5 Fun and Exciting Family Activities for Your Next Beach Vacation

Are you looking to create some great memories on your next family vacation? If so, why not go to the beach where the water is warm, the salt air is refreshing and you can spend hours on end just walking along the beach?

beachOf course, if you are planning to take some children along with you, they are definitely going to want to do more than swim; they are going to want to find some other ways to be entertained. And so, we have provided you with a list of five fun and exciting family activities that everyone can join in on to make the time just that much more fun.

Go fishing. Whether you’re a fishing pro or you’ve never gone fishing before, most beaches will allow you to go fishing so think about taking a couple of poles along with you or renting a boat if they have some available. Even if you decide to “catch and release” them, it can be a lot of fun to see what kinds of fish you can find.

Hunt for shells. Beaches provide beautiful scenery and one of the things that come with that are all of the pretty shells that you can find in the sand. If you or one of your children either likes to collect items or enjoys making arts and crafts, take out a couple of hours to walk along the shore to go shell hunting. You may find a couple that will be perfect for a bookshelf or dresser or that you can even turn into pieces of jewelry.
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Four Family Friendly Tips for a Beach Vacation

Many families look forward to spending time at the beach during the summer. However, there are a few
things that you will need to do in order to ensure that your trip to the beach is a success. Below are four
tips that will help you get the most out of your family trip to the beach:

Beach trip
Wear Sunscreen

A sunburn can ruin a day of fun in the sun. One of the best things that you and your family can do to
avoid sunburn is to apply sunscreen. Children are more likely to suffer from sunburn because their skin
is more sensitive. That is why they should wear a sunscreen that has a SPF of 30. People who are over
the age of 10 will need a sunscreen that has a SPF of 15.

Go To the Beach during the Coolest Times of the Day

The hottest times of the day are usually between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. These are also the
times that the sun’s rays are at their peak. Furthermore, the hot sun can make young children [Read more…]