Don't you wish every day was a holiday? The problem is that vacations come once in a year, and if you haven't planned them properly, they're going to be pretty boring. The last thing you would want is not enjoying the precious few days you get off from work. So let's learn a few things, to make it a joyful vacation.
There is often a conflict between families about the destination. Parents insist on taking children to places of historical significance and educational value, whereas kids prefer Disney vacations. So don't go to extremes. Discuss the destinations with the family and try to combine the two, so that the kids learn and have fun too.
One of the best ideas for couples is to go on a cruise. It may be a bit expensive, but considering that this is one of the very few times that you and your loved one are going to get away from the rest of the family, it's worth it. A relaxing, dreamy time is what you want before getting back to the rigors of family life again.
But remember, to make your vacation fun, you should plan it well in advance. Good ideas aren't hard to come by, if you give it a little thought.