Top 10 family destinations
"FamilyFun" magazine announced the best in family travel for 2013 - from top tourist towns and outstanding attractions to can't-miss museums - as voted on by real families. Here, the top 10 favorite family destinations.
4. Yellowstone National Park
The Old Faithful Inn sits inside Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, practically in front of the Old Faithful geyser. The lodge was built over the winter of 1903 and 1904 by the Northern Pacific Railway and features enormous beams and a free-standing octagonal fireplace. (undated)
Acadia National Park in Maine is one of FamilyFun magazine's top 10 favorite family destinations.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico is one of FamilyFun magazine's top 10 favorite family destinations.
The view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Google is using the Trekker, a nearly 40-pound, backpack-sized camera unit, to showcase the Grand Canyon's most popular hiking trails on the South Rim and other off-road sites. (Oct. 22, 2012)
Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota is one of FamilyFun magazine's top 10 favorite family destinations.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan is one of FamilyFun magazine's top 10 favorite family destinations.
4. All things Disney
For the first time, the Disney Cruise Line set sail out of Manhattan in the summer of 2012, making stops in Florida and the Caribbean. In December, Walt Disney World celebrated the grand opening of the new Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom, the largest expansion in the 41-year history of the theme park.
New Fantasyland officially opens in Orlando
Olson Creek drainage in Glacier National Park, Montana.
The USS Michael Murphy performs a pass in review near the USS Arizona Memorial during the 71st Annual Memorial Ceremony commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Dec. 7, 2012)