Are you trying to plan the perfect family getaway this Easter? Whether you are a family looking to spend the holy days somewhere meaningful, looking for a city break or want to adventure in the great outdoors, we’ve got you covered. Here are seven destinations to consider when booking a family-friendly Easter getaway this year.
Family-Friendly Easter Getaways
What more historically interesting place to spend Easter than in the birth of the Catholic church? Rome is an excellent option for a family looking to enjoy the holiday together. Head to Saint Peter’s Basilica for Pope Francis’ Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday.
On the big day, Easter Sunday, Holy Mass is held by the Pope in Saint Peter’s Square. It is one of the most travelled for and celebrated events of the year. Be sure to book your stay at Vatican Style Rome.
For a relaxed and sunny Easter weekend, head to gorgeous sun-drenched Boca Raton, Florida. Spend the weekend Easter egg hunting or lounging on the beach with the little ones. Several restaurants around town are slated to host an Easter brunch, so you’re sure to get your fill on Easter Sunday. Book a few nights at Ocean Lodge for a breezy and laidback Easter.
Easter is one of DC’s biggest calendar events of the year and is excellent for the family. In addition to the historical White House Easter Egg Roll, there are several egg hunts throughout the capital. Spend the morning hunting for eggs with the little ones before exploring the cities many historical sites. On Easter morning, thousands gather at the Lincoln Memorial for an inspiring and uplifting Easter service.
Each year the Monday after Easter, Washington’s Zoo puts on a special family event filled with crafts, food stalls and more. Book a few nights in the US capital at the Mandarin for a family fun Easter weekend.
In the heart of France’s Alsace region, you’ll find Colmar. Its charming 14th-century church, a multitude of Spring activities and Easter markets make it a great spot for families. Grab the kiddos and hop on a boat tour of the city before walking the Easter market.
If you aren’t up for boats, enjoy a long walk through the daffodil fields before indulging in Colmar’s delicious Easter chocolate. Enjoy your vacation in Colmar at Hotel le Marechal.
During Semana Santa (Holy Week), the entire country of Spain comes alive. Being one of Spain’s most popular celebrations, the capital is especially fun this time of year. Watch one of the multiple parades that pass through the city and explore Madrid’s Royal Palace for a quick history lesson. We recommend Dear Hotel “The most loving hotel in Madrid” for a fun family-friendly Easter getaway.
Plan your family weekend in the UK’s capital for a memorable Easter. Take the kids along for an exciting Easter egg hunt in one of London’s picturesque gardens and walk the city afterwards. The city offers a free performance of The Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square on Good Friday.
Carve out some time to visit one of London’s many delicious chocolate shops to indulge in Easter treats that everyone will love! Stay near Trafalgar Square at Citadines.
There truly is no place more beautiful or peaceful than the gem of the Canadian Rockies – Banff, Alberta. Easter break is the perfect chance to slip the family away to the gorgeous Canadian mountains for outdoor fun. Take in the natural wonders of Lake Louise and roast smores together after dark.
Spend Easter Sunday walking on of the many scenic nature trails with the fam and breathing in some fresh air. Go all the way with a log cabin at Banff Log Cabins.