Media Contact: Stephanie Parnell
WATERTOWN, Mass.—Spring Break is right around the corner, and 2012 brings unique travel options for families who are looking for more than just a resort getaway. Thomson Family Adventures, the original family adventure travel company, offers families hands-on, informative, and fun Spring Break vacations to fascinating destinations around the world. With an emphasis on personal engagement and cultural immersion, these trips can make Spring Break a time for personal enrichment and family togetherness.
These family tours, ideal for families with children ages 6 and up, offer more than just cookie-cutter, resort-style vacationing:
As part of the Spring Break collection of tours, families can journey to destinations like the Galapagos Islands. Thomson Family Adventures offers three different ways to experience the famed Galapagos: The Islands & Inca Ruins tour is perfect for children of all ages, and especially for grandparents and grandchildren and includes a historical and cultural exploration, a small ship cruise, wildlife viewing, an optional horseback ride, and more. The Galapagos Multi-Sport tour is perfect for active families that enjoy the simplicity of camping and features kayaking, snorkeling, and wildlife exploration, among other activities. In the Islands for Teens tour, families learn to orienteer in the Andean Highlands with a GPS, snorkel with sea lions, hike, swim, mountain bike, volunteer in a local community, and much more.
Another exciting destination includes a historical visit to the Land of the Incas in Peru with hiking, whitewater rafting, and an optional extension to Ecuador. Travelers can also venture to Costa Rica to explore Arenal Volcano, Palo Verde National Park, take an exhilarating canopy tour, and much more. With additional Spring Break departures to Baja, Belize, Panama, Tanzania, Egypt, and Thailand, there are endless opportunities for family exploration.
For more information about Thomson Family Adventures and Spring Break vacation opportunities, visit www.familyadventures.com or call 800-262-6255.