Explore the World of Parks
If you live near a national park, a theme park, or water park you know how enjoyable it can be to stop by and have some fun. Don’t have a home nearby? No need to worry, with HomeExchange, you’ll find yourself feeling at home near some of these exciting attractions.
The Great Outdoors
Hit the Trails
Moab, Utah, USA: For the outdoor enthusiast, Moab is an all-encompassing destination. You have easy access to world-class bike trails, stunning hiking paths, rock climbing for all levels, and incredible rafting. Best of all, it can be fun for all ages. If you have young ones along for the ride, you can venture out and walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs!
Make your way to Moab
Take a Jungle Adventure
Costa Rica: Channel your inner jungle beast and explore the beautiful rainforests of Costa Rica. Whether zip-lining through the trees, spending days on the beautiful beaches, or spotting any number of the indigenous animals it’s an adventure you, and your travel companions, aren’t soon to forget.
Zip to Costa Rica
Make Some Fish Friends
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands: If the white sandy beaches aren’t enough to entice you, perhaps the stunning blue water will. Relax or explore, this is an ideal location for whatever time of trip you are looking to experience. Make a point to visit Stingray City and discover the unique excitement of making friends with these mysterious and unusual aquatic creatures. Some legends say if you kiss a stingray you’ll get seven years of good luck. There has to be some truth to that tale because you are already pretty lucky to be spending any time in Grand Cayman.
Dive into the Grand Caymans
Let Adventure Reign
Queenstown, New Zealand: Looking for something a little more, shall we say, exciting? Head down to Queenstown and discover the go-to destination for adventure sports. Take the bungee jump plunge off the Kawarau Gorge bridge, find some rapids to paddle down, or take in some of the incredible skiing during the winter months. Or, for something a little more low-key, explore some of the astounding hiking trails. There’s no shortage of activities around Queenstown to help keep yourself occupied.
Rock out in the Canadian Rockies
Banff, Canada: Glaciers, hiking trails and indescribable lakes are just a few of the things you’ll discover in Banff National Park. The oldest park in Canada, you are going to find that the people are almost as friendly as the scenery is beautiful. Just watch your step on the glass path of the Glacier Skywalk. The next one is a doozy.
Discover Banff, Canada
Rust, Germany: Why settle for one country when you can visit the whole world? One day is hardly enough to explore what is consistently voted as one of the world’s best theme parks by TripAdvisor. Located on the border of Germany and France, this is an ideal stopping point while enjoying a European adventure with the whole family. Plan ahead and get tickets online.
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Orlando, Florida, USA: Just one of the many Universal Parks in Orlando, Islands of Adventure takes things up a notch. Enter the world of Harry Potter and find your perfect wand, take out some aggression with the rush of The Incredible Hulk coaster or travel back in time to Jurassic Park. No matter your age, you are sure to discover some fun on these islands. Explore the map and plan out your day.
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Salous, Spain: Start your engine! PortAventura offers fun for everyone with various worlds and the rush of Ferrari Land. Located just an hour from Barcelona and right on the coast, you can spend the day experiencing all the fun of the park and still explore the area. If you swing by during the summer, make sure to stop by and take a dip in the water park. You won’t be disappointed. Purchase tickets ahead and save.
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Anaheim | Orlando | Paris | Hong Kong: No matter where in the world you might be, you are sure to find a taste of magic at a Disney Park. We dare you not to smile while watching the kids talk to Mickey Mouse or get to meet their favorite Princess. From the rides to the entertainment, few companies that get it quite as right as the House of Mouse. Make a wish, which park will you go to next?
The Canary Islands: Whatever speed you want to go, Siam Park will catch you in its current. From the lazy Mai Thai River to the rush of the Tower of Power, their expansive offerings will help you soak up as much sun as you and the family can take. It is no wonder they grabbed the top spot on TripAdvisor’s 2017 list of best water parks. Get your tickets ahead of time and be ready to make a splash.
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Krausnick, Germany: Located just an hour outside of Berlin, this converted airplane hangar is a world all on its own. With indoor and outdoor attractions, this is a fun place to experience no matter what time of year. Find yourself exploring the world’s largest indoor rainforest, take a break at the spa, or take a trip down the waterslide tower. It might be hard to decide what is the most fun. Plan ahead and pick up your tickets before making the trip.
Stay close to Tropical Islands
Orlando, Florida, USA: Two distinctly different parks and both with some much to offer. Explore the frosty fun of Blizzard Beach and find the run of your life on the Downhill Double Dipper. Or get more tropical and snorkel with sharks with Typhoon Lagoon. Whatever you decide, make sure to pack some sunscreen, it’s going to be a lot of fun in the sun.
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Kuta, Indonesia: Most might think of Bali as the ideal destination for yoga retreats and romantic getaways, but it can also be the perfect spot for a little fun and excitement. That’s where Waterbom comes into play. We dare you not to scream (in delight or fright) as you feel for the force of the drop with the Climax. No yoga pose will prepare you for the feel of the 2.5 G-forces you’ll endure. Explore all their offerings and see what will help bring you inner peace.
Discover a different side of Bali
Whatever type of adventure you a looking for, you are one step closer with the help of HomeExchange. We can’t wait to hear where you go next.