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Best U.S. Summer Travel Destinations For Families

You don’t have to go far to have fun.

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With its boardwalk and wide beaches, Ocean City, NJ is a great family destination. In the summer there are free outdoor concerts, mini golf, ice cream shops, and rides— just note this is a “dry” town, but there are nearby towns that serve alcohol.DenisTangneyJr/Getty Images
Colonial Williamsburg in VA is teeming with fun family events for the Fourth of July. The Lights of Freedom (pictured) includes a reading of Declaration of Independence, music and singing, plus an epic fireworks display. Courtesy of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation