Airbnb shares their top family destinations, including a surprising international spot
By: Keri Lumm, Buzz60
Airbnb has released the site's most popular destinations for families. Now you know where to go if you want to make friends with other families on your trip.
Although Airbnb is an American company, international destinations ruled the top spots.
Osaka and Kyoto, Japan are at the top of the list, with Melbourne, Australia coming in third.
According to the research, seven out of 10 families still plan road trips -- and it seems in the US, people head to California. Looks like Clark Griswold really inspired a nation!
Vacations to take in 2017
Big Sur, California, USA
Head over to the west coast to see California's Big Sur! Enjoy a walk to the gorgeous
McWay Falls or take a tour to the famous Bixby Bridge.
Walk around the
Monte Carlo Harbor and take in the picturesque views of the Mediterranean coastline! After you see the harbor, don't miss the shopping and sight seeing in Casino Square.
Portland, Maine, USA
scenic route to Maine's Portland Head Lighthouse! Walk along the coast and get to know all of the stories and history that surrounds this charming town.
Marble Cathedral, General Carrera Lake, Chile
If you are ever in Chile, you have to see the
Catedral de Marmol (Marble Cathedral)! While you will need a boat to get there, the experience will be well worth it.
walled city of Cartagena and enjoy the colorful culture of Colombia! And make sure you don't miss out on the city's incredible seafood!
Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Iceland
After a long day of exploring the gorgeous city of Grindavik, take a dip in the heated
Blue Lagoon. This geothermal lagoon's water is rich with minerals and the perfect addition to any chilly vacation.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA
Visit one of the USA's glorious national parks by air and on foot! Book this
flight and ground tour for a comprehensive look at the incredible landscape that is Bryce Canyon.
Lion's Head, Cape Town, South Africa
By hopping on a
sea kayak and bike tour of Cape Town you'll be able to interact with wild life and take in the amazing views of both Lion's Head and Table Mountain!
Feel like you have gone back in time by visiting the
stunning temples in Bagan, Myanmar! Go for a full or a half day and tour these ornate pagodas and temples.
Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
Travel around Joshua Tree National Park and take in the incredible landscapes! This
educational tour will show you around this national park and offers two different hikes for visitors.
In fact, the only destinations on the mainland United States to make the list were Miami, Fla., Malibu, Calif. and Anaheim, Calif. Of course, it's easy to get first place when your nickname is the Golden State and you're home to Disneyland.
Hawaii was also a popular family destination with three cities making the list.
And, with an ever growing popularity, Reykjavik, Iceland made it into the top five.
Just remember, no matter where you go, spending time on vacation with the family is always time well spent.
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