Expose your family to an exciting new travel experience on our active family adventure holidays. Our family "discovery" trips let you choose from a range of camping and hotel based tours and have been designed by parents with both fun and safety in mind.

As well as ensuring the children are never bored, our tour leaders take care of all the driving and logistics, so that you arrive fresh, informed and ready to explore. Our our adventure holidays for families, time isn't wasted waiting for a big group, hopping on and off buses or negotiating unfamiliar cities. Leave all the hassles up to us and spend your time relaxing and enjoying all the amazing places and activities with the kids.

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Activity Holidays for all the family
  • Grand Canyon

    Included Family Adventures If your idea of the perfect family holiday is relaxing in a luxury hotel while the kids amuse themselves on the beach, then our family activity holidays may not be for you, but if you want to have an adventure of a lifetime, then read on... As well as offering plenty of free time for swimming or just 'chilling out', all our family adventure tours offer a fantastic variety of included activities, from the gentle fun of an off-road 4x4 tour to the adrenaline rush of white water rafting. What about riding the range like a cowboy in the desert southwest or spotting bears in Canada?

  • Child on Sky Walk

    Optional Activities You don't have to be athletic or have previous experience to enjoy our family adventures. Some of the more prominent activities for every trip are listed under the "Optional Activities" section on each tour page. These activities are arranged and paid for locally through your tour leader, so you can choose which ones to participate in, and you can be assured that our tour leaders know where to get the best group rates. With our activity holidays you can tailor your family's tour according to your budget or level of adventure.

  • Teen departures

    Child ages The average age of children on our family adventures is 13 and due to the nature of our trips, the minimum age is 8 years old (children aged 6 & 7 will be considered on request). Younger siblings are welcome upon request. We also offer all children 16 years and under a 10% discount on the standard tour prices of all our USA family holidays.

  • Monument Valley Group

    Small Group Family Travel A small group ensures a more flexible and rewarding travelling experience and with a maximum of just 13 passengers on most tours, it feels more like travelling with friends than an organised tour. Families come from all over the world, with a shared desire for an active adventure tour in the great outdoors. And if you have 8 or more family members looking to travel, why not let Grand American Adventures run your own private family activity holiday? And you're not limited to just our family adventure tours, Grand American Adventures can operate most of our adult itineraries for families of all ages.

  • Grand Tetons Group

    Tailor-made tours If you've got a family of four or more (eight recommended for a comparible cost to our standard tours), why not ask about our tailor-made, private group tours? We can create a custom-made itinerary designed especially for you and your family with the same quality experience as our scheduled tours, matched exactly to your requirements for the best possible holiday imaginable.

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Top Family Adventure Holidays


    9 days | USA West | Camping/Hotels

    Jul-Aug from


    The name says it all. Experience and explore 5 amazing and diverse national parks on one of our most adventurous USA family holidays; including a once in a lifetime overnight rafting trip down the Colorado River!

    Highlights: Amazing Canyons | Overnight rafting trip

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    12 days | USA West | Camping

    Jun-Sep from


    Exploration and discovery for the whole family in the National Parks of America's Wild West! From Yosemite to Lake Powell and Monument Valley to the Grand Canyon, this is an exciting family activity holiday with awesome nights under canvas.

    Highlights: National Parks | Great Activities | Family Fun

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    12 days | Canada | Camping

    Jul-Aug from


    The perfect outdoor adventure for all the family, with a chance to raft, canoe, hike and bike amongst some of the most breathtaking scenery that Canada has to offer. Each new day will be even more exciting than the last!

    Highlights: Canadian Rockies | Outdoor Adventure

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    12 days | USA West | Camping/Hotels

    Jul-Aug from


    Unwind on the beaches of sunny San Diego before heading out on a western adventure of discovery and fun from Las Vegas to America's favourite national parks; then top it off with the City by the Bay and a day at Universal... that's a wrap!

    Highlights: Yosemite | Grand Canyon | Las Vegas

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    15 days | Costa Rica | Hotels

    Mar-Dec from


    Nestled between two great oceans and where the continents meet, Costa Rica's natural beauty and wildlife make for a holiday destination with a difference. Explore mountainous cloud forests and volcanoes and everything in between!

    Highlights: Arenal Volcano | Monte Verde | Manuel Antonio

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    9 days | USA West | Hotels

    Aug from


    Witness a total solar eclipse and explore the wilds of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks including mud pools, bubbling geysers, incredible views and some unique wildlife. This is nature at it's very best!

    Highlights: Total solar eclipse | National parks

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