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10 Best Family Vacation Destinations for 2017

With so many places to visit in the world, it’s no wonder people often have trouble narrowing down the best spot for a family vacation. In this year’s Editors’ Choice Awards category for Best Family Vacation Destination, we arrived at 10 nominees that hit the sweet spot between affordability and family-friendly activities in 2017. And whether this list leads you to narrow your vacation picks or add a few more to the bucket list, we think you’ll come away with some great family vacation ideas.

Best Family Vacation Destination for 2017: The Methodology

We set out to find vacation destinations that make families happy. The options are infinite, and trying to choose the one vacation destination that’s best for everyone in the family is no easy task. What we can do, however, is point you to places that offer families the ideals that rank high in their list of priorities. Among them: safety, quality activities, good food, affordability, and opportunities for shared time together.

We determined our top 10 destinations in this category based upon these criteria. Here are the Editors’ Choice and the Readers’ Picks winners, and since each of these 10 family vacation destinations deserves your consideration, we’re sharing them with you now.

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