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Kahului, Maui – experience island bliss

Get ready to embrace the aloha spirit in Maui. Kahului International Airport is your gateway to the exceptional hospitality and luxurious accommodations the island has to offer. Families will feel right at home at the Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. This stunning and sprawling beachfront resort offers a little something for everyone, including the Wailea Canyon Activity Pool, complete with waterslides, rapids, a rope swing, an adults-only pool and a baby beach pool. There’s also The Rock, a 20,000-square-foot mini resort for kids of all ages. Other resort features include a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a renowned spa and award-wining fine dining, not to mention the beautiful blue waters of Wailea Beach. Read more and book your Kahului vacation.

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Varadero, Cuba – life’s a beach

You might find it difficult to tear your family away from Varadero’s warm turquoise waters and pristine white-sand beaches, but if a change of scenery is needed, a day trip to Saturno Cave is only a short drive away. Located 20 kilometres west of the main resort area, this subterranean cave offers a unique swimming or snorkelling experience amidst stalactites and stalagmites. Even closer by is Josone Park, a lush recreational area where families can take a leisurely afternoon stroll and spot wildlife roaming freely about, rent pedal boats or grab a bite to eat at their choice of four restaurants. Read more and book your Varadero vacation.

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Orlando, Florida – meet Disney and friends

Also known as “The Theme Park Capital of the World,” it’s no secret Orlando is a hugely popular vacation destination for families. Whether you’re meeting your favourite Disney characters at Magic Kingdom, getting up close and personal with exotic animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, braving a gravity-defying thrill ride at Universal Studios or cooling off at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon, it won’t be hard to feel like a kid again — no matter your age. Stay in the heart of the action at Walt Disney World Resort and choose from more than 25 themed accommodations, including Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney’s All Star Movies Resort and Disney’s Boardwalk Inn Resort. The only trouble you’ll have is narrowing down your options. Read more and book your Orlando vacation.

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Honolulu, Oahu – make a splash

Soak up the sun and surroundings in Hawaii’s gorgeous capital city. Spend your days lounging at Waikiki Beach or cheer each other on as you try something new together, like surfing or standup paddle boarding. Venture out to the Waikiki Aquarium and Honolulu Zoo to get to know the area’s vibrant marine and wildlife a little better, or get up close and personal by booking a dolphin tour or snorkelling excursion. Even if you’re travelling with hard-to-please teenagers, it hard not to smile when you’re swimming alongside friendly dolphins, sea turtles and butterfly fish. Read more and book your Honolulu vacation.

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Montego Bay, Jamaica – take a load off

Families flock to Montego Bay for the sun, sand and laid-back vibes. With its crystal-clear turquoise waters and soft white sand, Doctor’s Cave Beach is an especially popular spot for quality rest and relaxation. Of course, active pursuits also await, including horseback riding, ziplining and waterfall tours. And when it comes to well-appointed hotels and resorts, you’ll be spoiled for choice here. Families of all ages are drawn to IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Beach for its spacious guestrooms and luxurious spa facilities, not to mention its exclusive kids’ club (for children ages 4-12) and babysitter services. Read more and book your Montego Bay vacation.

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Cancun, Mexico – an interactive holiday

There’s no need to be deterred by Cancun’s spring break party reputation because this vibrant Mexican city is brimming with family-friendly attractions. At the Crococun Zoo, visitors young and young at heart can get up close with crocodiles, macaws, boa constrictors, spider monkeys and more. Guests can even feed deer and hold a baby crocodile in their hands. At Dolphin Discovery, located a short boat ride away, guests can swim, hug and play with their new marine friends — maybe even ride across the pool while holding onto their fins. At Xcaret Park, there are numerous areas to explore, including a butterfly pavilion, an aviary and a coral reef aquarium. You can also swim with sharks, pet a stingray and snorkel with tropical fish — the options are endless. Read more and book your Cancun vacation.

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Los Cabos, Mexico – all aboard

There are many ways to explore Los Cabos’ colourful marine life, including snorkelling, scuba diving and kayaking. However, if you’d rather stay dry, or if you have tiny ones in tow, you might want to try something a little different. Board the 60-foot Cabo Submarine and get ready for a front-seat view of the diverse marine life in the Sea of Cortez — including hundreds of species of fish — all from the comfort of an air-conditioned vessel. If you’re travelling with little adventurers, set sail on the Buccaneer Queen, a legendary pirate ship that offers snorkelling and whale watching tours, as well as sunset cruises and pirate adventures. Read more and book your Los Cabos vacation.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – surf’s up

Gear up for group fun by catching a wave or two in beautiful Puerto Vallarta. Sign the whole family up for surfing lessons through Surfing Safari and get ready to jet away by boat to a private, secluded beach in the Punta Mita area, keeping an eye out for dolphins, sea turtles and humpback whales along the way. Learn from friendly, experienced instructors and conquer the gentle surf amidst a stunning backdrop. After a long day out, settle in at the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort and enjoy some nightly entertainment. Read more and book your Puerto Vallarta vacation.

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Las Vegas, Nevada – a thrill a minute

Vegas. It really needs no introduction, but you’d be surprised at how many family attractions are available in the City of Lights. There’s Adventuredome, a five-and-a-half-acre indoor theme park located in the Circus Circus Hotel that includes coaster rides, 4-D shows, rock climbing, mini golf, midway games and more. There’s also Hershey’s Chocolate World, a whimsical, two-story shop where you can browse more than 800 treats and customize your own chocolate bar. At Discovery Children’s Museum, kids can get hands-on with various interactive exhibits while learning more about such topics as science, sustainability and nutrition. Read more and book your Las Vegas vacation.

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With WestJet Vacations, planning your perfect family vacations is easy. We offer a variety of great deals and extensive schedule options, so that you’re always just a click away from an amazing escape. Here at WestJet Vacations, we're proud of our reputation for providing exceptional guest experiences, which is why we're happy to help you book the trip that's right for you. And should you need to change or cancel your vacation package for any reason, you can find peace of mind knowing you can do so for free within 24 hours of booking. This is why when you fly with us, you fly happy. What better reason is there to fly WestJet?

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