REI Family Adventures are the perfect way to introduce your kids to the world of discovery and to active outdoor exploration. These unique itineraries have been crafted from the top down with kids in mind by choosing destinations and activities that are bound to delight and satisfy young, curious minds and high energy levels. While each day is full of guided experiences, there's also plenty of time for the serendipitous and the magic of the moment. Our carefully selected guides are dedicated to making your trip not only great fun but the most memorable of family vacations. In addition, most of our Family Adventures offer discounts to kids under 18 years of age at the time of travel. Learn more about REI Family Adventures.
Kids get an REI day pack — Kids traveling on our Family Adventures will receive an REI day pack for their adventure! Kids age 8-17 will receive the REI Flash 18 Pack (while quantities last, colors may vary). REI Adventures Tips for Traveling with Kids
Imagine the thrill your family will experience when viewing lions stalking a herd of impala, a cheetah springing into action, or a baby elephant suckling its mother. In nine very full days we explore Tanzania's premier wildlife parks. View Slideshow
Families will hike, bike and paddle from bustling Bangkok to the northern adventure wonderland of Chiang Mai. Canoe down the River Kwai, camp out in the jungle at a luxury tented camp, bike among Buddhist temples, zip line through the rain forest, plant trees as part of a local reforestation project and more! Join us for the Sea Kayaking Phuket extension as we kayak and swim among the giant limestone cliffs, caves, tropical islands and sandy beaches.
New for 2013! Our new Greek Islands Family Adventure takes us from Athens to two of the most beautiful islands in the Aegean Sea—Mykonos and Santorini. Hike past ancient ruins, kayak by white sand beaches, and swim in the clear blue waters.
This adventure is chock-full of family fun, from rafting and hiking in the jungles of the Upper Amazon to watching the famed wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Enjoy kayaking and swimming in turquoise waters, hiking near active volcanoes, biking through tortoise highlands and more. View Slideshow
For many kids (and adults as well), the name "Lost City of the Incas" conjures up images from postcards or history books of mysterious ruins floating in a sea of mist and surrounded by towering peaks. Our exciting itinerary offers an opportunity to turn this ephemeral imagery into a lifelong memory of discovery and adventure for the entire family.
We know how most kids feel about hiking, so our Heli-Hiking Family Adventure has removed the boring bits to heighten the lasting family memories you'll take home. While kids are busy and entertained by our Family Adventure Leader, adults can choose to participate with the younger set or challenge themselves to a Heli-Hiking day on their own.
New for 2013! Our new and exclusive REI Signature Camps at Zion and Bryce Canyon feature the best REI camping amenities and provide outstanding access to the parks' great hikes and sights for an exceptional Zion and Bryce Family adventure as only REI can provide.
New for 2013! Our exclusive REI Signature Camp at Zion Canyon features the best REI camping amenities and provides outstanding access to the park's great hikes and sights for an exceptional Zion Family Weekend adventure that only REI can provide.
Award Winner! A classic family vacation, the Grand Canyon is right on top of everyone's list. Spend a week in a remote and incredibly beautiful part of the Canyon near famed Havasu Falls, camping, exploring, swimming and relaxing. View Slideshow
Experience the magic of the Great Smoky Mountains on this backpacking adventure designed specifically for families with children ages 9 and up. We'll carry all we need comfortably on our backs as we take our time enjoying this loop hike among old growth Hemlock and Spruce trees along streams, pools and cascading waterfalls. Spend the weekend with REI Adventures creating family memories to last a lifetime in one of our National Parks where the scenery and resources are protected, and nature is allowed to run its course.
Washington's San Juan Islands are the ideal destination for a memorable family vacation. We'll hike, bike and paddle some of the islands' best routes, learn about amazing marine mammals and interact with live sea creatures at university labs. After each day's activity, relax in our deluxe tent-cabins and lake front lodge rooms (+1 night island camping). View Slideshow
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