for 3 days, but that was to0 short! Because on one of these days we went on a tour from Hué to the DMZ, so basically we only explored Hué for 2 days. If you plan on visiting the DMZ from Hué, take into account that this will cost you a full day. If you’re Vietnam itinerary gives you enough wiggle room to stay in Hué for 4 days, including 1 day to the DMZ, do it!

Vietnam is known for its unique culture and Hué is one of those cities where you can really soak this up. This city is located in the Thua Thien-Hue province. It’s known as one of the most beautiful cities in Asia. Hué is often called the spiritual heart of Vietnam.

Imperial City of Hué

The Nguyen Dynasty came to power in this city in 1802, until their reign ended in 1945. The first emperor, Gia Long, built the Imperial City in Hué. This ancient citadel can still be visited and is often the reason why people flock to this city.

The best thing to do in Hué with kids is a visit to the Imperial City. It’s located by crossing the Perfume River from the city center and the complex is huge. You can easily spend an entire day there. With its strong Chinese influences in design you feel like you’ve entered China.

Colorful Pagoda in Hue's Imperial City in Vietnam with yellow and orange tones that's surrounded by trees and plants.

Beautiful gardens, lots of dragons and funny looking statues will make this place interesting for toddlers. The impressive temples and palaces will definitely get the attention of the older kids. They can all run around in the gardens. Just make sure they don’t climb onto ancient monuments.

It’s a buggy friendly place, but you do sometimes have to take the stairs to enter a building. They even rent out electrical golf buggies.

You can hire a guide, but you can also opt to get the audio tour that is pretty good. Since the Forbidden Purple City (nickname for the Imperial City) is huge you need an entire day to see it all. But the highlights can be done in half a day.

5 things to do in Hué with kids

These are the top 5 things to do in Hué with kids:

  • Explore the Imperial Citadel
  • Feel like an emperor in the Forbidden Purple City
  • Visit the Royal Tomb of Minh Mang
  • Check out the Thien Mu Pagoda
  • Enjoy the Perfume River from a Dragon Boat

Read more: 5 things to do in Hue with kids

Da Nang

Da Nang, or Danang, is the first proper beach town in this ultimate Vietnam family road trip guide. It’s located about 100km from Hué, only a train ride away. This is a port city of importance to Vietnam and gives the same commercial vibe as Ho Chi Min City.

Da Nang is on the coast of the South China Sea and a great place to unwind after a few days of traveling and exploring. Spend the day on the beach, relax in the sand and swim in the sea. When hungry, food is not far away, local sellers offer delicious mango slices and coconuts all day long. Or take a pause from the beach and cross the street for an amazing seafood dinner. It doesn’t get fresher than this.

Temple complex at Marble Mountain in Danang, Vietnam

5 things to do in Da Nang with kids

Check out these 5 things to do in Da Nang with kids:

  • relax at the beach
  • walk the Golden Bridge at Sun World Ba Na Hills
  • check out the Dragon Bridge
  • hike around Marble Mountains
  • hop on the ferris wheel in Asia Park
Restaurant at night in Hoi An centre - Vietnam
The Japanese Covered Bridge in Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An

Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s most loved travel destinations. Hoi An is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its perfectly preserved history. Think streets filled with traditional and colonial buildings, paper made street lanterns and parasols everywhere and dozens of tailors who can tailor make every piece of clothing you can think of.

You won’t get tired wandering around the ancient streets in Hoi An’s old town. Stay here for 2 to 3 days, until you’ve done and seen it all.

10 things to do in Hoi An with kids

These are the top 10 things to do in Hoi An with kids:

  • stroll around the old town at night to see all the lanterns lit
  • admire the Japanese Covered bridge
  • watch fishermen and woman bring in their catch of the day at the river
  • check out the Fujian Assembly Hall
  • get fresh fruits at the Hoi An Central Market
  • visit the Hoi An Night Market
  • buy something tailor made from one of the tailors
  • get a Banh Mi sandwich from one of the many street food stalls
  • join a family friendly cooking class
  • visit Tan Ky Old House

Read more: 10 things to do in Hoi An with kids

The beach of Nha Trang in Vietnam

Nha Trang

Nha Trang is the most popular beach destination in Vietnam. With a coastline of 6km there are endless options to choose from when you want to swim, snorkel, dive and simply enjoy the beach.

Nha Trang has 19 islands, so don’t skip out on a chance to do some island hopping here.

Visiting Da Nang or Nha Trang

If you’re a bit short on time and need to scrap a place from this ultimate family road trip guide: Vietnam with kids, skip either Da Nang or Nha Trang.

Both cities are quite similar. Da Nang is the ideal combination of a city trip and beach hang out. While Nha Trang is the better option if you’re mostly looking for sea and beach activities. Nha Trang also has a more tropical feel, because of all the islands.

The Elephant Waterfall near Dalat in Vietnam

Da Lat

We are moving away from the coast and into the central highlands of Vietnam. Our destination: Da Lat, also spelled Dalat. Known for delicious coffee, forests, flowers and wine. But, to be honest, the wine is pretty awful. Our guess is that it’s famous because there aren’t any other wine regions in Vietnam to fawn over.

Da Lat is a breath of fresh air after visiting busy places like Da Nang, Hoi An and Nha Trang. It’s definitely a city in its own right, but for some reason lots of travelers skip Da Lat. Obviously we think it’s a not to skip destination, otherwise we would’ve left it out of this Vietnam road trip guide.

6 things to do in Da Lat with kids

There are many places to visit in Da Lat, including this top 6:

  • take the cable car to Truc Lam Pagoda
  • hike to Elephant Falls
  • smell the roses at Da Lat Flower Garden
  • visit the Linh Phuoc Pagoda
  • check out the Vuon Anh Sang Lumiere exhibition
  • explore the bizarre architecture of the Crazy House
Hotel window view of Ho Chi Min City's skyline - Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City

An absolute must do from this ultimate Vietnam family road trip guide is Ho Chi Minh City. Named after revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city of Vietnam by population. It’s impossible to find quiet spots here and at first you can get quite overwhelmed by all the people, the scents and the sounds. Give yourself a few hours to get used to the hustle and bustle and I assure you, you’ll love Ho Chi Minh City.

City of millions of motorbikes

Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam’s most modern city, with loads of skyscrapers filled with international companies. Saigon, as some people still call this city, is also known for its motorbikes. Ho Chi Minh City is called the city of millions of motorbikes. Some say there are about 10 million motorbikes and others 5 million. Either way, it’s very impressive and you won’t go one minute without seeing at least one on the streets.

The Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Min City - Vietnam

When checking out the architecture here, you can still very much see that Vietnam used to be a French colony. It’s even home to a Notre Dame Cathedral.

Of course there are many remains of the Vietnam war here as well, with multiple sites to visit and learn about this war, like the Cu Chi Tunnels.

Spend 3 nights in Ho Chi Minh City to get a real taste of it. It’s highly likely that your family will love this city so much that you want to come back another time.

10 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City with kids

A list of 10 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, doesn’t do this city justice. But if you only have 3 or 4 days in Ho Chi Minh City there’s hardly room for more than 10. These are the best 10 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City with kids:

  • educate yourselves about the Vietnam War in the War Remnants Museum
  • drop off your postcards at the Central Post Office
  • crawl through the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • head up to the skydeck of the Bitexco Financial Tower to get great views of the city
  • check out the Jade Emperor Pagoda
  • pick up some souvenirs at the Ben Thanh Market
  • get French vibes at the Notre Dame Cathedral
  • roam around District 1, the city centre, on foot
  • tour through the Reunification Palace
  • book an excursion to the Mekong Delta

Read more >> 10 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City with kids

Mekong Delta

As I have noted before you can book a tour to the Mekong Delta at one of the many tour operators in Ho Chi Minh City. A bus will take you to a small harbor in My Tho, where your delta river boat tour starts.

This is really a not to miss thing to do in Vietnam. While on a boat you pass rice fields, small local villages where people live in wooden houses over the river and you get to see how coconut candy is made. This last thing is especially fun for kids, since it’s not a long activity and it ends with tasting the candy.

Most tours last about 5 to 6 hours and you can get picked up and dropped off at some of the most centrally located streets in Ho Chi Minh City and at some of the bigger hotels.

A boat trip on the river Mekong in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

After visiting all of these amazing places in Vietnam, from north to south, it’s time to end your trip with a bang. What better way to end this family road trip through Vietnam, than with a beach vacay! So, let’s get to the very last destination in this ultimate Vietnam family road trip guide.

Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc island in Vietnam

Phu Quoc is like paradise with its pristine white sandy beaches, lush greens and loads of water activities. You can really unwind on Vietnam’s largest island.

Backpackers also seem to really enjoy Phu Quoc, so make sure you book accommodation on the right parts of the island. Stay at beaches like Ong Lang, Bai Dai, Bai San, Khem beach and San beach at mid range to luxury hotels and you avoid loud parties and drunk guests with buckets (yes, they have those here too). There are many beach resorts for families on this Vietnamese island.

How to get to Phu Quoc

You can reach Phu Quoc island with a ferry from the Mekong Delta towns Ha Tien and Rach Bia.

If you want to fly to Phu Quoc, there are daily flights from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Da Nang. To our surprise you can even fly here from Thailand, Japan and Indonesia. Wherever you come from within Asia, there seems to be an option to get to Phu Quoc relatively easily.

Ultimate Family Road Trip Guide: Vietnam - blog post

After unwinding on Phu Quoc for the last few days of your Vietnam family holiday, it’s time to head back home. You’ll leave this country with a backpack filled with fond memories of the beauty of this country and even more so, its people.

I hope this ultimate Vietnam family road trip guide helped with planning a trip to Vietnam with kids. If you have any Vietnam travel tips I haven’t shared, share them in the comments for other traveling families to enjoy.

About me Sas Crossing Countries

Hi, I’m Saskia!

I travel the world with my family of 4 and write about our adventures.

Sas Crossing Countries is a family travel blog. It’s created to inspire other parents to travel the world with their kids. Gift your kids the world! It’s the most valuable present you can give them.

With all the experience I have as a traveling parent I’ve got lots of tools and tips for you. So on this site you’ll not only find family travel blog posts, you can also download FREE pocket guides, travel checklists and eBooks from my resources page.

All that I share can be used to plan your own ultimate family road trip!

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Comments (6)

    Saskia posted on 07 Dec 2022 at 9:06 am

    Thank you so much! I hope you and your girlfriend get to visit this beautiful country.

    Saskia posted on 27 Nov 2022 at 4:36 pm

    People that work in the tourism industry speak English quite well. Tour guides, people who work at the sights and also taxi drivers.

    People that work in small, family owned restaurants or at a street food stall speaks a bit of English.

    We never experienced trouble communicating. If language was a problem you can always use google translate or use your hands to signal something.

    Saskia posted on 17 Nov 2022 at 7:28 am

    How cool that you’re going to visit Vietnam next year! I’m jealous. Vietnam is truly one of my family’s favorite countries. I’m glad you like this article. If you have any questions about traveling through Vietnam, at any time, let me know!

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About me Sas Crossing Countries

Hi, I’m Saskia!

I travel the world with my family of 4 and write about our adventures.

Sas Crossing Countries is a family travel blog. It’s created to inspire other parents to travel the world with their kids. Gift your kids the world! It’s the most valuable present you can give them.

With all the experience I have as a traveling parent I’ve got lots of tools and tips for you. So on this site you’ll not only find family travel blog posts, you can also download FREE pocket guides, travel checklists and eBooks from my resources page.

All that I share can be used to plan your own ultimate family road trip!

above a couch you see 4 illustrated poster maps of different countries in the colors brown, blue, green and white. This picture leads to the shop page where you can buy illustrated poster mapsbanner image with the text get access to my free ebook with all the tools and tips you need to plan out and enjoy your ultimate family road trip. The title of the book is also shown and is The Ultimate Beginners Guide: Planning a Family Road Trip. A mock up is shown of a laptop, tablet and phone showing the cover of the ebook and 3 small images giving a sneak peak of 3 pages inside the book.5% discount link Heymondo Travel InsuranceVisit our travel shop!Download my FREE printable packing listsBuy your 3D wooden world map @ Enjoy The Wood with 10% discount code SASCROSSINGCOUNTRIESUPBecome a member of my private family travel Facebook groupLink to shop The Adventure BookRent a car via Discover CarsGet my free downloadable family travel pocket guidesGet an eSim from AiroloDownload my FREE printable bucket lists