TripSavvy’s top family destinations for 2019

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How do you define a family-friendly vacation? It should be just that: A trip that delights the entire family. Whether that includes beaches, museums or amusement parks is up to your tribe.

Research shows that April is the time to start planning summer vacations, and travel site TripSavvy has mined its data and editorial insight to come up with the best places for families to go in 2019.

The 12 destinations are catered to specific interests. Adventurous families, for instance, should hit Indiana Dunes National Park for its 15,000 acres of woodland and more than three miles of golden beaches.

Musical clan? Head to Nashville, where you can take the kids to the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Need structure? Don’t apologize. A few Disney option even made the list, including Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, which opens May 31 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim and Aug. 21 at Disney World Resort in Florida.

Wherever you go, get a head start on planning so you can find the ideal mix of sun, fun and adventure this summer for your kids — and you.

Here are TripSavvy’s top 12 family vacations for 2019:

  1. London, England
  2. Indiana Dunes National Park, Indiana
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Nashville, Tennesee
  5. Sonoma, California
  6. Marvel Day at Sea Disney Cruise, Bahamas
  7. Whitefish, Montana
  8. Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
  9. Tuscany, Italy
  10. Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, Disneyland, Anaheim
  11. Puerto Rico
  12. Disney World Resort, Orlando, Florida
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