Sometimes it’s hard enough knowing where you’re going for a family vacation this year, let alone what to do once there. Fortunately, TripAdvisor has just published the Travelers’ Choice “Best of the Best” Things to Do 2021 awards and for the first time, there is a whole family category!
If you are heading to the Smoky Mountains area, be sure to research Smoky Mountain Outdoors Rafting. The company’s Upper Pigeon Smoky Mountains rafting trip is the number one rated family activity in the world, with 395 rave reviews. Family members eight years and older can take on the Class III and Class IV rapids, but the activity is billed safe for beginners! The most recent comment? “A 10/10 experience.”
Here is the list of the 10 best family entertainment:
- Exciting rafting trip in the Smoky Mountains from Upper Pigeon, Hartford, Tenn.
- Whale watching tours at Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, Gloucester, Mass.
- 2-hour Euro Tour of Strasbourg by Segway, Strasbourg, France
- Elijah Mountain Gem mine and on-site goat farm, Asheville, North Carolina
- Private, Luxury & Custom Charters in Stingray City, Snorkeling & More, Grand Cayman Islands
- Athabasca River Mille 5, Jasper, Alberta
- Natural History Walk: ONLY YOUR SOCIAL BUBBLE (private tour), Monteverde, Costa Rica
- Ada’s Tours – Pompeii, Pompeii, Italy
- Abu Dhabi City Sightseeing Tour with Ferrari World Tickets from Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Amber Cove Shore Excursion: 27 Damajagua Waterfalls / Cruise Ship Passengers, Puerto Plata, DR
Whether you decide to watch whales, mine for gems, or go rafting on rivers, you are in for a treat. For even more TripAdvisor recommendations, check out Traveler’s Choice’s full listings for 2021. Happy trips!
Image courtesy of SMO Rafting and TripAdvisor