Taking a vacation with family members or friends can be a lot of fun. It can also cause disagreements if everyone does not want to spend their vacation doing the same thing. There are some destinations in the United States, Canada and Europe that will have something for everyone to enjoy. Those who want a leisurely vacation can shop and go sightseeing. People who want to spend their vacation doing something active can enjoy outdoor adventures.
Everyone in a group of travelers is likely to find something they enjoy doing in New York. Shopaholics can browse on Fifth Avenue. Art lovers will have a wonderful time at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Parents can take children to the Central Park Zoo. Those who want an adventure can take a day trip out of the city to go whitewater rafting. The whole group can meet in the evening for a dinner cruise.
There are a variety of things to do in Phoenix. Golfers will be thrilled to find more than 100 golf courses in the area. People who enjoy outdoor adventures can climb up Camelback Mountain. Shoppers can browse through designer boutiques at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Everyone in the group can meet for dinner at one of the restaurants in downtown Scottsdale.
Adventurous visitors to Hawaii’s Big Island can hike through the forest to a volcano while other members of their group enjoy the beach or shop in the Honolulu area. Everyone can relax over dinner at a restaurant on the beach.
The Edmonton area in the province of Alberta has activities for people with a variety of interests. Visitors can ski during the winter and kayak during the summer. The city also has historic sites and museums. Shoppers can spend hours browsing through more than 800 stores in the West Edmonton Mall. There are restaurants in the mall where travelers can meet for dinner.
Toronto has attractions for shoppers, adventure lovers and families. There are designer boutiques in the city’s Yorkville neighborhood. Adventurous travelers can walk around outside near the top of the CN Tower. Families will enjoy Centreville Amusement Park. A group of travelers can enjoy views of Lake Ontario while they have dinner at a waterfront restaurant.
According to the Professional Association of Diving Instructors blog, Lisbon is one of the best places in the world for scuba divers and shoppers. There are volcanic peaks under the water near the city. Shoppers will find clothing and footwear in the LX Factory building there. Items made in Portugal available at shops in the city include chocolate, rugs and a variety of items made of cork. Lisbon also has historic sites and museums. Travelers can enjoy Portuguese cuisine at a restaurant on the waterfront.
Visitors to Switzerland can ski in the mountains near Zurich or browse through designer boutiques on the city’s Bahnhofstrasse. A group of travelers can get together for dinner in a restaurant with a panoramic view of the mountains.