Planning a kid friendly vacation can be child's play if you follow a few simple guidelines. First and foremost the trip needs to be fun for the kids and ... wait for it ... the parents. Yes it's true, happy parents mean happy kids. If dad is going to brood about being jostled by giant costumed characters on a kiddie cruise then that vacation may not be right for your family. Here are some tips for planning a kid friendly trip that will turn your vacation into a fun experience for everyone.