October half term offers the perfect respite from the busy school season. This is an opportunity for families to bond and catch up with each other and make happy memories together. If you have no idea about where to go for the trip, below are some of the places that can prove to be promising.
For those who are looking for an exotic destination for the October half term, Marrakech is a good choice. The beautiful and historic capital will be well worth a visit. October is the best month to visit because of the pleasant weather. It has a fascinating culture that can compensate for the lack of beaches. It also has souks or traditional markets, the perfect place to shop for unique finds to take home as souvenirs. With its popularity, however, be sure to book a room early to enjoy the best prices.
Norfolk is one of the UK’s best family friendly destinations. From adventure playgrounds to seaside resorts, there are plenty of attractions that families can enjoy during half term. With 90 miles of coastline, which becomes 93 when the tide is out, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches. The Norfolk Broads National Park is also worth exploring, which is also dubbed as the Venice of the West. For those who love birdwatching, Norfolk will also be an excellent destination.
If there is only one reason to visit Vail in Colorado, it would be to go skiing. The Vail Ski Resort is its main attraction. It covers more than 5,000 acres and is considered as the second largest ski resort in the country. With activities such as snowshoeing, sledding, skiing, and snowboarding, among others, this will provide the perfect way to unwind. Stay in a beautiful chalet, get cosy and enjoy spending time together as the snow falls outside. Vail also has wonderful scenery; the perfect backdrop for your family photos. Driving around town is an enjoyable experience as you can appreciate the view of snowcapped mountains and rugged landscapes.
If your idea of an October half term is a city break, Lisbon is one destination you might want to consider. It has an old-world charm that is sure to get travelers hooked. October is a month that is calmer, making it the perfect time for families to visit. Children taking a break from school will enjoy the city because of its abundance of educational and entertaining attractions. If you fancy a day at the beach, there are places that you can reach only a few minutes away from the city center, such as Praia da Rainha and Praia do Guincho.
With temperatures that will be reminiscent of warm summers, this is one of the best tropical destinations for families who are seeking a beach getaway. There are plenty of different places to stay in Crete, Gifted with plenty of sunshine, you will have endless ways to have fun with the family, including hopping around the nearby islands. You can choose to just relax in the beach or be active with different watersports. It is also a good place to sample the best of Greek cuisine.