Things to Do
When planning a vacation, there are tons of options for adventures. Whether you want to embark upon a sightseeing cruise or take in one of the best shows in the country, a plethora of activities await you. Use Vacations Made Easy’s simple customization features to completely create your own getaway. Tailor your itinerary to your needs and book all of the great activities you and your family want to enjoy all in one place. Not sure where to begin? Browse through our most popular cities below and get some ideas for the vacation of a lifetime!
Most Popular Destinations for Vacations
Known as Music City, Nashville, TN is deeply rooted in Southern soul and country music. As the capital of Tennessee, there are many awesome historical landmarks to visit and things to do. This destination is popular among visitors of all ages, as it offers up everything from shows to cruises and fun adventure activities that the entire family can enjoy together.
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Some of the most beloved Nashville activities are available for guests to enjoy during their vacation. Take a cruise on the General Jackson Showboat, witness a show at the legendary Grand Ole Opry, see the city in style on the Music City Trolley Hop, and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. With so many options, you can truly create the perfect Southern getaway!
This coastal paradise is a wonderful choice for those who want to get out and experience the perfect combination of tropical wonder and fun for the entire family. In Myrtle Beach, guests will find a plethora of things to do from shows and events to family-friendly activities. Do not miss out on all of the fun!
Since Myrtle Beach is known for its beautiful oceans and views, be sure to embark upon one of the Myrtle Beach Dolphin Sightseeing Cruises. After you see dolphins in their natural habitat, learn about other marine life at Ripley’s Aquarium, enjoy a swashbuckling dinner and adventure combo at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show, or tap along with some of your favorite tunes at Legends in Concert Myrtle Beach!
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The Great Smoky Mountains is one of the most gorgeous places in the entire United States. Visit this breathtaking region for a variety of fun shows, events, natural activities, and more! There are so many amazing family-friendly things to discover, so be sure to add them to your itinerary.
Get your Smoky Mountains getaway started with a popular show such as Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Show Pigeon Forge, the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show, or Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show Pigeon Forge. Of course, there is also the Smoky Mountain Opry Variety Show! For those wanting to get out and experience the wonders of the Smokies, there are adventures such as the Newfound Gap Smoky Mountains Pink Jeep Tour and the Climb Zip Swing Adventure Park at Pigeon Forge. For thrills, visit Dollywood Theme Park or learn about the underwater world at Ripleys Aquarium of the Smokies!
Known especially for the Alamo and the San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX is a hotspot for travel. It is dipped in rich culture and history, having been the site of the battle for Texas independence at the Alamo. Here, guests will find many homages to various pieces of Texan and American history as well as modern activities that will provide fun for all ages.
A stay in San Antonio wouldn’t be completed without a thrilling adventure! Head to one of the theme parks in the area such as SeaWorld San Antonio or Six Flags Fiesta Texas to enjoy rides and family fun. Of course, you can also participate in other activities such as the Go Rio San Antonio Riverwalk Cruises, the City Sightseeing Hop-On / Hop-Off San Antonio Tour, and the Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show San Antonio.
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Lake Tahoe, CA is one of the most gorgeous places on earth, as it is the largest alpine lake on the entire continent of North America. Located in the picturesque Sierra Nevada Mountains, the lake borders both California and Nevada. It is home to many different attractions from natural wonders to water sports and family adventures.
Climb aboard one of the amazing cruise ships in the area to explore Lake Tahoe from the water. The M.S. Dixie II Sightseeing & Sunset Dinner Cruises and the Lake Tahoe Sightseeing & Lunch Cruises Aboard the Bleu Wave are some of the most popular adventures in the area. Of course, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the water as well including the Get Up Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons, Sunset Kayak Tour on Lake Tahoe, and Lake Tahoe Whitewater Rafting at Isolated Rivers. For a more chill getaway, catch the Magic Fusion Lake Tahoe Magic Show, visit the historic Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, or embark upon the Wild West Tour from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride.
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With so many things to do all across the country, it can get a little overwhelming when designing that perfect vacation. Whether you want to form your customized adventure or embark upon one of our carefully-curated vacation packages, there is plenty of opportunity for fun when you book with Vacations Made Easy!