26 East Coast Family Vacations

The East Coast of the United States offers amazing vacation spots from large cities to small beach towns.

Go to Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyards to relax on some of the best beaches on the East Coast. Go bike riding, collect shells, or catch an amazing sunset.

Beach Towns

Small Towns

When in Lake Lure, North Carolina hike the trails at Chimney Rock. In Outer Banks, NC you'll find fun water sports like kayaking and paddle boarding.

State Parks

Go on fun outdoor activities like hiking trails in Cape Henlopen State Park. Explore coastal ecosystems in First Landing or camp on the beach in False Cape.

Visit Hilton Head Island in South Carolina for southern-style fun. Amazing outdoor activities include horseback riding, golfing, biking, and visiting nature preserves.

Outdoor Activities

Family Resorts

Spend quality time as a family. Enjoy family fun activities like a boat ride on the lake. Plus see mountain views at the family lake resorts in New Hampshire and Vermont.

Road Trips

Try a Coastal Maine road trip to see lighthouses, a New England road trip in the fall to see colorful foliage, or drive through the Florida Keys for fun on the beach.

Visit Time Square and the Statue of Liberty in New York City or travel to Washington D.C. to the Nation's capital to see the Lincoln Memorial.


Theme Parks

Visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Orlando if you are a fan of the movies or books, and take a day trip to the Kennedy Space Center for added fun.