For many of us, reminiscing about childhood trips to the beach evokes visions of a sleepy beach town where sand dunes outnumber the houses. If you want to give your children this same experience, Ocean Isle Beach is the place for you. Even though Ocean Isle Beach has grown into a vibrant beach town with abundant choices of vacation rentals, numerous seaside activities, and serene coastal views, the island has managed to hold onto its casual, low-key vibe from vacations past.
Florida is a big state, offering a plethora of vacation destinations. Orlando is on every family’s radar and is a wonderful family vacation. However, there are many other great places to visit in The Sunshine State. From a friendly chat with Visit Florida’s Family Insider, Carrie McLaren, I learned about 4 fabulous beach destinations perfectly suitable for families. McLaren travels around her state with her husband and two daughters. Here are 4 of her suggestions.
Hearing the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort just went through renovations to the tune of $30 million made us quickly consider this low country vacation spot for a long weekend. The renovations were completed in late April and we chose mid-July for our getaway. We love Hilton Head and a freshly updated resort was just too tempting for us. This was a super easy decision. [Read more…]