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Summer is on the horizon, and with so many choices for a family vacation, the question is often, where do we start? We’ve come up with our top ten family adventures for the summer to make the choice a little easier and a lot more fun. Each vacation is set to the rare, varied, and undeniably beautiful backdrop of a National Park, the perfect playground for families. Thanks to our partnership with Xanterra Parks and Resorts, these trips offer unparalleled insider’s access to things like hard-to-get hotel rooms, off-the-tourist-track itineraries, and local authorities whose expertise adds unique perspective to your travel experience. Our family trips are small (maximum 18 guests), and include extra guides and special equipment, which means individualized attention and the perfect vacation for everyone from little Jane to Grandpa Joe. It also means our trips fill up quickly, so call (800) 575-1540 today for availability!

Want to learn more about these adventures from the experts? Dan Austin and Kasey Austin went through them trip by trip and answered questions in a free webinar on April 16, 2014. Click here to watch it.

1 YELLOWSTONE FAMILY | Yellowstone National Park

YellowstoneFrom seven to seventy, Yellowstone brings out the kid in everyone

Yellowstone National Park is a paradise for adults and kids alike. Our expert guides create a secure and rewarding environment full of challenge, accomplishment, and fun. Combined with exceptional accommodations and classic dining, this is the ultimate family adventure.
2014 Dates: June 15-20, June 22-27, June 29-July 4, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25, July 27-August 1, August 3-8, August 10-15, August 17-22
6 Days/5 Nights | $2,298/person ($580 single supplement) Children $1,838 to $2,068

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2 MONTANA FAMILY | Big Sky, Yellowstone & Paradise Valley

MontanaCowboys, canyons and campfires

Austin Adventures has been guiding parents and kids on vacations in Montana for over 20 years. If there’s a formula for family fun, we’ve nailed it!!
2014 Dates: June 15-20, June 22-27, June 29-July 4, July 13-18, July 20-25, July 27-August 1, August 3-8, August 10-15, August 17-22
6 Days/5 Nights | $2,398 / person ($580 single supplement) Children $1,918 to $2,158

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3 ALASKA FAMILY | Kenai Peninsula

AlaskaFun in the land of the midnight sun

Explore the Kenai Peninsula at a comfortable pace by train, small ship, sea kayak, bicycle, and on foot. Wild, pristine, and blessed with an abundance of astounding scenery and wildlife, the wonders of Alaska amaze explorers of all ages.
2014 Dates:June 22-27, July 6-11, July 20-25, July 27-August 1, August 3-8, August 10-15, August 17-22
6 Days/5 Nights | $3,198 / person ($880 single supplement) Children $2,558 to $2,878

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4 CALIFORNIA FAMILY | Yosemite National Park

CaliforniaYosemite National Park has inspired poets, painters, photographers, and conservationists for centuries

Stand at the base of a tumbling 2,425-foot waterfall, a soaring 8,842-foot granite dome, a 3,000-year-old, 300-foot Giant Sequoia and experience for yourself why John Muir described Yosemite as “…by far the grandest of all the special temples of Nature I was ever permitted to enter.”
2014 Dates:July 13-18, July 20-25, July 27-August 1, August 3-8
6 Days/5 Nights |$3,298/person ($980 single supplement) Children $2,638 to $2,968

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5 MONTANA FAMILY | Great Western Adventure

MontanaCraving a taste of the Wild West? Welcome to Montana, the place we call home

From Little Big Horn to the Beartooth Mountains to Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley and Cody’s rollicking rodeo, there’s no better place to garner a true taste of the Wild West than here in Austin Adventures’ own backyard.
2014 Dates:June 22-27, June 29-July 4, July 20-25, August 17-22, August 24-2
6 Days/5 Nights | $1,998/person ($380 single supplement) Children $1,598 to $1,798

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 6 WYOMING FAMILY | Yellowstone/Teton

WyomingTwice the discovery, twice the wonder in one action-packed week in the Wild West

From towering peaks to gurgling geysers, Yellowstone and Grand Tetons National Parks are a paradise for family adventure.
2014 Dates: June 15-20, June 22-27, June 29-July 4, July 6-11, July 20-25, July 27-August 1, August 10-15, August 17-22
6 Days/5 Nights | $2,898/person ($780 single supplement) Children $2,318 to $2,608

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 7 UTAH FAMILY | Bryce/Zion

UtahRed Rock Wonders

Explore nature’s playground of desert canyons and sand castles on this six-day family-friendly adventure through the spectacular wind-swept rock terrain of Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks.
2014 Dates: June 22-27, June 29-July 4, August 10-15, August 17-22
6 Days/5 Nights |$2,198 / person ($480 single supplement) Children $1,758 to $1,978
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 8 SOUTH DAKOTA FAMILY | Black Hills to Mt. Rushmore

South DakotaPrairies and pronghorns in the spectacular Great Plains of South Dakota

The Black Hills of South Dakota: a family-friendly oasis of pine-clad mountains and prairie land, abundant wildlife, a world-class national park, and a host of dedicated Rails to Trails bike routes.
2014 Dates: June 29-July 4, August 24-29
6 Days/5 Nights | $2,198/person ($580 single supplement) Children $1,758 to $1,978


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9 ALBERTA FAMILY | Banff to Jasper

AlbertaFirst one to the top of the hill rules the kingdom of Banff!

With glacier hikes, river rafting, and backcountry biking, this six-day Canadian Rockies adventure through Banff, Jasper, and Lake Louise brings out the kid in everyone.
2014 Dates: August 3-8, August 10-15, August 17-22

6 Days/5 Nights |  From $2,998 / person ($780 single supplement) Children $2,398 to $2,698


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10  BRITISH COLUMBIA FAMILY | Whistler

British ColumbiaSoak up a week of family fun in Whistler

Whistler wows with wildflowers, whitewater, wilderness and wildlife… say that five times fast! Austin Adventures’ six-day Whistler family adventure is oodles of fun for everyone.
2014 Dates: June 29-July 4, July 6-11, July 13-18, August 3-8, August 24-29
6 Days/5 Nights | $2,798 / person ($680 single supplement) Children $2,238 to $2,518

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