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The 10 Best Cities for Family Vacations

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_db8e2a287b.jpgHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A vacation in a big city can be a lot of fun for kids, but a pricey, logistical challenge for parents. According to a recent survey by FamilyVacationCritic.com, an online family travel planning guide, 40 percent of parents find the toughest part of planning a city vacation is locating a family-friendly hotel that fits their budget.

Twenty-one percent of parents find it difficult to choose the best attractions to see, while 14 percent have a tough time locating good, kid-friendly restaurants.  Thirteen percent of moms and dads polled said they find it difficult to get around in a city.

According to Lissa Poirot, executive editor of FamilyVacationCritic.com, “The best cities for families include a variety of kid-friendly hotels at a range of price points; plenty of fun attractions, parks and family-friendly activities; and an easy-to-navigate transportation system.”

Here’s is FamilyVacationCritic.com’s list of the 10 Best Cities for Family Vacations:

  • New York, NY
  • Washington, DC
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Chicago, IL
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Honolulu, HI
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • San Diego, CA
  • Boston, MA

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