Travel Tips & Trip Ideas Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Travel Tips & Trip Ideas activity »
  1. 1 40th Birthday Celebration
  2. 2 HoneyMoon - january
  4. 4 Should I use a travel agent?
  5. 5 Where in the world can I make my dream, reality?
  6. 6 What Resources Do You Use to Book Complicated Trips?
  7. 7 Road trip from Denver or Salt Lake City?
  8. 8 What do you pack in your toiletries bag?
  9. 9 Difficult Decisions!!
  10. 10 Oceanfront Location - where in the world?
  11. 11 Barclaycard Arrival MC chip & pin useless in Italy
  12. 12 Glacier National Park Trip
  13. 13 Where to find volunteer work or hosteltrave job in the world
  14. 14 Why Do People Bother With Tripadvisor?
  15. 15 Wannabe female solo traveler seeking reassurance
  16. 16 Road map- European
  17. 17 Travel idea for a 1 year old
  18. 18 Malaga Ave fast train- M Zambrano Train Station car return
  19. 19 xmas anywhere in europe
  20. 20 Need advice for Asia trip
  21. 21 Family Italy
  22. 22 Big Island vs Maui
  23. 23 When do you start packing your suitcase(s)?
  24. 24 Winter Vacation
  25. 25 To Paris From UK HOW?
View next 25 » Back to the top

a month-long vacation with two small kids

Jump to last reply

My husband has a 4 week paid sabbatical coming up the year after next (we're planners!) and the world is our oyster...or something like that.

By then our two girls will be 5 and 3. How would you spend the time? How do I even narrow down the options??

- We've seen a LOT of Europe (although I've not been to Italy - gasp!), definitely want to go abroad, Africa and Asia are not high on the list with small children
- We have frequent flier miles out the wazoo on Delta so most locations are within reach

For examples, I've thrown out the idea of renting a house on a small island off the coast of Honduras for the whole month. This sounds super relaxing to me. Husband not such a fan as he'd "get bored".

Another idea was to stay on the Italian coast or countryside and make little trips throughout the country/region here and there throughout our stay.

Or...two weeks in Ireland and Scotland (been to both but love them) and then exploring Scandinavia (never been).

Any and all thoughts and ideas would be hugely appreciated to get our wheels turning on how to take advantage of this time!

13 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.