Most parents like to give their children the chance to travel somewhere fun right before they have to return to school. This type of travel is in addition to the family vacation that they took shortly after school let out and will be afforded on a slightly cheaper plan because parents must spend so much getting their child ready for school time such as buying uniforms, books and of course, tuition.
The travel plans might not take them far from home but will be to places where the parents know the kids can have loads of fun. Many beach locations are perfect for travel at the end of the summer because there is a lot of a wide and open space that kids can produce as much noise as they want. Kids can play all types of games on a long beach and still enjoy swimming in a heated pool or the open ocean.
Some parents find amazing discounts offered at theme parks right before the Memorial Day weekend. Kids love amusement parks and find that they have a great time riding rides and eating a variety of foods that they have never had before. Parents love the opportunity to stay at stellar hotels that offer amazing service at affordable prices, and these accommodations are usually less than a mile from the amusement park.
When parents choose to travel with kids right before school starts, they try to fill each day with as much excitement as possible. They might make it a habit to put a trip to the local ice cream parlor on the travel itinerary each afternoon and by the end of the trip the kids will have had the opportunity to taste all sorts of flavors and enjoy the rich creamy flavor of home made ice cream that is simply delightful.
Parents might be inclined to spend more on souvenirs when they travel right before school starts. Shops along the beach will certainly be interested in reducing their inventories because in a few weeks, they know that they will be closing their doors until the next summer season rolls around. Parents that travel with kids can buy stylish swimwear and souvenirs for friends and family members that stayed behind to watch their home or had other travel plans to enjoy.
Any beach resort is certain to have seafood on the menu and parents that travel with their children right before school know how healthy seafood is. The price of seafood in their home which is not close to the beach might make it high priced and the family can only afford it on special occasions. When on vacation though in a beach resort, they are sure to get their fill of flounder, shrimp and delicious scallops.