11. The Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon has got to be the quintessential American outdoors experience. There’s really nothing that can compare to the beauty that is The Grand Canyon. For families on vacation, it is teeming with activities that everyone in the family can enjoy – hiking trails, viewing decks, special tours, train rides, kids’ camps at select times of the year, or if you’re not on a budget, you can hop on a helicopter and get the most thrilling way to check out the views of the Grand Canyon. There is also an abundance of lodging options that come in a range of prices to suit whatever budget.